Telltale Games has officially requested to stop sales of The Walking Dead: The Final Season on all storefronts. A user spotted the delisted game on PC, PS4, and Xbox marketplaces and, eventually, someone spotted this message on GOG: "Telltale has requested a temporary pause of sales of The Walking Dead – Final Season. For all up to date Telltale news, please refer to their official Twitter page."
Instead of releasing Episode 2 of The Walking Dead: The Final Season on Steam... Telltale straight up delisted the game for purchase.— Pixelbuster (@Nitomatta) September 26, 2018
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The original report comes from TechRaptor and an update on the article reveals that the game is still listed on the Nintendo Switch eShop. At the time this article was written, the game is still listed on the Nintendo marketplace. For users that have purchased the game on other storefronts, the availability of refunds seems to be in flux. We'll update as more information is made available.
To catch you up on the Telltale sage thus far, here are the major happenings:
- Telltale employees let go, small team retained for Minecraft: Story Mode
- Former co-founder: "I've done everything within my power to prevent today from happening"
- Netflix reaffirms commitment to Stranger Things game
- Devolver Digital unofficially applies for Stranger Things job
- Former Telltale employee files a class-action lawsuit
- Telltale officially states intentions to complete The Walking Dead: The Final Season
Stay tuned to Shacknews for additional updates.