The Walking Dead: Destinies Launches Today on Consoles

The highly anticipated video game The Walking Dead: Destinies has officially launched today on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One.

The game allows players to shape their own journey in the grim world of The Walking Dead by making critical choices that will decide the fates of their favorite characters.

Pick Between Rick or Shane to Lead the Group

The Walking Dead: Destinies out now

In Destinies, players will be able to choose whether Rick Grimes or Shane Walsh will lead their group of survivors in the zombie apocalypse. This key decision will set the tone for the rest of the game and lead to vastly different storylines unfolding. Your choices throughout the game will impact which characters live or die, shaping the ultimate destiny of the group.

The trailer for The Walking Dead: Destines is below.

The Walking Dead: Destinies trailer

Explore Iconic Locations from The Walking Dead Universe

The game is set across various iconic locations from the popular The Walking Dead TV series and comics. You’ll scavenge for supplies and fight off walkers in Atlanta, seek refuge at Hershel’s Greene family farm, battle the Governor at the prison, and try to find safety in Woodbury. The environments are detailed and atmospheric, putting you right in the middle of the acclaimed universe.

Third-Person Action Gameplay Against Hordes of Walkers

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Destinies features third-person survival action gameplay where you’ll need to use melee and ranged weapons to take down walkers. You’ll also need to carefully manage limited resources and supplies to keep your group of survivors alive. Stealth and strategy are required to complete missions such as defending your camp, rescuing other survivors, and clearing out walker-infested areas.

Play as Fan Favorite Characters Including Rick, Shane, and Michonne

You’ll be able to play as over 12 different iconic characters from The Walking Dead universe, including protagonists like Rick Grimes, Shane Walsh, Michonne, Carol Peletier, and Daryl Dixon. Each character has their own unique skills and abilities that you can leverage to improve your chances of survival.

Coming Soon to PC and Nintendo Switch

The Walking Dead: Destinies is now available on PlayStation and Xbox consoles for $39.99 US. The game will also launch on Steam for PC on December 1st. In 2023, a version for the Nintendo Switch will arrive on January 26th.

The Walking Dead: Destinies is developed by Flux Games and published by GameMill Entertainment. For North American media inquiries, contact Tyler Gardner. UK media inquiries can be directed to Stefano Petrullo and Andy Griffiths.

The release of Destinies expands The Walking Dead Universe, which already includes the hit TV series, new upcoming shows, and more games in development. Fans eager for more of the zombie apocalypse can now carve their own path forward when they pick up The Walking Dead: Destinies today.

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