Let the countdown begin. Revealed during the Game Awards earlier this month, Season 3 of The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series – A New Frontier debuts on December 20th and the first episode will be a special two-part episode coming out on the same day says Telltale Games.
During the Game Awards, the extended first look trailer of A New Frontier was debuted and features a new main character, Javier. We get to see what the beginning of the zombie apocalypse started and how Javier’s family was effected. Fast forward a few years later, Javier meets Clementine, the original main character of The Walking Dead who has aged and seems more badass than ever.
“When family is all you have left… how far will you go to protect it? Years after society was ripped apart by undead hands, pockets of civilization emerge from the chaos. But at what cost? Can the living be trusted on this new frontier? As Javier, a young man determined to protect his family, you meet a young girl who has experienced her own unimaginable loss. Her name is Clementine, and your fates are bound together in a story where every choice you make could be your last.” – The Walking Dead – A New Frontier
The Walking Dead: A New Frontier will allow players to start anew who don’t know much about the series and even Clementine but for players who have experienced The Walking Dead Telltale’s Season One and Two will be able to pick up where they left off. This includes creating your own backstory and importing previous save files from various platforms, Telltale will be sharing how this can be done in the coming weeks prior to launch.
The first two of the five episodes of A New Frontier will debut digitally worldwide on Dec. 20th on PC, Xbox One, PS4, iOS, and Android, Telltale confirms they will have more info on release dates for additional platforms in the near future.
A New Frontier will be available on a special “Season Pass Disc” for PS4 and Xbox One where all episodes can be accessed as they become available. It is also available for preorder now!