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Telltale Dates The Walking Dead Season 3: A New Frontier For December 20

Clementine and Co. will set foot on A New Frontier when Telltale debuts the premiere episode of The Walking Dead season 3 on December 20.


Clementine and Co. will set foot on A New Frontier when the premiere episode of The Walking Dead season 3 arrives on December 20.

Telltale Games dated the pilot episode earlier today, which is headed to all of the usual platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC and mobile devices including iOS and Android. Pre-orders are now open, and from February 7, users will have the option to pick up the Season Pass, opening up both December’s pilot and all subsequent episodes the moment they become available.

Running for five episodes in total, The Walking Dead season 3 will be in attendance at The Game Awards 2016 early next month, where Telltale plans to offer up an extended first look at gameplay. December 1 is the date for your diaries.

For more on A New Frontier, here’s the official synopsis:

“When family is all you have left… how far will you go to protect it? Four years after society was ripped apart by undead hands, pockets of civilization emerge from the chaos. But at what cost? Can the living be trusted on this new frontier? As Javier, a young man determined to find the family taken from him, you meet a young girl who has experienced her own unimaginable loss. Her name is Clementine, and your fates are bound together in a story where every choice you make could be your last.”

The Walking Dead: Season 3 will make its debut across all platforms on December 20. Those who choose to pre-order A New Frontier on PS4 will receive a complementary copy of The Walking Dead: Season Two and The Walking Dead: Michonne. As for Steam users, Telltale notes that you’ll be able to nab a 10 percent discount on the game’s third season should you choose to pre-order ahead of time.

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