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Alan Wake Remastered to Get Native Switch Release

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Alan Wake Remastered, which released in October last year, is getting a Nintendo Switch port this Fall.

The remastered and enhanced version of the original Alan Wake is finally getting a Switch release, the developers confirmed. A port had been rumored for some time after a listing for the Nintendo Switch was spotted by the Brazilian ratings board website last September.

No definitive release date has been given for the port just yet, only that it is currently slated to release in Fall 2022.

The Switch port will be a digital-only release, however it will be running natively rather than as a Cload version.

Developers Remedy Entertainment also confirmed that the long speculated sequel, Alan Wake 2, is still scheduled to release next year, though the development has suffered a slight delay. “Everything with Alan Wake 2 development is going really well," creative director Sam Lake said. "We are deep in production, have a lot of material, and a great deal of the game is playable." But the developers had "come to the decision...that we will not be showing anything big this summer."

Lake went on to say, "To create a proper, polished demo or a trailer takes a lot of effort, and it’s several months of work that could take away from development."

"We want to make sure we are creating the best, and first, survival horror game for Remedy. We don’t want to take the team away from that focus, so we’re going to keep going and making a great game experience, and unfortunately, you’ll have to wait a bit longer for a demo and trailer.”

Alan Wake 2 is still slated for release next year on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and Windows PC.