Following the information that Treatment Leisure won’t be releasing Alan Wake 2 bodily, THQ Nordic has provided to do it as a substitute.
Final week, following the primary gameplay trailer for Alan Wake 2, developer Treatment launched an FAQ the place it acknowledged that the upcoming sequel could be receiving a digital solely launch. This clearly made for a barely controversial assertion, provided that bodily media is essential for the sake of preservation. In response, online game writer THQ Nordic has provided to do a bodily launch of the sport, noting the way it technically dealt with the bodily launch on PC again when the primary sport was launched (it needs to be famous that this may have been through the unique THQ, which now not exists).
“I imply… we did the disc model of Alan Wake for PC again within the day [in case you missed it],” reads a tweet from the THQ Nordic Twitter account, rounding issues off with a sly winky face. “And simply because ONE particular person (or firm) doesn’t love bodily, there may be a lot who nonetheless do. Give it some thought. We might like to go at it once more! Full circle and all.” THQ Nordic did additionally tag the Alan Wake and Treatment Leisure Twitter accounts, however that is clearly a little bit of a casual manner of doing issues, so who is aware of if something will come of it.
Treatment defined the selection for Alan Wake 2 to not have a bodily launch as being a option to hold the value of the sport decrease – i.e. at $60, quite than $70. It additionally famous that many now play on digital solely consoles, and that it did not need to “ship a disc product and have it require a obtain for the sport,” only for the sake of it.
Who is aware of if Treatment will take up THQ Nordic’s supply, in any case, it could nonetheless value cash to do one thing like that, so we’ll must see.
Alan Wake 2 is deliberate to launch on PC, PS5, and Xbox Collection X/S, October 17.
@alanwake @remedygames I imply… we did the disc model of Alan Wake for PC again within the day ICYMI 😉
And simply because ONE particular person (or firm) doesn’t love bodily, there may be a lot who nonetheless do. Give it some thought. We might like to go at it once more! Full circle and all.
— THQ Nordic within the Darkish (@THQNordic) Might 25, 2023