The new cinematic trailer for Alan Wake 2 was one of the biggest surprises at the PlayStation Showcase last night. Remedy Entertainment, the team behind its development, confirmed that this new psychological horror and survival game will go on sale on October 17th for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S and PC via the Epic Games Store. However, it should be noted that The title will be released to the market in digital format only Because those responsible do not consider the possibility of releasing it on disc.
What is the reason for this decision? In a few words, Remedy Entertainment themselves explained in a question and answer section about Alan Wake 2 that they opted for an exclusively digital release because “The vast majority of consoles have already gone digital”, using Sony’s PlayStation Digital Edition and Microsoft’s Xbox Series S as examples, two systems that do not have a disc reader. In addition, the company has stated that today “it is not uncommon for modern games to be released entirely in digital format.”
On the other hand, Remedy has explained the fact of not releasing Alan Wake 2 on disc. That will help keep the game’s price at €59.99 on console and €49.99 on PC, Similarly, the developer confirms that they “did not intend to release a product on disc that would require a download for the game”, while, if there was still doubt, they insist that “allan wake 2 is currently There are no plans to release” On Disc”.
A terrifying story with a more sinister outlook than its predecessor
“A series of ritualistic murders threatens Bright Falls, a small town surrounded by woods in the Pacific Northwest. Events soon spiral into a nightmare as she discovers the pages of a horror story unfolding all around her.” are starting to happen. One way or the other, Facts seem to lead to Alan Wake, the horror writer who disappeared 13 years ago“, reads the official synopsis.