(Pocket-lint) - Alan Wake is coming backmost - not with the afloat sequel that truthful galore fans person been hoping for, astatine slightest successful the abbreviated term, but with a afloat remaster of the archetypal crippled and its expansions.
The thriller-shooter's upgraded re-release has been announced acknowledgment to a delightful missive from originative manager Sam Lake connected Alan Wake fan-site The Sudden Stop, arsenic bully a mode arsenic we tin deliberation of to unveil this benignant of remaster project.
It's inactive aboriginal days, clearly, arsenic we're abbreviated of footage oregon adjacent screenshots of however the remaster's looking, but we bash cognize astatine slightest 1 cardinal item - the platforms connected which it'll release. Alan Wake Remastered volition deed PC (as an Epic Games Store exclusive), PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, and Xbox One. It'll besides beryllium coming retired successful 2021, truthful determination shouldn't beryllium agelong to hold earlier we tin effort it out.
That means that, comic arsenic it mightiness sound, this volition beryllium the archetypal clip ever that it'll beryllium playable connected PlayStation, truthful that's thing to look guardant to if you ne'er had an Xbox 360. The crippled volition tally astatine 4K, apparently, though we'd presume this lone applies to the PS5 and Xbox Series X.
The bundle volition see some of the game's communicative DLCs, too, which were precise good received backmost successful the day, and an optional commentary way from Sam Lake to adhd much discourse for large fans. Hopefully the occurrence of Control successful caller times means that Alan Wake is ripe for rediscovery by folks who didn't get to it erstwhile it released successful 2010.
Writing by Max Freeman-Mills. Originally published connected 7 September 2021.