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Life is Strange 2 is ready to mess with your emotions on September 27

It's time to make a courtesy call to your therapist, because we've got a release date for Life is Strange 2. An all new, five episode story will start on September 27, but all we have to show for it right now is some embroidery on a messed up backpack. 

Developer Dontnod has tweeted that we'll find out more about the new season in August, so expect to see something to tie in with European event Gamescom. 

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We do know that the new, free, spin off announced at E3 - The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit - is set in the same universe and "contains links to the brand new story and characters of Life is Strange 2." That's the tale of a 10-year-old boy called Chris who wants to be a superhero, so prepare to go all detective for Life is Strange 2 clues when that's released on June 26 on PS4, Xbox One and PC. 

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Rachel Weber
Rachel Weber

Rachel Weber is the US Managing Editor of GamesRadar+ and lives in Brooklyn, New York. Rachel began working in games journalism in 2006, combing her love of video games with her passion for writing. Starting as a fresh-faced staff writer of Official PlayStation Magazine, she went on to cover the business side of the industry with, before joining Rolling Stone's ambitious - if short-lived - Glixel project in 2016. She returned to Future and joined GamesRadar+ in 2017, revitalizing the news coverage and building new processes and strategies for the US team.

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