THQ Nordic to Publish Bodily Version of Alan Wake 2

THQ Nordic, the unique writer of Alan Wake, has stated it’s considering releasing a bodily version for the upcoming sequel.

Earlier this week (Could 24), it was introduced that Alan Wake 2 will launch on October 17 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Sequence X|S, and PC through the Epic Video games Retailer. Nonetheless, following the information, Treatment Leisure shared that the sport wouldn’t have bodily editions and might be a digital-only launch on all platforms.

In the present day (Could 26) THQ Nordic, who printed the PC model of Alan Wake in 2012, advised that it could be up for doing the identical for the sequel (through PCGamer).

Alan Wake 2. Credit score: Treatment Leisure

“I imply… we did the disc model of Alan Wake for PC again within the day ICYMI [in case you missed it]” THQ Nordic stated on Twitter. “And simply because ONE particular person (or firm) doesn’t love bodily, there’s loads who nonetheless do. Give it some thought. We’d like to go at it once more! Full circle and all.”

PCGamer reported that the writer confirmed this to be a critical supply in an e mail from THQ Nordic’s head of PR, Florian Emmerich, who stated, “Clearly, a tweet ain’t no official enterprise proposal, however we’re completely down to talk with Treatment about getting a bodily copy of Alan Wake 2 on the market. The primary recreation was actually superior, and we’re anticipating nothing in need of that with the sequel.”

Treatment defined its reasoning for its digital-only launch of Alan Wake 2, saying “a big quantity” of gamers “have shifted to digital solely”: “You should purchase a Sony PlayStation 5 with out a disc drive and Microsoft’s Xbox Sequence S is a digital solely console. It isn’t unusual to launch fashionable video games as digital-only.”

Alan Wake 2 may have two digital variations at launch — an ordinary version costing £39.99, and a deluxe version at £54.99.