Treatment won’t wish to launch Alan Wake 2 bodily, however THQ Nordic does

Kath Santarin
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Following the information that Treatment Leisure is not going to be releasing Alan Wake 2 bodily, THQ Nordic has supplied 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 supplied to do a bodily launch of the sport, noting the way it technically dealt with the bodily launch on PC again when the primary recreation was launched (it ought to be famous that this might have been through the unique THQ, which 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 loads who nonetheless do. Give it some thought. We would 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 approach 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 maintain the value of the sport decrease – i.e. at $60, relatively than $70. It additionally famous that many now play on digital solely consoles, and that it did not wish 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 provide, in spite of everything, it could nonetheless price cash to do one thing like that, so we’ll should see.


Alan Wake 2 is deliberate to launch on PC, PS5, and Xbox Sequence 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 loads who nonetheless do. Give it some thought. We would like to go at it once more! Full circle and all.

— THQ Nordic within the Darkish (@THQNordic) Might 25, 2023

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