Alan Wake Remastered seems to be receiving a refined crossover to incorporate the small fictional city of Bright Falls into the Remedy Connected Universe.
Speaking with Axios in a latest interview, communication director Thomas Puah said that Alan Wake Remastered will stay largely unchanged when it comes to content material. The gameplay can even stay the identical as the unique apart from a couple of quality-of-life enhancements resembling eradicating all product placements.
However, when requested concerning the Remedy Connected Universe, Puah teased that gamers ought to “undoubtedly concentrate by enjoying [Alan Wake Remastered], is what we’re going to say.”
The Remedy Connected Universe was confirmed by developer Remedy Entertainment some time again. The thought being that every one Remedy Entertainment video games resembling Quantum Break, Control, and Alan Wake (in addition to others) happen in a single, larger fictional universe and likewise share components of lore, storylines, and even characters.
Control, for instance, featured a crossover with Alan Wake by way of its AWE enlargement pack. Hence, it will not be shocking for Remedy Entertainment to barely change Alan Wake Remastered to both point out Control or among the different previous video games in keeping with the Remedy Connected Universe.
The steady enlargement of the Remedy Connected Universe holds significance when noting that Remedy Entertainment has been rumored to be working on Alan Wake 2 for some time now. The sequel was reportedly a part of a two-project settlement with writer Epic Games final yr. It stays to be confirmed however these two tasks could as effectively be Alan Wake Remastered and its potential sequel.
Alan Wake Remastered will function huge upgrades to visuals and lighting, in addition to updates to the cinematics and the character mannequin of Alan Wake himself. His new face model now bares extra resemblance to the Finnish actor Ilkka Vili who initially performed the titular character and supplied all motion-captured periods and facial expressions.
Alan Wake Remastered will launch someplace in fall 2021. The base recreation can be accompanied by all post-release enlargement packs on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, and PC.