Life is Strange

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Life is Strange
Developer(s) DONTNOD Entertainment
Publisher(s) JP Square Enix
NA Square Enix
EU Square Enix
Release date(s) JP March 3, 2016
NA January 31, 2015
EU January 31, 2015
Release type Multi-platform
Genre(s) Adventure
Mode(s) Single-player
GameID(s) NPEB02197, NPUB31636, NPJB00789
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Lifs is Strange is an award-winning and critically acclaimed episodic adventure game that allows the player to rewind time and affect the past, present and future.

Follow the story of Max Caulfield, a photography senior who discovers she can rewind time while saving her best friend Chloe Price.

The pair soon find themselves investigating the mysterious disappearance of fellow student Rachel Amber, uncovering a dark side to life in Arcadia Bay. Meanwhile, Max must quickly learn that changing the past can sometimes lead to a devastating future.


Options that deviate from RPCS3's default settings and provide the best experience with this title are listed below.

GPU configuration

Setting Option Notes
Resolution scale threshold 16 x 16 Set below 16x16 for proper visuals when using resolution scaling above 100%.

Known Issues

Freezes when using PPU LLVM/Recompiler Issue 7747 during specific sections, use PPU Interpreter as a workaround until you reach a checkpoint. This issue has been fixed.

Special Notes


  lis_fps_notes: &lis_fps_notes
    "Removes 62 FPS limit. Maximum framerate with the patch is half the Vblank frequency."

  "Unlock FPS":
      "Life is Strange":
        NPEB02197: [ 01.07 ]
        NPUB31636: [ 01.08 ]
    Author: "illusion"
    Notes: *lis_fps_notes
    Patch Version: 1.0
      - [ be32, 0x0042c4fc, 0x60000000 ]

  "Unlock FPS":
      "Life is Strange":
        NPJB00789: [ 01.00 ]
    Author: "illusion"
    Notes: *lis_fps_notes
    Patch Version: 1.0
      - [ be32, 0x0042c1ec, 0x60000000 ]