As Microsoft and developer Dontnod announce today, you can now play the first episode of Tell Me Why permanently for free. You can find Tell Me Why in the Xbox Store * and on Steam for PCs.
Life is Strange, probably Dontnod’s most famous work, had already taken this route. How Life is Strange too Tell Me Why told in episode format. All episodes are now available, so you can start without hesitation.
If you have grabbed the game by then, the full version is currently also available with a 50% discount. Tell Me Why is also part of the Xbox Game Pass. Most Xbox users will therefore not take much advantage of this promotion.
Tell Me Why is set in a small town in Alaska. Players are the focus of a “puzzling, intimate and lifelike story”. The main roles in Tell Me Why play the twins Tyler and Alyson Ronan, who unravel their memories of a “loving but eventful childhood”. The special bond between the two is thus the core mechanism of the game.
“At the same time, human relationships are a central theme that is closely linked to Dontnod Entertainment’s narrative approach,” explains Florent Guillaume, Game Director of Tell Me Why.
“Throughout the story, players will explore the identical twins’ memories of important events and choose which of them to believe. Ultimately, the decisions of the players determine the strength of the twins’ bond – and the future course of their lives. “
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