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This article is about the fourth season of the Video Game. You may be looking for the fourth season of the original TV Series or the fourth season of the Companion Series.

Season 4, re-titled The Walking Dead: Season Four and The Walking Dead: The Final Season, is the fourth and final season of Telltale Games' The Walking Dead. It was confirmed at the end of "From The Gallows". It marks the return of playable protagonist, Clementine, and Alvin Jr.. The first episode was released on August 14, 2018.

Synopsis

After years on the road facing threats both living and dead, a secluded school might finally be Clementine and AJ’s chance for a home. But protecting it will mean sacrifice. In this gripping, emotional final season, your choices define your relationships, shape your world, and determine how Clementine’s story ends.

Episodes

Title Lead Writer Release Dates
1. "Done Running" Jess Krause August 14, 2018 (PC, PS4, XONE, NS {{Worldwide})
2. "Suffer The Children" Mary Kenney September 25, 2018 (PC, PS4, XONE, NS {{Worldwide})
3. "Broken Toys" Lauren Mee November 6, 2018 (PC, PS4, XONE, NS {{Worldwide})
4. "Take Us Back" Adam Douglas December 18, 2018 (PC, PS4, XONE, NS {{Worldwide})

Cast

Starring

Also Starring

Deaths

In-Game Statistics

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Videos

Achievements/Trophies

(To Be Added)

Trivia

  • Unlike previous seasons that consisted of five episodes each, the final season consists of only four episodes.
  • This will be the third and final season to feature Clementine as a playable character, and the second to have her as the protagonist.
  • Job said that Season 4 will wrap up Clementine’s story, but not The Walking Dead as a whole.
    • Also stated that the premiere will be in Q2 although new CEO stated that it will release in summer 2018 in an article he answered.
    • Finally Job said, that there might be some returning characters from Season 1.
  • It has been confirmed on the Telltale Community page, that Gary Whitta is returning to work on the final season. He also wrote "Around Every Corner" and helped write "400 Days".
  • Robert Kirkman teased in Issue 175's Letter Hacks that this season might feature a character with an animal companion like Ezekiel and Shiva.
    • This character was revealed to be Marlon, who owns a dog named Rosie as his companion.
  • The Final Season's creative director confirmed on an AMA, that this season will feature a LGBT character(s).[1]
  • The artwork looks similar to the one made for the Game of the Year edition of Season 1.
  • The Final Season will come with some new features not found in previous games, such as a new over-the-shoulder camera, better combat and a visual overhaul. 4K and HDR support have also been confirmed for compatible devices. It will also be possible to import save data from previous entries in the series.
  • It is confirmed by a Telltale employee on their forums that the García family will not return for this season.
  • This is the first season to release on a Nintendo console, namely the Nintendo Switch.
    • Initially, it was rumored that the first three seasons may release on the console as well. That would eventually turn out to be true, as on August 21, 2018, Telltale announced that Season 1 along with the 400 Days DLC episode would be releasing on the Nintendo Switch on August 28, 2018, with Season 2 and Season 3 also releasing on the console sometime in 2018.
      • When Telltale announced that it had laid off of the majority of its staff and confirming "majority studio closure" in September 2018, it was uncertain if both Season 2 and Season 3 will release on the Nintendo Switch, leaving the statuses of the release of both seasons on the console unknown.
        • However, on October 6, 2018, when Skybound Games announced that they will be finishing Season 4 and the final two episodes, a fan on Twitter asked about if ports of Season 2 and Season 3 would be worked on for the Switch, with Skybound's Twitter account simply replying with "Stay tuned!" [1]
  • It is estimated that Season 4 will take place 7-8 years or 2558-2920 days after the initial outbreak seen in Season 1, whereas the TV show is at 620 days and the comic books is at least at 1481 days.
    • According to Fear The Walking Dead's episode "Date of Death" the year of the outbreak is 2010, which was the year the main Television series was released.
    • Since the video game follows the comic storyline, the outbreak is thought to have started in 2003 as that is when the comic's outbreak canonically begins and when the comic series itself began releasing. Going off the when the game was first revealed, July 19th, it has been 2923 days. (8 years and 1 day) which would fit within the estimated time. Or 2558 days (7 years and 1 day)
    • However, going from 2010, it could be January 17th which would be 2740 day into the outbreak (7 years and 5 months) or going off the release date for the final episode December 18th, it could be 2920 days or 8 years since the initial outbreak.
  • The title of Episode 4 "Take Us Back" is a reference to the ending credit song of "No Time Left".
  • In September 2018, due to Telltale laying off the majority of its staff, leaving only 25 of previously 250 employees, cancelling most of their in-development titles, and the company announcing studio closure shortly afterwards, Season 4 will be the final game that Telltale will release.
  • It was initially announced that due to the studio closure, the rest of the season was cancelled, and Telltale would only release the second episode of the season, "Suffer The Children". This meant that this would be the final episode, and that Season 4 would've been left unfinished. However, on September 24, 2018, Telltale announced that several companies were interested in completing The Final Season, that would allow the releases of the final two episodes in some manner.
    • That company was revealed to be Skybound Games, Skybound Entertainment's gaming division. On October 6, 2018, the company announced that they would be completing the final two episodes of Season 4.
  • On September 25, 2018, until they are able to figure out how the last two episodes will be played out, Telltale asked retailers and digital storefronts to pull the sales of the game and the season pass. As of now, Season 4 is not purchasable on the PlayStation Store, the Xbox Games Store, the Nintendo eShop, Steam, and GOG.
  • On October 6, 2018, it was announced that Skybound's gaming division, Skybound Games, would be completing the last two episodes of Season 4.

References

Episodes of The Walking Dead Video Game
Season 1 "A New Day" • "Starved For Help" • "Long Road Ahead" • "Around Every Corner" • "No Time Left"
"400 Days" "Vince's Story" • "Wyatt's Story" • "Russell's Story" • "Bonnie's Story" • "Shel's Story" • "Epilogue"
Season 2 "All That Remains" • "A House Divided" • "In Harm's Way" • "Amid The Ruins" • "No Going Back"
Michonne Series "In Too Deep" • "Give No Shelter" • "What We Deserve"
Season 3 "Ties That Bind - Part 1" • "Ties That Bind - Part 2" • "Above The Law" • "Thicker Than Water" • "From The Gallows"
Season 4 "Done Running" • "Suffer The Children" • "Broken Toys" • "Take Us Back"

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