Remedy: Max Payne 1&2 Remakes Are “Progressing Well”

The project has moved onto the "proof-of-concept" stage in the first quarter of 2023.

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  • Max Payne 1&2 remakes are progressing well and have moved into the proof-of-concept stage according to the new Remedy financial report.
  • The studio’s CEO Tero Virtala expects the projects to advance well as the size of the dev team increases by the end of 2023.

Developer Remedy Entertainment has updated fans regarding the Max Payne 1&2 remakes, saying the project has “progressed well” during the first quarter of 2023. Previously, the remakes were in their concept stage with a small team working on them. But now, the projects have moved into the “proof-of-concept” part of development per the studio’s CEO.

In the recent Remedy Q1 2023 financial report, CEO Tero Virtala talked about the upcoming Max Payne title. He mentioned how the development team has been working tirelessly to bring the first two Max Payne games to life. The studio’s CEO also said that the remakes will be high quality and launch on console and PC. Furthermore, Virtala expects the project to advance well as the dev team expands toward the end of the year.

Max Payne 1&2 remake has progressed well and during the first quarter the project moved into the proof-of-concept stage. The development team has worked efficiently in proving the key elements of what Max Payne is all about and in bringing the game in high quality to today’s consoles and PCs. We expect the project to keep advancing well and with that, the team size will expand gradually towards year-end.”

Rockstar and Remedy Entertainment announced the Max Payne 1&2 remakes last year in April. Both of the games will constitute a single title and release on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and PC. However, we haven’t heard much from any of the involved parties since this news broke out in 2022. Back in February, Remedy said in its financial statements that the game was in its concept stage and showing progress.

We got more info on Max Payne 1&2 in March via the 2022 annual financial report from Remedy. The Control developer reiterated that the game was in its concept phase a year after its announcement. In addition, only a small team was developing the upcoming remakes’ gameplay concepts. Remedy’s other major title, Alan Wake 2, was the reason for this as most of the studio was working on the horror game.

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