The first episode of The Walking Dead: Season 2 will release on Xbox 360 next Wednesday, December 18, one day later than its release on Steam.

Microsoft revealed the date in a new blog post by Major Nelson, confirming that the first episode will cost $4.99, with the Season Pass available for $14.99. A UK price has yet to be confirmed.

The Walking Dead Season 2 picks up the story of the survivors months after the first season, putting players in control of Clementine. If you've yet to play the first season, each episode will also be available at 66 per cent off December 17-23.

Dates for the PS3, Vita and iOS versions have yet to be confirmed.