Square has announced that the first episode of Life is Strange will be released on January 30. In anticipation for the impending release, DONTNOD Entertainment has released their first developer diary entitled, “A New Beginning”. In the first video, the developers introduce you to the game by explaining some of the story, characters, and themes of the first episode.

Life is Strange will be released on PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. Players have the option to either purchase the first episode for $4.99 or a season pass for $19.99.

For those playing on the PC, Square Enix released info on the PC specs today too.

MINIMUM:
OS: Windows Vista
Processor: Dual Core 2.0GHz or equivalent
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Graphics: ATI or NVidia card w/ 512 MB RAM (not recommended for Intel HD Graphics cards)
DirectX: Version 9.0
Hard Drive: 3 GB available space

RECOMMENDED:
OS: Windows 7
Processor: Dual Core 3.0GHz or equivalent
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Graphics: ATI or NVidia card w/ 1024 MB RAM (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 or ATI HD 4890)
DirectX: Version 9.0
Hard Drive: 3 GB available space