When mass layoffs at Telltale Games had been confirmed final week, questions remained concerning the destiny of its at present ongoing closing season of The Strolling Useless, and whether or not it will attain its conclusion. The developer now says that it is “actively working in direction of” ending remaining episodes.
The Strolling Useless: The Closing Season is designed to wrap up the story of protagonist Clementine, which started nearly six years in the past with the arrival of Telltale’s first, critically acclaimed Strolling Useless season. The concluding chapter was supposed to span 4 episodes, solely considered one of which has been launched thus far. Unsurprisingly, final week’s information solid severe doubt on the remaining deliberate episodes ever seeing the sunshine of day.
Additional reviews from ex-staff and collaborators over the weekend appeared to substantiate that the sequence was certainly cancelled, and unlikely to be accomplished provided that your entire Strolling Useless workforce had been laid off. In a new statement released on Twitter, nonetheless, Telltale has now supplied official phrase on the sequence future, saying that “a number of potential companions have stepped ahead to precise curiosity in serving to to see the The Closing Season by means of to completion”.
— Telltale Video games (@telltalegames) September 24, 2018
Whereas the developer stated it “cannot make any guarantees at the moment”, it did search to guarantee followers that it is “actively working in direction of an answer that may enable episodes three and four to be accomplished and launched in some type”. It additionally famous that The Closing Season’s second episode will nonetheless launch on September 25th as initially deliberate.
Telltale managing to finish The Closing Season can be a constructive word to finish on, in an in any other case sad set of circumstances, giving followers the chance to see and rejoice the labours of the workforce that labored arduous to carry closure to Clementine’s story and the sequence as an entire. By the sounds of it although, that is nonetheless removed from assured.
Telltale concluded that it “hopes to have solutions to your different questions quickly”.