Today we can also announce that The Wolf Among Us: A Telltale Games Series will be available to purchase at retailers in North America on November 4th, available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One for the first time, as well as on disc on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 for the first time. The Wolf Among Us will also be available for purchase on PlayStation Vita at retail for the first time on November 4th in North America. In Europe, The Wolf Among Us will be available for consoles on November 7th.
Each retail edition of The Wolf Among Us: A Telltale Games Series will include all five episodes from the critically-acclaimed series. The full season will also be available for download on PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and Xbox One in North America and Europe.
The series has been met with critical-acclaim since its premiere leading to its finale this July, when GameSpot.com heralded the series as a 2014 Game of the Year Contender. The series was nominated in five categories in the 2014 Golden Joystick Awards, including Game of the Year, Best Original Game, Best Audio, Best Storytelling, and Studio of the Year for Telltale Games.
The finale episode received a 9.3 out of 10 score from IGN.com who awarded it ‘Game of the Month,’ saying, “Simply put, The Wolf Among Us’ finale provides some of the finest storytelling I’ve played in a long time,” later adding “Telltale’s finale is a fantastic adventure, and some of the best work the studio has ever done.”
Nerdist.com called the series upon its conclusion, “… a tour de force of sex, lies, murder, deceit, and, ultimately, hope. The final moments of the series are guaranteed to be the subject of heated comment section debate for months to come and can totally shatter your perception of everything you’ve come to know.” Also in their review of the season finale, GamesBeat awarded the episode a 9.5 out of 10 score, saying “Cry Wolf ends Telltale’s Fables series on a memorable and effective note… It’s everything a finale should be.”
Official Xbox Magazine awarded ‘Cry Wolf’ a 9 out of 10, calling it “a spectacular end to an excellent series,” while Joystiq, also gave the episode a 9 out of 10, saying, “The Wolf Among Us has been consistently excellent from start to finish.”
The series is now available for download on the Xbox Games Store for Xbox 360, on PlayStation®Network for PlayStation 3, on PC and Mac via digital download including Steam, on iOS for compatible phones and tablets, as well as on compatible Amazon Fire tables, phones, and micro-consoles. The series will also make its debut this Fall on over 6000 compatible Android-based devices via the Google Play store, including the NVIDIA Shield.