Alan Wake 2: Gameplay, Platforms and Release Date Details
Remedy Entertainment is delighted to unveil the highly anticipated Alan Wake 2, a single-player psychological survival horror experience and the sequel to the critically acclaimed Alan Wake.
Building upon the success of its predecessor, Alan Wake 2 promises to deliver a true next-generation gaming experience on the PlayStation 5 (PS5) platform. The game is developed using Remedy’s powerful Northlight engine, ensuring stunning visuals that bring the story, action, and environments to life.
Alan Wake 2 introduces Saga Anderson as a co-leading protagonist and a second playable character. Players will embark on a journey alongside Saga Anderson, an accomplished FBI agent with a reputation for solving impossible cases. As she investigates a series of ritualistic murders in the small-town community of Bright Falls, she discovers pages of a horror story that start to come true around her. The investigation takes an even more sinister turn when it appears to be connected to the missing horror writer, Alan Wake, who has been absent for 13 years.
In this dark and nightmarish tale, Alan Wake finds himself trapped in a reality beyond our world, desperately trying to shape his surroundings through his writing and escape his own personal hell. With a malevolent force pursuing him in the Dark Place, Alan must fight to maintain his sanity and outsmart the diabolical entity.
Alan Wake 2 offers players the freedom to choose their path through the intertwined stories of Wake and Anderson. As their journeys overlap and intertwine, players will navigate through unique and meticulously crafted locations, including the small town of Bright Falls, the mysterious Cauldron Lake and its surrounding primordial forest, the dilapidated town of Watery, and the shifting and looping reality known as the Dark Place.
Alan Wake 2 will be an exclusive release for the PlayStation 5 (PS5) console, taking full advantage of its advanced hardware capabilities.
Fans of the original game and newcomers alike can look forward to diving into this thrilling horror adventure on their PS5 consoles.
When Will it Release?
The much-anticipated release of Alan Wake 2 will happen on October 17, 2023. Players will finally have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the terrifying world of Alan Wake once again, facing unimaginable horrors and navigating an intricate storyline that will keep them on the edge of their seats.
In addition to the release date announcement, Remedy Entertainment also unveiled a gripping gameplay reveal trailer during the PlayStation Showcase. The trailer provides a tantalising glimpse into the dark and atmospheric world of Alan Wake 2, showcasing the attention to detail and captivating storytelling that fans have come to expect from Remedy.