A lot of people are excited for the new installment in the Life is Strange series but Feral Interactive, who publishes a lot of games for macOS, iOS, and Linux, are bringing the prequel series Life is Strange: Before the Storm to Linux and macOS this September 13th.

The release will include all 3 episodes. This prequel story stars Chloe Price before Max Caulfield, the protagonist of the original game, as she develops a relationship with Rachel Amber. The duo will face a series of demons in each other’s lives and eventually develop the strong bond that will lead to the events of Life is Strange.

Here are the requirements:

  • As well as AMD and NVIDIA graphics cards, Life is Strange: Before the Storm will support the 1.5GB Intel Iris 5100 or better.
  • All Mac Minis since Late 2014
  • All 13″ MacBook Pros released since 2013
  • All 15″ MacBook Pros released since mid-2012 with a 1GB graphics card or better
    • (Mid 2015 models with an AMD 370X are not supported.)
  • All 21.5″ iMacs released since late 2013
  • All 27″ iMacs released since late 2013
    • (Late 2012 models with Nvidia 675 or Nvidia 680 graphics are also supported.)
  • All 27″ iMac Pros released since late 2017
  • All Mac Pros released since late 2013

Requirements to play Life is Strange: Before the Storm on Linux:

OS: Ubuntu 18.04
Processor: Intel Core i3-4130T @ 2.90GHz
GPU: 2GB Nvidia GTX 680 or 2GB AMD R9 270 or better
System RAM: 4GB
Storage: 28GB

Additional notes:

  • AMD GPUs require Mesa driver 18.1.6, Nvidia cards require driver 396.54 or better.
  • Intel GPUs are not supported at time of release.

Life is Strange: Before the Storm is now available for Xbox One, PS4, and PC. It’ll become available on Linux and macOS devices this September 13th. You can read our review here.

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