Orwell: Ignorance is Strength, the second season of the award-winning surveillance thriller, Orwell. So both developer Osmotic Studios and indie label Surprise Attack Games announce the games launch.
Available now, the games price is only $9.99 USD/€9.99/£7.20 with three episodes releasing over four weeks.
Since everything is set parallel to the events of the original game. Orwell: Ignorance is Strength places players in the shoes of a government official. Also recruited to “The Office”, a top-secret department of the Orwell program.
While searching through surveillance of phone calls. Also, messages, websites, computers and mobile phones. The player chooses what information gets put into the Orwell system and what is not. Therefore influencing how characters are perceived. And how the story unfolds.
Orwell: Ignorance is Strength Trailer (Linux, Mac, Windows)
So now, in season two, the player has access to an enhanced build of Orwell. Since they are able to go further and influence what information goes out to the public. Given the power to both uncover and fabricate “the truth.” Players will ultimately have to decide whether the truth is sacred or ignorance is strength.
Episode One: Thesis, opens with a political crisis threatening to plunge The Nation and its neighbour, Parges, into violent civil unrest. An officer of the Pargesian military has gone missing and the only clue is a phone call between the missing officer and Raban Vhart, a controversial Pargesian blogger now living in The Nation. With tensions rising between and within the two countries, the player must investigate both the disappearance and Vhart in an attempt to diffuse the situation.
Season Two will consist of three episodes, releasing every two weeks on the following schedule:
- One: Thesis – 8am PST/5pm CET, Thursday, February 22, 2018
- Episode Two: Antithesis – 8am PST/5pm CET, Thursday, March 8, 2018
- Three: Synthesis – 8am PST/5pm CET, Thursday, March 22, 2018