Telltale Games' The Walking Dead video game has proven extremely popular on PC, Mac, PlayStation, Xbox and mobile devices, so we're eagerly awaiting the start of the third season of the episode-based zombie game series inspired by the comics of the same name. Here, we bring you the latest The Walking Dead: Season 3 UK release date and rumours. See also: PS4 vs Xbox One review

The Walking Dead video game follows a different story to The Walking Dead TV show, which is set to enter its seventh season in October. Just to clarify, this article talks about The Walking Dead: Season 3 the video game's UK release date rather than The Walking Dead: Season 7 the TV show's UK release date.

There is also a separate game based on The Walking Dead TV show rather than the comics, called The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct, but again, we're focusing on The Walking Dead video game created by Telltale Games here. Read on to find out everything we know about Season 3 so far. We'll be updating this article with screenshots, trailers and more rumours about the game as it emerges.

The Walking Dead: Season 3 UK release date - when is The Walking Dead Season 3 coming out?

The Walking Dead: Season 3 release date

Telltale Games confirmed that there will be a third season of The Walking Dead video game during San Diego Comic Con on 26 July 2014, much to the excitement of its fans.

We now know that Season 3 will be released in autumn 2016, thanks to a tweet from Job Stauffer, and that we can expect more details at E3 2016.

The Walking Dead: Season 3 gameplay rumours

So far, we have very little detail about what's going to happen in The Walking Dead: Season 3, save for the few details gleaned from the Robert Kirkman video interview at the top of this page. Hopefully, we'll be hearing a lot more details at E3 2016.

We know that Clementine was the protagonist throughout the second season, and that she will also appear in the third season in some way. "We'll be checking in on Clementine again, so we'll be seeing her, seeing where she's at and what's going on with her, which is going to be great," said Kirkman.

"Season 3 will actually be getting pretty close to where we are in the comics currently - like the books that are coming out now are roughly in the same time frame that Season 3 will be in... it'll definitely go hand-in-hand with the comics a little bit more than Season 2 did," added Kirkman.

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