[Update: Game Released, System Specs Revealed] Life Is Strange: True Colors Release Date, Gameplay & System Requirements

Adventure games are always fun to play since there’s always something new to discover and experience. The same can be said about the Life is Strange game series. With Square Enix has announced a new Life Is Strange game, there is a lot to expect from the game. The new title is Life Is Strange: True Colors. If you like the game series stay with us to know Life Is Strange: True Colors Release Date, Gameplay, and System Requirements.

The one main difference from the old Life Is Strange game is that it will not be an episodic title, meaning the full game will be released and available to play right away without having to wait for various episodes to be released. Life Is Strange: True Colors is being developed by Deck Nine Studios.

The initial Life is Strange game was first released in 2015 with 5 episodes released between 2 to 3 months all in the same year. Between 2015 and 2020 there have been four installments of the game with Life Is Strange: True Colors being the fifth one. The new game will be succeeding Life is Strange 2. Let’s dive into what we know about this mystery adventure game.

Life Is Strange: True Colors Release Date

The game was announced at the Square Enix Presents event that was held on the 18th of March, 2021. Talking about Life Is Strange True Colors Release Date, the game is slated for a release on the 10th of September 2021 and is already available for pre-purchase on Steam, Stadia, PlayStation Store as well as the Xbox Store.

Life is Strange True Colors Release Date

Life is Strange: True Colors Gameplay

Looking at the game’s first look, there are a lot of things that you will notice. The introduction of Alex Chen as the new character who is on her way to her brother’s house and has a good life and a job. But unfortunately, she loses her brother in a tragic yet mysterious incident. Her goal is to find out and discover the mystery behind his death and who is responsible for it. Alex Chen has a special power. She can manipulate and absorb the emotions of everyone around her. Now that she’s at her brother’s town she has to uncover all the secrets and mysteries of the town. She has to use her power of Empathy to change lives and the fate that’s expected to come.

Looking back at the previous Life Is Strange games, there seems to be a different change in the protagonist’s powers. The first game had the power of rewinding time followed by arguing, telekinetic powers, and now empathy. If you’ve noticed, in each Life is Strange game there’s always someone dead. All the main games had someone die due to some weird strange and mysterious manner. The game has a major step up in terms of graphics and animations. True Colors will be the first in the Life Is Strange series which will feature a free roam mode that will let you explore Haven Springs.

Life is Strange True Colors System Requirements

Life is Strange: True Colors – Game versions

The game will be available on PCs, Google’s Stadia, and the new as well as previous generation consoles from Sony and Microsoft. Life is Strange: True Colors will be available in three editions – the standard edition, deluxe edition as well as ultimate edition. Square Enix has also mentioned that there will be digital as well as physical copies of the game available for purchase.

The deluxe edition of the game will have a bonus story called Wavelengths where you get to play as Steph in the year when Alex Chen comes to Haven Springs. The deluxe version also brings in four new outfits for Alex Chen that have been inspired by previous game protagonists. While the ultimate version brings everything from the deluxe version, you’ll get the remastered versions of the first Life is Strange game as well as the Life is Strange: Behind the Storm remastered version. Plus you’ll also receive the Zombie Crypt Outfit as well.

Life is Strange True Colors Gameplay

Life is Strange: True Colors System Requirements

So far there are no system requirements available for the Life Is Strange True Colors game. The Steam page for the game still shows a to-be-announced placeholder in the requirements section. Looking at the game’s graphics we can expect a mid-spec system to be able to run the game quite easily. Any system that’s able to run a game released in 2018 or 2019 should be easily able to run Life Is Strange. As for the consoles, the new generation ones will be able to play at a higher frame rate and resolution thanks to their better and faster hardware.

Update September 18th: Life Is Strange System Requirements, Game Released

Players can now purchase the game available on Steam for $59.99 The System Requirements have finally been revealed. Looking at the requirements, it should be capable of running on almost most systems easily.

Minimum Requirements

  • CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 @3.40 GHz or Intel Core i5-2300 @2.80 GHz
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • GPU: 2 GB Radeon HD 7790, or 2 GB GeForce GTX 750Ti
  • DirectX: 11
  • Storage: 30 GB

Recommended Requirements

  • CPU: AMD FX-8350 @4.00 GHz or Intel Core i5-3470 @3.20 GHz
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • GPU: Radeon RX 590, 8 GB or GeForce GTX 1060, 6 GB
  • DirectX: 11
  • Storage: 30 GB

With almost three months left for the game to release we can expect more details about the game and maybe even proper gameplay showcased alongside the system prerequisites. The game looks promising enough and it’s worth the wait till the 10th of September 2021.

So that was it on Life Is Strange True Colors Release Date, Gameplay, and System Requirements. What do you think of the upcoming game? Let us know in the comment section.

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