Officially presented last night during the PlayStation Showcase with gameplay and a clear release date, Alan Wake 2 has been the center of attention for the past few hours, but the lack of a physical release has drawn a lot of negative reactions from the from the fans, and Remedy answered it clearly.
Remedy remains attached to the physical
The lack of a physical version of Alan Wake 2 has indeed drawn criticism from the game’s fans, but Remedy, the developer, has responded in an open and encouraging manner. In a tweet, the company recalled that it previously released a physical version of Alan Wake for PC and expressed interest in exploring that option again for the game’s long-awaited sequel.
Remedy Games’ tweet was a direct response to a user who expressed disappointment that Alan Wake 2 did not have a physical version. In its response, the company pointed out that it had already released a version. disc for the first Alan Wake on PC, suggesting that fans who prefer physical releases should remember this experience.
Additionally, Remedy pointed out that it’s not enough for just one person or company to dislike physical releases for them to lose their importance. The company invited reviewers to reflect on the continued popularity of physical releases with a large number of gamers, and expressed their excitement at getting involved in this area again.
This response from Remedy Games is reassuring for fans who value physical versions of games. Although the video game industry is increasingly turning to digital formats and streaming services, Remedy recognizes that physical releases continue to have a strong fan base and that it is important to consider them. .
The decision whether or not to offer a physical version of a game depends on various factors, such as production costs, logistical constraints and the preferences of the target audience. However, Remedy Games’ response indicates that the company is listening to fan expectations and is willing to consider a physical release if it meets the needs and wants of its gaming community.
Alan Wake 2 will be available on October 17 exclusively on Xbox Series X|S, PS5 and PC.
@alanwake @remedygames I mean… we did the disc version of Alan Wake for PC back in the day ICYMI
And just because ONE person (or company) does not love physical, there is plenty who still do. Give it some thought. We’d love to go at it again ! Full circle and all.
— THQ Nordic in the Dark (@THQNordic) May 25, 2023
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