On November 14, 2014, three years ago from today, 11bit Studios made waves with This Wajr of Mine. It is a very emotional and engaging experience where players control a group of civilians trying to survive after being displaced during a war. It received critical acclaim upon release and has continued to be supported and porting to multiple platforms since its release. Today, the studio is aiming to expand the narrative side of the experience with This War of Mine: Stories – Father’s Promise.
Father’s Promise is the first of the Stories DLC for This War of Mine, which put greater emphasis on narrative when compared to the base game. Father’s Promise only costs $1.99, but you can grab the This War of Mine: Stories – Season Pass for $4.99 to get access to all of three of the Stories chapters. While there is still over a month left in 2017, 11bit Studios says to not expect the other DLC stories until 2018.
This War of Mine: Stories – Father’s Promise is actually based an audio-drama by award-winning Polish author Łukasz Orbitowski. It follows the emotional and harrowing adventures of Adam, a father trying to protect his daughter from the horrors their world is facing due to the war.
As for gameplay content, This War of Mine: Stories – Father’s Promise adds four new locations to the game, all of which contain new characters. There will also be five “reconstructed and remastered locations” from the base game, new dialogue and clue-searching systems, and some new story based items to help change up the experience.
You can check out some screenshots of and the trailer for This War of Mine: Stories – Father’s Promise below. This War of Mine is currently available on PC, PS4, Xbox One, iOS, and Android.