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Life is Strange 2: Episode 2 gets launch trailer ahead of release

Episode 2 launches January 24th, 2019.

Life is Strange 2: Episode 2 - Rules
Credit: Dontnod Entertainment / Square Enix

Square Enix External Studios and DONTNOD Entertainment have released the launch trailer for Life is Strange 2: Episode 2. ​The second episode is titled ‘Rules’ and will release digitally worldwide this Thursday, January 24th, 2019, for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC/Steam.

Episode 2 picks up a few months after the events of the first episode. Sean and Daniel are still on the run from the police following the tragic incident in Seattle and the manifestation of a strange supernatural power. The winter cold is setting in and Daniel becomes increasingly unwell. Sean decides that they must take the risk and make their way to their distant grandparent’s house to recover and seek shelter.

Watch the Life is Strange 2: Episode 2 launch trailer below:

The power takes a central position in the story as Daniel is slowly coming to terms with his abilities. The brothers have to practice Daniel’s control over his powers so he can be less of a danger to himself and others, but at the same time, they also have to hide his abilities from a world that won’t understand.

The brothers have come to an agreement on a set of rules for how Daniel uses his abilities in order to keep them hidden: Never in public. Never talk about it. Run from danger. But can a 9-year old really follow the rules?

View some screenshots from Life is Strange 2: Episode 2 – Rules in our gallery:

The much loved Captain Spirit returns in Episode 2 of Life is Strange 2. It’s recommended that players complete The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit, as Episode 2 takes into account Captain Spirit save games. Actions taken in Captain Spirit will have repercussions in Episode 2. The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit is available 100% free on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC/Steam.

EF Games will have a full review of Episode 2 for you shortly after launch. Read our review of Life is Strange 2: Episode 1 – Roads to see what we thought of the first episode.

Check out the Life is Strange 2 developer blog and the official Life is Strange website for the latest updates on the game. ​

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