Telltale’s Game of Thrones episode 4 gets a release date and trailer

Telltale kicks off the second half of its Game of Throneseries next week with episode four, Sons of Winter, which just got a new trailer. Take note: here be spoilers!

It looks like Gared Tuttle got busted for his plan to strike off on his own and find the North Grove beyond the wall. Jon Snow is very disappointed in him, but Gared seems resolved to follow through and help his family, no matter the cost. Over in Essos, Asher’s run-in with Daenerys Targaryen at the end of episode three has turned into a job offer, as she has conscripted him to help infiltrate the slave city of Meereen so her men can arm the slaves and bring it down from the inside. Beshka seems to have some unpleasant associations with Meeren, though, so the mission might put a serious strain on her friendship with Asher.

Meanwhile King’s Landing is still reeling from the horrific poisoning of King Joffrey during his wedding. Mira wants to keep her head down and avoid attention, but nevertheless needs to still find a way to help her family. Back at home, Rodrik is still chafing under the oppressive rule of Griff Whitehill. An unexpected ally may provide a chance to change things, but can they do it without risking the life of young Ryon, who is still held hostage?

Sending Asher and Beshka with the party to infiltrate Meereen is the closest yet that Telltale’s series has come to directly involving its characters with events from the book. The Red and Purple Weddings were both featured, but only on the periphery. The show also differs from the book here, with Ser Jorah, Ser Barristan, and Strong Belwas leading the infiltration in the book while Jorah, Daario, and Grey Worm do so in the show (since Strong Belwas was tragically cut). Given the game’s use of actors from HBO’s adaptation, it seems likely that Telltale will stick with that version of the canon, but we’ll just have to wait and see.

Telltale’s Game of Thrones episode 4: Sons of Winter will arrive on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, and Mac on Tuesday, May 26. Xbox 360 and One owners will have to wait a day until May 27, and then iOS and Android on May 28.


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