Telltale Pulls The Walking Dead: The Final Season from Digital Storefronts

Sales of the game’s season pass have been paused while the studio works out how to finish it.

By Chris Morse

Assuming you haven’t been living under a rock, you are most likely aware of the fact that Telltale Games is closing its doors, leaving many of its upcoming projects cancelled or, at best, in doubt. The former was believed to be the case for the remaining episodes of their series based on The Walking Dead, but it was recently announced by what’s left of the company that the studio is exploring their options with regards to partnering up with outside companies in order to complete the final episodes of The Walking Dead: The Final Season.

Nothing is final yet, but in the meantime, Telltale has opted to stop the sales of the game and its season pass while they work out all of the details to make this happen. The second episode of the game’s final season was just released, but new sales are on pause until the studio comes up with some kind of plan for finishing the remaining episodes (if they are able to). The product listing on CD Projekt Red’s GOG store includes a note elaborating on why the game is not currently for sale, which you can read below.


In addition, Kotaku was able to get an update from a Telltale representative, who confirmed the temporary pause on sales and also revealed that they hope to have a firm announcement by the end of the week. You can read the full statement below.


It looks like we should expect some more news on this front very soon. We will be sure to keep you updated here on Dead Entertainment whenever we learn more.


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Chris Morse

Programmer by day, writer by night. Having grown up surrounded by plenty of horror movies and video games, it only made sense for Chris to combine all of these passions into one place: Dead Entertainment. Whether he's working on designs, tinkering with the platform, or just writing up the latest horror news, he's sure to be hard at work keeping the wheels turning on this website no matter what time of day it is. When not coding or gaming, you can find him donning a Cheesehead and heading to the Midwest to cheer on his favorite NFL team, the Green Bay Packers. #GoPackGo