Rumours are swirling that Treatment has begun work in growing Alan Wake 2, with the sequel to the 2010 motion recreation being revealed by Epic Video games following a bidding struggle.
The hearsay (initially noticed by Video Video games Chronicle) comes from famous business insider and GamesBeat reporter Jeff Grubb, who made the claims through the newest episode of his Twitch streamed podcast on Wednesday night. “I’ve heard that Remedy is going to be making Alan Wake 2 with Epic, it should kind of be the follow-up that fans of that series want. There was a bidding war, but Epic had the best publishing deal, and so Alan Wake 2, it seems like it’s coming.”
There is not any phrase but on after we may anticipate the brand new recreation, or certainly if the hearsay is true, with no remark from both Treatment or Epic Video games on the time of writing, so take this data with the required dose of salt, however an Alan Wake sequel has been an open need of the studio for a while, with artistic director Sam Lake saying again in 2019 “At this point, so much time has passed. I feel that the bar is higher in some ways. It needs to be done right if it’s ever done.”
Followers’ hopes had been additional raised when it was confirmed Alan Wake and Management shared the identical universe within the current AWE DLC for the latter recreation. It is also value noting that Treatment and Epic Video games had certainly signed an settlement again in 2020 for the latter to publish the developer’s subsequent two titles.
With the next-generation variations of Management lastly out of the door, a superb portion of the studio is probably going prepared to maneuver onto their subsequent undertaking (the upcoming singleplayer marketing campaign for shooter CrossfireX apart) so might we lastly see a return for everyone’s favorite darkness-battling creator? We’ll let you realize ought to we hear an official affirmation.