CARY – Even though Telltale Games are closing their doors, fans of The Walking Dead: The Final Season, one of their most popular games, need not fret.
Meanwhile, Skybound Games has taken on the production of the game, getting developers from Telltale Games to help them finish the story of Clementine and the orphanage living through the zombie apocalypse.
“The team at Epic owns a major chapter in the history of the game industry. We’re excited to work together on their latest transformative event with the launch of the Epic Games Store,” said President of Interactive Dan Murray and Skybound Games CEO Ian Howe in a joint-statement.
“Epic stepped up to the plate immediately to work with us in order to bring the original team back together and ensure fans will receive the completed season of Telltale’s The Walking Dead: The Final Season.”
Fans who already bought the season on a different PC platform will still receive the final two episodes through their previous point of purchase.
The third episode of the game, “Broken Toys”, will be released on January 15, 2019.
Founded in 1991, Epic Games is the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games.
Epic’s Unreal Engine technology brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, AR, VR and the Web.
Skybound Games, a division of Skybound Entertainment, expanded into the videogames space this yeaer, led by CEO Ian Howe. The first two games brought to retail were Slime Rancher and The Long Dark, and titles launching soon include Skullgirls, Deaths Gambit, and more.