Remedy Entertainment, whom you may know from the recent Control, they are in one of their best moments right now. 2020 was a record year, despite not having released any new video games. But the good performance of Control, and his arrival in the form of Ultimate Edition to PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and Nintendo Switch, It was the final pitch for the study led by Sam Lake.
We already know that Remedy is working on several games simultaneously (up to five games on four teams). Two of them have come forward thanks to a deal with Epic Games, and it seems that one of them is the long-awaited Alan Wake 2.
This has been confirmed by the journalist Jeff grubb on his personal Twitch (clip via Nibellion). He claims, according to a source, that Remedy is making Alan Wake 2 with Epic, though he doesn’t know when it might be announced.
Rumor: Remedy’s project that they are doing together with Epic Games is ALAN WAKE 2 according to Game Mess Show mastermind Jeff Grubb
– Nibel (@Nibellion) March 31, 2021
The Remedy CEO, Tero Virtala, He stated recently that the two games they are making with Epic are set in the same universe. One of them would be a triple A set, while the other would be something smaller. In addition, he confirmed that they are projects for PC and consoles. “At Control, we took the first step in giving players more reasons to spend more time in the world, exploring it, and that has been a success. The project we are doing together with Epic it has a world that we want players to spend more time in. ”
What will Alan Wake 2 be? The “big” game or the “little” game?
It doesn’t hurt to remember that Alan Wake and Control already share the same universe, and even Alan Wake came out in one of the Control DLC. With the success of Jesse Faden’s paranormal action adventure (in addition to sales, it garnered many awards for best game of the year 2019), a sequel to Control would be the most obvious way to go, although lAlan Wake fans have been waiting for eleven years to continue his adventures.
If true, a remastering of the 2010 game would be expected. Alan Wake is currently on Xbox Game Pass for console and PC. Being produced by Microsoft, it has never been released on consoles other than Xbox. If its sequel is produced by Epic Games, hopefully it will be cross-platform.