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A big week for “The Walking Dead” fans just got a little bigger as Telltale Games has announced the release date for the first episode of its three-part miniseries centered around everyone’s favorite sword-swinging loner, Michonne.

“The Walking Dead: Michonne” makes its debut on Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PC on February 23 with the premiere episode, “In Too Deep.” Additional episodes are slated to follow in March and April. The complete series will retail for $15.

A Telltale Games press release offered the following summary for the first episode:

In this premiere episode, ‘In Too Deep,’ Michonne joins Pete and his crew on the sailing ship The Companion as they cruise the coast for survivors and supplies. When a desperate signal for help draws them to a scene of horrific massacre, Michonne and the crew are lead further to the floating survivors’ colony of Monroe, which may just be harboring the person responsible for the carnage. 

In other “The Walking Dead” news, the AMC series returns for the second half of Season 6 Sunday at 9 p.m.