Remedy Entertainment has given fans their first proper look at Alan Wake Remastered, which will also be appearing on PlayStation platforms.
Having been rumoured for the longest time, the Control developer announced the remaster earlier this month. Launching on October 4th, 2021, it’s being published by Epic Games and will be available on PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One.
The original Alan Wake, which launched in 2010, was an Xbox 360 exclusive. It was followed up with two DLCs, The Signal and The Writer, as well as 2011’s bizarre spin-off, Alan Wake’s American Nightmare.
Alan Wake Remastered will bundle the base game with those two aforementioned expansions. The entire package has been 4K-enhanced, giving the fan favourite third person thriller a new lick of paint while preserving its eerie atmosphere. Alan Wake’s torch-wielding gameplay wasn’t universally loved though its dark story drew in mystery fans who have been pining for a sequel for more than a decade. When it was confirmed that the game shares the same twisted universe as 2019’s Control, rumours of a sequel began to bubble.
If you’re completely new to the Alan Wake saga, this excerpt should get you up to speed.
troubled author Alan Wake embarks on a desperate search for his missing wife, Alice. Following her mysterious disappearance from the Pacific Northwest town of Bright Falls, he discovers pages of a horror story he has supposedly written, but he has no memory of.
Wake is soon forced to question his sanity, as page by page, the story comes true before his eyes: a hostile presence of supernatural darkness is taking over everyone it finds, turning them against him. He has no choice but to confront the forces of darkness armed only with his flashlight, a handgun and what remains of his shredded mind. His nightmarish journey to find answers to the mind-bending mystery he faces will lead him into the terrifying depths of the night.
Alan Wake Remastered is available to pre-order on the following platforms:
We’ll see you in Bright Falls!