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LIFE IS STRANGE ARCADIA BAY COLLECTION COMING TO NINTENDO SWITCH ON SEPTEMBER 27

This Brand New Collection, Releasing September 27 for Nintendo Switch, Combines Remastered Versions of the Critically-Acclaimed Life is Strange and Life is Strange: Before the Storm; Enjoy The Emotional Adventures On-the-Go For the Very First Time
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

LONDON, UK (August 16, 2022) – SQUARE ENIX® today announced a release date of September 27, 2022 for Life is Strange™ Arcadia Bay Collection on the Nintendo Switch, marking very first time the beloved narrative experiences will be available on the portable platform. Physical pre-orders are open now.
 
Watch the new Life is Strange Arcadia Bay Collection trailer here:
https://youtu.be/OtndNKZvKUA
 
Experience two award-winning Life is Strange games on Nintendo Switch for the very first time!
Meet an unforgettable cast of characters across two gripping stories – with remastered visuals and upgraded animations now optimized for the Nintendo Switch.
 
Harness the power of Max’s supernatural rewind ability or Chloe’s quick-witted attitude to change the course of shocking events in Arcadia Bay.
 
The Life is Strange Arcadia Bay Collection includes ‘Life is Strange Remastered’ and ‘Life is Strange: Before the Storm Remastered’.
 
This all-new collection features:

  • Two complete games
  • Remastered visuals improved and optimized for Switch across characters and environments
  • Improved character animation using full facial mocap performance (Life is Strange Remastered)
  • Choice and consequence driven stories with multiple endings
  • Harness the power of Max’s rewind ability or Chloe’s quick-witted attitude to change the course of events
  • Every track from the distinct licensed soundtrack & original scores

Jon Brooke, Co-Head of Studio at Square Enix External Studios states: “Firstly I’d like to recognise DON’T NOD for creating the incredible original Life is Strange, and offer thanks to Deck Nine Games for taking the emotional on-screen performance of these beloved characters to a new level in these new editions. Bringing these award-winning stories to the Nintendo Switch for the very first time was essential for us, as was the care the Deck Nine team have shown during their development. We’re excited to welcome a whole host of new players to these must-play games.”
 
Buy Life is Strange Arcadia Bay Collection: https://arcadiabay.square-enix-games.com
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About Deck Nine Games
Deck Nine Games are an independent videogame developer devoted to bringing together two passions; meaningful storytelling and rich gameplay. Its talented team of developers have won awards for their work in films, TV and videogames. Located at the foot of the Colorado mountains, Deck Nine Games is focused on becoming a premium developer of narrative adventure games for consoles, PC and mobile devices.
For more information on Deck Nine Games visit: www.DeckNineGames.com
 
About DONTNOD Entertainment
Founded in 2008, DONTNOD is an independent studio that develops video games in popular genres, such as adventure (Life is Strange), action (Remember Me) and RPG (Vampyr). Every new game is an original, multi-platform creation with a unique narrative experience and gameplay and is aimed at a wide audience, whether released in episodes, or in “one-shot” format. The studio has built an international reputation amongst working with worldwide leading publishers such as Square Enix, Bandai Namco Entertainment, Focus Home Interactive and Capcom. www.dont-nod.com
DONTNOD (ISIN code: FR0013331212 - ALDNE) is listed on Euronext Growth Paris
 
About Square Enix External Studios
Square Enix External Studios is a London based development and publishing group that works with top development studios across the world, establishing new intellectual properties and developing new franchises within the umbrella of Square Enix Holdings. Square Enix External Studios have been responsible for multiple games including RPG Shooter OUTRIDERS®, the Just Cause® and Life is Strange® series, and titles such as Batman: Arkham Asylum® and Sleeping Dogs®.
 
About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal®. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over  168  million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 84 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over  88 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
 
More information on Square Enix Ltd. can be found at https://square-enix-games.com

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