Alan Wake 2 Slated For 2023; Multiple Control Sequels In Development

Remedy Entertainment revealed details about its multiple projects during the recent financial briefings.

After the staggering success of its predecessor a decade ago, Alan Wake 2 is highly anticipated by fanciers of the horror survival genre. The little revealed footage thus far has made it pretty much apparent that we are in for a big treat, with the game more of a dive toward the survival horror aspect than the previous entry.

The title ought to combine the best of all fear-inducing features to craft the ultimate horror experience. As per the Epic Games store listing, the game amalgamates elements like an “intense atmosphere and a twisted, layered, psychological story” to deliver a worthwhile experience.

However, more particulars have recently been unveiled about Remedy Entertainment’s enticing entry alongside many other projects.

Major Takeaway:

  • As per the latest earnings report, Alan Wake 2 is still slated for a 2023 release, and the title’s development is proceeding smoothly.
  • Remedy Entertainment has a total of 5 games in development alongside each other.
  • Two Control sequels are in development, project Condor and Heron.
  • Max Payne 1 and 2 Remake is also in the brewer in collaboration with Rockstar Games.
  • Lastly, Vanguard, a free-to-play co-op multiplayer game in collaboration with Tencent, is in the “proof-of-concept” phase.

Remedy Entertainment recently issued its latest financial briefings report and unveiled a lot of details regarding its future projects. The first and most anticipated project, Alan Wake 2, is still planned for a 2023 release as it was initially announced. Moreover, the project’s development is in full production without any hindrances.

The report radiates confidence concerning Alan Wake 2, stating, “There is still a lot of work to be done, but the game is coming together on all fronts. User testing continues and the feedback from the user research has been encouraging. After seeing how the elements are coming together, I’m confident we will launch an excellent game.

Remedy Entertainment is brewing five games alongside each other, and among them is Max Payne 1 and 2 Remake. The remake will be developed in collaboration with Rockstar Games. The game is allegedly developed with a “small core team, utilizing production and technology synergies across our projects.

Moreover, there are reportedly 2 Control sequels in development alongside each other. Control was a very successful last-gen experience, and the community ought to commemorate this news.

One of these projects is a spin-off game based in the Control universe dubbed “Codename Condor.” Condor is in a “proof-of-concept” stage as of now. It is apparently a “cooperative player experience,” and the designs are currently being prototyped.

Remedy clarifies regarding the alluring project, “We are giving the team time to work on a multitude of important game design elements and finalize the key pillars before moving the project to the next development phase.

The next project is called “Codename Heron,” the second Control sequel in early development. Heron is also in the concept stage, although a “bigger-budget Control game.” Project Heron’s development is also proceeding without problems, “Based on the well-progressing early development, the team size has been gradually increased.

Lastly, Remedy Entertainment discusses one of the most promising projects, dubbed Vanguard. It is being developed in coaction with Tencent and is also in the early “proof-of-concept” phase. The title is planned to incorporate a rich world with new factors that distinguish it from other live-service multiplayer games. 

Remedy articulated, “Vanguard will be an expansive service-based F2P game with a rich world and selected new elements, making it a game that stands out from other multiplayer games.” The title being a free-to-play cooperative-multiplayer game does stand out quite significantly.

Moreover, it might take a long time to develop, and we may not hear anything more about it for one or two years.

Remedy further cites, “We want to make sure all these elements merge together in the right way before we make final decisions on the plans for the next development phase in 2023. At the moment, many of the game’s designs are taking shape and the team is busy prototyping and testing these.”

What are your thoughts about remarks regarding the smooth development of Alan Wake 2 and the enticing news concerning multiple Control sequels in the brewer? Do let us know your opinions in the comments below.

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