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The Wolf Among Us Unofficial FAQ (Please Read Before Posting)

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The Wolf Among Us FAQ (Last Update on April 26, 2015)

All information in this FAQ is compiled by community moderators Jennifer and Vainamoinen. We check our facts thoroughly and have a lot of Telltale experience on our backs, but this is not an 'official' source, we're just volunteers!

(1) What is The Wolf Among Us?
It is an episodic game based on Bill Willingham's Fables comics, set in Fabletown, a hidden refuge for Fables in New York City. It is a prequel, set before the first issue, and is said by Mr. Willingham to be in canon with the comics. The player character will be the sheriff Bigby Wolf, and it will include Fables favorites like Snow White and Colin, one of the three little pigs. It also features original Fables created by Telltale for this game.

(2) What kind of game is it?
It is a game about choices, similar to The Walking Dead, with action sequences. The choices in this game relate to Bigby's wolf side, and how he treats the people he meets and those he has to protect. Like The Walking Dead, it consists of choice based gameplay. However, there is more freedom in the choices this time. You are able to choose where to go in some instances, and the events will happen in real time. So, the other event will still play out regardless of whether or not you are there. Also, the action is slightly more directly controlled this time. Bigby gets into brawls, and since he is a Fable, the fights are more over the top than they could be with someone like Lee from The Walking Dead.

(3) Is Bill Willingham involved with the game?
Bill Willingham reached a deal with Telltale to help with the general direction of the story of the game, and to make sure the characters and story stay true to the greater Fables universe.

(4) On which platforms is TWAU available?
The episodes are available for PC and Mac through the Telltale Store, Steam and other digital platforms, on the PlayStation3 through PSN, on Xbox360 through XBLA, and on iOS. Episodes one through four are available on Android, Kindle Fire and Amazon Fire TV, and the final episode will be released shortly. It will also be available for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita. A disc version for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 will also be released.

(5) When were the episodes released?
Episode 1 "Faith" was released on October 11, 2013 on PC & Xbox Live, on October 14th on Mac, on October 15th for PSN NA, on October 16th for PSN EU, on December 5th for iOS, on June 2, 2014 for Kindle Fire and Amazon Fire TV, on October 30th on Android, on November 4th at retail for PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 in North America, and on November 7th at retail for PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 in Europe.
Episode 2 "Smoke and Mirrors" was released on January 4, 2014 on PC, Mac & PSN NA, on January 5th for XBLA & PSN EU, on January 7th for iOS, on June 2, 2014 for Kindle Fire and Amazon Fire TV, on October 30th on Android, on November 4th at retail for PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 in North America, and on November 7th at retail for PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 in Europe.
Episode 3 "A Crooked Mile" was released on April 8, 2014 on PC, Mac & PSN NA, on April 9th for XBLA & PSN EU, on iOS on April 10th, on June 2, 2014 for Kindle Fire and Amazon Fire TV, on October 30th on Android, on November 4th at retail for PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 in North America, and on November 7th at retail for PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 in Europe.
Episode 4 "In Sheep's Clothing" was released on May 27, 2014 on PC, Mac & PSN NA, on May 28, 2014 for XBLA, May 29, 2014 for iOS, on PSN EU on May 30, for Kindle Fire and Amazon Fire TV on October 3, 2014, on October 30th on Android, on November 4th at retail for PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 in North America, and on November 7th at retail for PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 in Europe.
Episode 5 "Cry Wolf" was released on July 8, 2014 for PC, Mac & PSN NA, on July 9, 2014 for XBLA and PSN EU, on July 10, 2014 for iOS, on November 4th at retail for PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 in North America, and on November 7th at retail for PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 in Europe.

(6) How much does it cost?
Like The Walking Dead, the episodes cost $5 each. A season pass option comprising all five episodes is available for $25. The price might vary per platform. On some platforms (like the PC), you can't buy the episodes individually and will have to buy the entire season at once.

(7) How many episodes are there?
There are five episodes. The episode titles are Faith, Smoke & Mirrors, A Crooked Mile, In Sheep's Clothing, and Cry Wolf.

