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This is fantastic news, Life is Strange 2 is confirmed to be coming to Linux with the porting from Feral Interactive once again. This has replaced the "AURORA" teaser on their Port Radar.

From the press release just sent to us:

Feral Interactive today announced that Life is Strange 2, the next instalment in the much loved narrative adventure series, is coming to macOS and Linux in 2019. Originally developed by DONTNOD Entertainment and published by Square Enix on Windows and console, this is the much-anticipated sequel to 2015's BAFTA Award-winning Life is Strange.

After a tragic and mysterious incident in Seattle, brothers Sean and Daniel Diaz run away from home and head for Mexico. Life on the road is tough, and responsibility for his much younger brother soon brings Sean to the realisation that the decisions he makes on their journey south will impact their lives forever...

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Sadly though, we will have to wait until 2019. The most likely reason, is Feral waiting until the game is essentially finished with all episodes out. I can understand why this will be an issue for some, since you will miss out on the discourse and hype surrounding the release of each episode. Hopefully it will be as soon after the final episode's release as possible. I'm glad they're announcing this quite early though, hopefully it means more people will hold off on buying it to support their continued Linux ports. Given the quality of their ports and their top-notch support, I'm happy to hold off on a single-player game.

The news comes not long after Feral also confirmed Total War: THREE KINGDOMS. It seems like their previous teaser that mentioned Thursday this week, was simply about reflecting on these announcements.

Since Feral have confirmed multiple times they're happy for people to purchase a game once a port is announced (as long as you hold off to play it on Linux) you can find it on Humble Store and Steam.

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TheSyldat 1 October 2018 at 5:03 pm UTC
TheSyldatTeam C is busy with their mystery title that we have only been teased about.

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Yup That's the one I don't want to see anything else after seeing the teaser I will just wait and hope for it to be ported on Linux as well .

For Vampyr I don't even dream about it happening given that now Focus is owned by the guy who founded Cyanide. And as far as linux gamers are concerned we can all go eat a big bag of dicks ( his words not mine )

Last edited by TheSyldat on 1 October 2018 at 5:17 pm UTC
Comandante Ñoñardo 1 October 2018 at 5:13 pm UTC
TheSyldatI just double checked actually one month between each episode.
Episode two will be out on October 20th .
Then third saturday of november for episode 3
Then third saturday of December for episode 4

hmm.. If that is accurate, then January 2019 (in the last days of the Steam Xmas sales) will be a good release date...
More after than that isn't OK...
I mean, with Deus Ex MD, they did a good job with the release date: Just one month after the windows release..It seems, then, They worked simultaneously with the windows version devs.
TheSyldat 1 October 2018 at 5:19 pm UTC
Comandante Ñoñardohmm.. If that is accurate, then January 2019 (in the last days of the Steam Xmas sales) will be a good release date...
More after than that isn't OK...
I mean, with Deus Ex MD, they did a good job with the release date: Just one month after the windows release..It seems, then, They worked simultaneously with the windows version devs.
Given the game is Unreal Engine 4 it probably will be a quick release after they're done with releasing all episodes.
jens 1 October 2018 at 6:07 pm UTC
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Very nice, looking forward and I'm happy to wait since my backlog isn't actually empty
jens 1 October 2018 at 6:09 pm UTC
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chepatiFinally, a sensible approach to announcing future porting plans by Feral. There are games that I am eager to play upon release, even if it means booting into Windows. However, if I knew the game was to be ported native to linux, I would delay my purchase so I can order it directly from the porting studio and let them keep all the money.

I find these "teasers" immature and childish. While they try to be cute, they may lose sales just because people have no idea a game they want is about to be ported.

As soon as they finalize the legal paperwork of acquiring the porting rights, just say so. Don't play guessing games.

Sorry for the rant.

I will now delay my Life is Strange 2 purchase so I can order it directly from Feral.

This. Now that they've announced it, I won't buy it until Feral gets the money. It's really in their best interest to announce it as soon as possible.

I'm pretty sure they know this ;)
Cyber 2 October 2018 at 1:09 am UTC
Good news! I was tempted to play LiS 2 on some other platform, but I'll wait until Feral port it to Linux.
Comandante Ñoñardo 22 March 2019 at 12:02 pm UTC
It seems that the Linux port made by Feral will be available NEXT YEAR...
I jumped to this conclusion because the Episode 5 will be available on 3rd December and Feral has the habit to port games after the Windows release... But thanks to Proton, this game can be enjoyed on Linux right now.

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