Studio Remedy Entertainment and Publisher Epic Games have announced that their upcoming adventure thriller Alan Wake 2 has been delayed to October 27, 2023, from its previous October 17, 2023,r release date.
The reasoning given was so that players can enjoy more of their favorite games during the jam-packed month of October. Silent Hope, Assassin’s Creed Mirage, Crymachina, and Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 are only some of the other planned October releases.
- Gameplay Reveal Trailer
- Saga Anderson Trailer
- Summer Games Fest
- Playtime & Expansions
A physical release is not planned at this time.
“Alan Wake 2 is an intense story and a layered mystery that takes players on two disturbing journeys, running in parallel and echoing each other in strange and unexpected ways,” said Sam Lake, Creative Director and Lead Writer of Alan Wake 2. “A newcomer to Alan Wake’s world, FBI Agent Saga Anderson’s investigation offers players a unique lens into this survival horror experience.”
You can view the tweet announcing Alan Wake 2’s delay below:
An update from the Alan Wake 2 team: we're moving Alan Wake 2's launch from October 17 to October 27.
October is an amazing month for game launches and we hope this date shift gives more space for everyone to enjoy their favorite games.
We can't wait to show you what everyone's… pic.twitter.com/GpLxyr2xvY
— Alan Wake 2 (@alanwake) August 17, 2023
Alan Wake 2 will launch for PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S.
The original Alan Wake was released on May 14, 2010, for Xbox 360 and then PC. This title is an absolute cult classic that has earned a passionate fanbase, and this re-release has only amplified the community’s size and delight.
Alan Wake Remastered is also currently available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One Xbox Series X|S, and PC via the Epic Games Store.
If you missed it, check out our review of Alan Wake Remastered’s PlayStation 5 release. Our reviewer emphasized its terrific storytelling and atmosphere alongside remarkable remastering efforts, even though some absences are jarring in specific contexts. He also laments the lacking inclusion of the half-sequel American Nightmare.
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