Alan Wake 2 Might be a Digital-Solely Launch

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The latest PlayStation Showcase introduced with it our first take a look at gameplay and in-engine footage for Alan Wake 2, and it’s honest to say that Treatment Leisure’s survival horror sequel has made one other robust impression. Following that displaying, the developer has additionally unveiled loads of different particulars in an official FAQ.

One tidbit particularly that catches the attention is the truth that Alan Wake 2 will likely be a digital-only launch, with Treatment saying it has no intention to launch bodily variations of the sport. Why precisely is that the case? The developer mentions a number of causes, first amongst them being the plain and easy incontrovertible fact that, as Treatment places it, “numerous individuals have shifted to digital solely”.

“You should buy a Sony PlayStation 5 with out a disc drive and Microsoft’s Xbox Sequence S is a digital solely console,” Treatment writes. “It isn’t unusual to launch trendy video games as digital-only.”

The developer additionally says releasing Alan Wake 2 as a digital-only sport will enable it to be bought on the regular $60 on consoles, whereas on PC, it is going to be priced at $50. After all, that’s simply the Normal Version. There’s additionally an $80 Deluxe Version ($70 on PC), which can embrace an growth go (for the sport’s two paid post-launch expansions) and several other in-game cosmetics.

Treatment additionally says it didn’t wish to launch a bodily model of the sport that might require a obtain. “Lastly, we didn’t wish to ship a disc product and have it require a obtain for the sport,” the developer wrote. “We don’t assume this may make for an amazing expertise both.”

The studio has additionally provided new particulars on the upcoming sequel’s story and its two playable protagonists- learn extra on that via right here.

Alan Wake 2 launches on October 17 for PS5, Xbox Sequence X/S, and PC.