Alan Wake 2: Release date, platforms, trailers, more

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Alan Wake 2 is stirring up quite a storm in the gaming world, and players can’t wait to step into the shoes of their favorite writer once more. The suspense-filled Remedy Entertainment creation promises to build on the original game’s success, keeping fans on the edge of their seats.

From gripping gameplay to a richly detailed storyline, Alan Wake 2 seems like it will have it all. The cryptic ambiance of Bright Falls remains a key feature, fueling the mystery and excitement that has always characterized this iconic game. The narrative, intertwined with spine-chilling moments and paranormal elements, will keep players captivated.

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Alan Wake 2’s announcement catapulted the gaming community into a frenzy of anticipation. The game’s revival is all set to leave an indelible mark in the action-adventure genre, reinforcing the legacy of the first Alan Wake title.

So, without further ado, let’s check out everything we know about Alan Wake 2, including its release date, trailers, platforms, and more.


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The first Alan Wake was released all the way back in 2010.

Alan Wake 2: Release date

After some time in the dark, Alan Wake 2 has now been given an October 17, 2023 release date.

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The game has had a ton of time in development and Remedy has a reputation for wanting perfection. So, there could be a chance the final date does change, so stay on your toes for any updates.

Alan Wake 2: Platforms

The initial reveal trailer confirmed Alan Wake 2 will be released on Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5, and the Epic Games store.

It doesn’t look like the game will be coming to the previous generation of consoles, at least not at launch.

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Alan Wake 2 gameplay & story

In a PlayStation Blog released on December 9, Creative Director at Remedy Entertainment Sam Lake gave some insight into what fans can expect from the Alan Wake sequel. While he remained tight-lipped on the story, he revealed players should expect a more horror-focused survival game.

“Whereas the first Alan Wake had horror elements in it, it was an action game… Alan Wake 2 is Remedy’s first survival horror game, our take on the genre, our opportunity to truly connect the gameplay and the story, it is a deep, layered mystery.”

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A new figure appears in the very first Alan Wake 2 concept art.

Following up with the May 12 community update, new concept art for the sequel was on display. This artwork revealed a number of new environments and even revealed one of the more ominous-looking characters we’ve seen thus far in the series.

Alan Wake 2: Trailers

Fans’ first exposure to Alan Wake 2 was the first reveal trailer shown off during the 2021 Game Awards ceremony.

After a long wait, long-time players were treated to the first major details of the game including gameplay and crucial story snippets.

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So, there you have it, that’s everything we know about Alan Wake 2. Rest assured, we’ll make sure to keep this article updated with any future announcements, news, or leaks.

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