Does Stranger Things 3: The Game contain spoilers?

Answering whether you need to watch Stranger Things Season 3 before playing Stranger Things 3: The Game.

Season 3 of Stranger Things and Stranger Things 3: The Game released at the same time and complement one another. In the past, other Stranger Things games contained teasers and bonus content for the show, along with mild spoilers. Stranger Things 3: The Game is similar, though even more of the gameplay has been based around the show, meaning there are more spoilers to navigate around. To clear everything up, we’ve put together a quick guide regarding Stranger Things 3: The Game and whether it contains spoilers for the show.

Does Stranger Things 3: The Game contain spoilers?

Does Stranger Things 3 The Game contain Spoilers
Stranger Things 3: The Game contains multiple spoilers and plot points based around Season 3 of Stranger Things.
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The quick answer to the question of whether Stranger Things 3: The Game contains spoilers for the show is yes, it does. Unlike previous Stranger Things games that contained little nods here and there to the show, Stranger Things 3: The Game is entirely based around Season 3 of Stranger Things.

Because of this, we don’t recommend playing Stranger Things 3: The Game until you’ve watched the show from beginning to end. Alternatively, you could play chapters of the game based on where you are in the show as both follow the same story arc. For example, after you finish Dustin’s arc in the show, you can work on building his Cerebro in-game.

How you approach the game and the show is up to you, but the main point is that Stranger Things 3: The Game contains a wealth of spoilers for Season 3 of Stranger Things. If you’re planning on watching the show, we don’t recommend playing the game until afterwards. If you’re in the process of watching the show, you can get started on Stranger Things 3: The Game as long as you go chapter-by-chapter. The farther you get in the game, the more spoilers you’ll encounter.

Now that you know whether Stranger Things 3: The Game contains spoilers, be sure to check out our other guide which breaks down all characters in Stranger Things 3: The Game and how to unlock them!

Morgan is a writer, indie game lover, and socially awkward coffee addict. When she's not gaming or caffeinating, you can reach her at morgan.shaver@allgamers.com or say hello using GIFs on Twitter.

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