A remaster of Alan Wake could be coming subsequent month, in accordance with a brand new retailer itemizing.
Back in June, Alan Wake Remastered appeared alongside Final Fantasy 7 Remake inside Epic Games Store backend data. Now, a bit of over two months later, listings for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Xbox variations of Alan Wake Remastered have appeared on Taiwanese retailer, Rakuten Taiwan, as noticed by Wario64 on Twitter.
— Wario64 (@Wario64) September 4, 2021
The hyperlinks Wario64 posted now not take you to the Alan Wake Remastered listings, however earlier than the hyperlinks have been modified, IGN was in a position to go to every hyperlink and confirm that every took you to a Rakuten Taiwan itemizing for the sport. Below are screenshots of the PS4, PS5, and Xbox listings for Alan Wake Remastered.
Alan Wake Remastered Rakuten Store Listing Screenshots
As you possibly can see within the screenshots above, the listings appear to counsel an October 5 launch date. Industry analyst, Daniel Ahmad, replied to Wario64 on Twitter about an hour after Wario64 posted the hyperlinks to seemingly verify that Alan Wake Remastered is actual.
“Will be introduced subsequent week,” Ahmad stated.
“[Next] week” might sound random, however Ahmad could possibly be alluding to the upcoming 2021 PlayStation Showcase taking place subsequent week on September 9. The listings do present a PlayStation 5 model and the showcase is set to go over the “future of PS5.” Perhaps Alan Wake Remastered is in that future.
Of course, this might simply be coincidence and Alan Wake Remastered could be introduced at a unique time impartial of the 2021 PlayStation Showcase subsequent week.
While ready to see if Alan Wake Remastered is definitely actual, examine how the game appeared in Epic Games Store data again in June after which learn our ideas on the latest Control-Alan Wake crossover in IGN’s Control: AWE Expansion review. Check out our ideas on the unique Alan Wake in IGN’s Alan Wake review after that.
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