Treatment Leisure not too long ago introduced that it had pushed again Alan Wake 2’s launch by 10 days to later in October, stating that it was transferring to a later window as a result of crowded launch schedule for mid-October this yr.
In a latest interview with IGN, author and artistic director Sam Lake touched on the delay once more, mentioning that the developer didn’t need to “go neck to neck” with different main releases deliberate for what’s a really busy period- specifically, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, which is due out on October 20, simply three days after Alan Wake 2’s earlier launch date.
“We have been wanting on the week and we have been taking a look at these sensible, sensible large video games popping out, Spider-Man 2 and all, and simply felt like, effectively, we don’t should go neck to neck. We are able to simply sort of shift it a few days,” Lake stated when requested concerning the delay.
When Alan Wake 2’s launch date was first introduced earlier this yr, recreation director Kyle Rowley prompt Treatment was unconcerned concerning the packed launch window.
Along with Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, October 20 can even see the launch of Tremendous Mario Bros. Marvel, whereas quite a few different main titles are additionally lined up for the mid-October interval, together with the likes of Forza Motorsport, Sonic Superstars, and Lords of the Fallen, amongst others. Murderer’s Creed Mirage was additionally beforehand due out on October 12, however its launch was not too long ago introduced ahead by every week to October 5.
Alan Wake 2 is now set to launch on October 27 for PS5, Xbox Sequence X/S, and PC. Be sure that to take a look at its latest trailer from Gamescom Opening Evening Reside 2023, and in depth new gameplay footage showcasing The Darkish Place.