(8) Which languages are available for The Wolf Among Us?
Only English is available at the moment. There is no word on what languages The Wolf Among Us will be translated to or when they will be available, but historically Telltale has released their translations towards the end of the season.

(9) Will there be a bonus/free collector's DVD version available from the Telltale store?
YES! Yes, after three years (the last one before this was Back to the Future: The Game in 2011), Telltale store PC/Mac Season customers will finally receive a free bonus game DVD just for shipping costs.

(10) If I buy the game from someplace other than the Telltale store will I still get the collector's DVD?
No. The collector's DVD is only available for PC and Mac customers who order from the Telltale store (or from an outlet that has a code that redeems on the Telltale Store).

(11) What is on the collector's DVD from the Telltale store?
This time around there aren't any extras included, but you do get an exclusive cover that is digitally signed by Adam Harrington, the voice of Bigby Wolf.

(12) Will there be a season two or a DLC episode, like with 400 Days in The Walking Dead: Season One?
Neither a second season nor a DLC episode has been announced. Note that 400 Days was Telltale's first time creating downloadable content for a season that was separate from the regular season, so it's unknown if this will be repeated for Telltale's other seasons. Both are certainly a possibility.

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  • In reply to heodthomas

    I just purchased the disc version of this game for Xbox 360 and it is so laggy during action sequences it is unplayable.

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    I'm also hoping for a patch or an option to install the whole season on my xbox360 hdd. the game is so laggy, it really is almost unplayable. :(

  • When will season 1 episode 2 be fixed? Because it keeps crashing on Samsung s3

  • I have the Xbox one version and i was wondering... i like to use subtitles and i always have to go into my settings every single time i load the game, this wasn't a problem for the walking dead and i was wonder if i could fix it. It is an issue i can tolerate, I'm just curious if i can get rid of it though

  • PLEASE ANSWER. If i buy The wolf among us on ps4 will i also get all the 5 episodes or i have to pay for every single one? (i dont use PSN and stuff like that. The question is if i buy the game 27$ or whatever, i have all the episodes or i need to buy after the first episode??)

  • In reply to PewdiepieWasTaken2

    PLEASE ANSWER. If i buy The wolf among us on ps4 will i also get all the 5 episodes or i have to pay for every single one? (i dont use PSN and stuff like that.

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    I bought the game on PSN for my PS4 and I got all 5 episodes at once :)

  • In reply to HazzatheMan

    I bought the game on PSN for my PS4 and I got all 5 episodes at once :)

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    Thanks for the reply :D One Last Question.. Did you Bought it through Credit Card Or Through PSN Card?

  • In reply to PewdiepieWasTaken2

    Thanks for the reply :D One Last Question.. Did you Bought it through Credit Card Or Through PSN Card?

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    Debit Card :)

  • In reply to HazzatheMan

    Debit Card :)

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    Thanks a Lot..! :) I seteted up my PSN Account and Going to buy the game today. See you Hazza..!

  • So first I installed the Demo and then I bought the Season pass and downloaded Faith. All was fine. Then I started to wonder about the "coming soon", searched the web and found out, it was a bug. In the meantime I downloaded all episodes. I installed them and suddenly Faith was inaccessable. I deleted it all, tried again, same thing. Currently my system is trying to update the game, alas, it tries that for some time now. What shall I do? I just wanna play the game.

  • Can somebody help me out here? I've got a kind of weird situation. It seems kind of similar to BeastCallisto's comment, but I haven't tried deleting everything out yet or anything else of that nature...yet.

    I'm having this issue on my Playstation 3. When I'm on the system, it won't give me the option to buy the season pass or even so much as each individual episode past Episode 1. It just says that content is unavailable whether individual episodes or season pass. However, when I went to the Playstation Store website with my account, it gives me the option to add the individual episodes to the cart, but instead of saying content unavailable...the season pass just tells me I'm "ineligible."

    What's going on and how can I remedy all this? I really like the game and have no problem paying money to pay it, but I can't pay money to play if I'm unable to even download the other episodes. Please help.

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