When Telltale Games announced The Walking Dead: Michonne game last summer, the early speculation was that it would explore Michonne’s backstory. But instead of revisiting Michonne’s past, the upcoming game will be delve into a previously unknown chapter of her life.
Today, Telltale Games announced that the first installment of The Walking Dead: Michonne will drop later this month, and take place within the continuity of Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard’s ongoing Walking Dead comic. Specifically, the game will begin during the post “All Out War” time jump and follow Michonne’s activities after she left Rick’s group and reveal why she decided to come back.
Telltale also revealed that the description of the first episode, “In Too Deep.”
“Michonne joins Pete and his crew on the sailing ship The Companion as they cruise the coast for survivors and supplies. When a desperate signal for help draws them to a scene of horrific massacre, Michonne and the crew are lead further to the floating survivors’ colony of Monroe, which may just be harboring the person responsible for the carnage.”
The Walking Dead: Michonne “In Too Deep” will roll out on February 23 for Mac, PC, Playstation 3 and Playstation 4, with Xbox One and Xbox 360 versions of the game arriving on February 24. Android and iOS versions will hit on February 25. The second chapter, “Give Me Shelter” will be released in March, with the third part, “What We Deserve” finishing up the story in April.
Additionally, the first five minutes of The Walking Dead: Michonne will be unveiled this Sunday on the Telltale Games YouTube channel.
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