Telltale investigating save imports for next Walking Dead series

The second season of popular episodic adventure series could allow players to import choices from the first season.


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The next season of Telltale Games' Walking Dead episodic adventure series could allow players to carry over their choices from the first five episodes of the game.

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Speaking with Red Bull UK, Telltale Games CEO Dan Connors told the site that the studio is currently figuring out how to carry saves over from the first season, which ended last November with the release of The Walking Dead: Episode 5 - No Time Left.

"Right now we are just starting to form the concept for season two," Connors said in the interview. "This all remains to be seen, but we are definitely figuring out how to carry the saves over."

Although Connors did not elaborate on what the next season of the Walking Dead game will hold, he did reveal Telltale's ambitions for future projects, including the possibility of a Star Wars title.

"Coming from LucasArts, we always felt we could do a great Star Wars story game. We also love the idea of building out a deeper story to a great game franchise, something like Half Life Stories or Halo Stories."

The first episode of The Walking Dead--released in April last year--was downloaded more than 1 million times across the PC, Mac, PlayStation Network, and Xbox Live in two weeks. The fifth and final episode of the first season was the top-selling PSN title in November.

Telltale's Walking Dead is a single-player episodic game based on Robert Kirkman's comic book series. It stars Lee Everett, a man convicted of a crime, but given a chance to redeem himself, albeit in a world infested with the undead.

Check out GameSpot's review of The Walking Dead: Episode 5.

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