Treatment Was Engaged on Alan Wake 2 However “It Did not Pan Out”


A brand new chapter is not on the way in which anytime quickly.

Treatment was as soon as engaged on Alan Wake 2, however the venture by no means made it off the bottom.

Speaking to VG247 at PAX East, Treatment’s director of communications, Thomas Puha, mentioned “We have been engaged on Alan Wake 2 years in the past and it simply didn’t pan out.”

The studio has no plans to develop a sequel to its 2010 psychological horror sport within the rapid future, both. “We’re simply booked strong for the following couple of years, actually,” Puha mentioned.

Treatment is at the moment ending up improvement of Management, which is due out this 12 months. Past that, the studio has a staff engaged on Crossfire, which Treatment has inherited from Korean developer Smilegate. Then there’s the ‘Vanguard’ staff, who’re laying the groundwork for Treatment’s subsequent large-scale venture. With all of this happening, there’s neither the time, cash and sources to work on Alan Wake 2.

That mentioned, Treatment does personal the Alan Wake IP. “It’s by no means fairly so simple as that,” notes Puha, however ought to the corporate look to develop a sequel sooner or later, the rights to Alan Wake is no less than in its arms.

However it looks like, for now no less than, Treatment are extra targeted on Management: “We’re actually attempting to guarantee that we get to make extra Management,” mentioned Puha. “That’s the hope. In fact, that was the hope with Alan Wake, and these items didn’t actually work out, however hopefully we’ve realized from that.”

We just lately went hands-on with Management and located that it felt extremely good to interrupt issues. If it pans out to be nearly as good because it feels within the preview construct, then we received’t say no to extra Management. Nonetheless, we’ll maintain out hope for one more journey into Alan’s psyche in the future.

Matt Purslow is IGN UK’s Information and Leisure Author and can fortunately lay Alan Wake to relaxation if Management seems to be an absolute winner. You possibly can comply with him on Twitter. 

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