With the fall being a rather busy period for releases, Remedy Entertainment has moved the release date of Alan Wake 2 by a few days.
As shared on X (formerly Twitter), the new release date is October 27, exactly ten days after the previously-announced date on October 17.
The developer acknowledges that October is a packed month, so the shift should allow players a bit more breathing room, as you can read below.
"An update from the Alan Wake 2 team: we're moving Alan Wake 2's launch from October 17 to October 27.
October is an amazing month for game launches and we hope this date shift gives more space for everyone to enjoy their favorite games.
We can't wait to show you what everyone's favorite novelist is up to in the Dark Place next week. Thanks for your patience!"
Alan Wake 2 will release exclusively digitally ofor PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S. The previous release date was revealed during the latest PlayStation Showcase alongside a trailer. If you'd like to see more, you can check out a video of the Behind-the-Scenes series, a look at Saga Anderson's mind place, and gameplay shared at Summer Game Fest. We also have a preview from the same event.
Alan Wake 2 is the direct sequel of Remedy Entertainment's critically acclaimed Alan Wake, originally launched all the way back in 2010 and semi-recently remastered in 2021. If you're not familiar with it, you can read our review of the remaster, with our Tyler Chancey praising it as "a stellar facelift for a beloved action-horror thriller experience" and giving it a rather enthusiastic 8.5 out of 10.