PR: Minecraft: Story Mode – Episode 7: Access Denied Release Date Announced
Monday, July 18th, 2016
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Telltale Games has put out a new press release revealing the release date of the seventh episode Minecraft: Story Mode – A Telltale Games Series, titled Access Denied. The upcoming episode is the second of the “Adventure Pass” episodes, which is a paid DLC pack that contains episodes 6-8 of the adventure game series. Episode 6: A Portal to Mystery released on June 7, and Episode 7 is set for release on July 27.
The press release contained a trailer, seen below:
And here’s the full text of Telltale Games’ press release:
Second ‘Adventure Pass’ Episode Downloads July 26th
Today we can announce the release date and a special guest star for the seventh episode in Minecraft: Story Mode – A Telltale Games Series.
The second episode in the ‘Adventure Pass’ add-on series, Episode 7: ‘Access Denied’ will be available digitally worldwide starting Tuesday July 26th on PC and Mac from the Telltale Online Store, Steam, and other digital distribution services, on the PlayStation®Network for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, on the Xbox Games Store for Xbox One® and Xbox 360®, for compatible iOS devices via the App Store, and for compatible Android-based devices via Google Play and the Amazon Appstore. The episode will also be coming to the Windows Store.
This episode may be purchased digitally as part of the Adventure Pass for $14.99 USD or equivalent, which includes access to Episodes 6, 7, and 8 as they release. The episode will also be available individually for $4.99 USD or equivalent. Players need to own at least Episode 1 in the series, or the season pass disc, in order to purchase Episodes 6, 7, and 8.
In Episode 7: ‘Access Denied’, continuing their portal journey in search of home, Jesse and crew land in a world entirely controlled by PAMA – a sinister “thinking machine” determined to command everyone and everything in pursuit of optimal usefulness and efficiency. Forced on the run to avoid capture and assimilation, you’ll need to work with a new ally to defeat the corrupted computer and free the population it has enslaved.
The all-star cast gets another new addition for this episode, with Yvette Nicole Brown (Community) as Harper, PAMA’s creator in hiding.
Minecraft: Story Mode – A Telltale Games Series – Episode 7: ‘Access Denied’ is rated ‘E10+’ (Everyone 10+) for Violent References and Mild Language by the ESRB. Future content in the season is yet to be rated by the ESRB. The series is published by Telltale Games in partnership with Mojang.
Mojang is a Microsoft owned game studio based in Stockholm, Sweden. We’re responsible for the relatively popular video game, Minecraft. More recently, we released Scrolls; it’s nothing like Minecraft, but also fun to play. We’re also publishing Cobalt, an upcoming game from Oxeye Game Studio; it’ll include lots of robots performing slow-mo combat rolls.
About Telltale, Inc.
Telltale is a leading and award-winning independent developer and publisher of games for every major interactive platform from home consoles and PC to mobile and tablet devices, and is the pioneer of the episodic delivery of digital gaming content. By successfully developing games as an episodic series and frequently releasing in the format of a game season, they create longer consumer engagement than traditional games for each release. Founded in 2004 by games industry veterans with decades of experience, Telltale has quickly become an industry leader with numerous honors and awards from the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences, BAFTA, SXSW, the IMGA, and more, as well as being named Studio of the Year across multiple years. Telltale’s reputation for quality has been established across more than two dozen different product releases over the years with recognition and acclaim from publications like IGN, The New York Times, and Variety, including over 100 “Game of the Year” awards from publications like USA Today, Yahoo! Games, Wired, Spike TV VGAs, E!, Official Xbox Magazine, The Telegraph, Metacritic, and more. Telltale is a fully licensed third party publisher on consoles from Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo, and also publishes games on the PC, Mac, iOS, and Android-based platforms. For more information visit www.telltalegames.com.