Alan Wake 2 looks to change things from its decade-plus predecessor, in many ways, and while a complete shift in genres towards survival horror is clearly one of the biggest changes -or made of it, there are many more.
Alan Wake himself, of course, went on stage, and still does He finds himself trapped in the Dark Place, where we left him at the end of the original game, and having spent more than a decade trapped in this alternate dimension, pursued by evil forces, things have apparently taken their toll on his growing fracture. that thought. Then there’s Saga Anderson, an FBI agent investigating a murder in the real world, in the town of Bright Falls.
Two perspectives, two different experiences
As expected, your experience very different depending on the character you control. Either way, the game is less focused on combat and action than its predecessor, but takes different approaches to pacing, atmosphere, and exploration of the two characters.
Like how the game divides the time between the two characters, the players have a lot of freedom about. In each rest room, which is the Alan Wake 2 version of safe rooms, players can switch between two characters, which means you have a lot of control and flexibility in the order you want. you can experience the story.
Do you want to keep jumping between Saga and Alan, or do you want to follow their stories without stopping? The story is structured in a way that allows for both styles. Alan Wake 2 It will be released on October 27 for PS5, Xbox Series X/S and PC.