The latest announcement of Alan Wake Remastered didn’t come as a lot of a shock. Just earlier than the remaster was confirmed, a number of retailers and databases outed its existence. Additionally, rumors of the previous Microsoft unique going multiplatform had been swirling for a very long time, particularly after Remedy Entertainment obtained rights to the IP. Now, insiders say that Alan Wake Remastered is step one in the direction of a full-fledged sequel.

Journalist and business insider Jeff Grubb, who beforehand reported about Alan Wake Remastered, confirmed as a lot in a Giant Bomb video (thanks, Video Games Chronicle).

“They’re planning an Alan Wake sequel,” Grubb mentioned. “This is something I’ve talked about before… they are working with Epic Games on producing an Alan Wake 2, or at least it’s in the planning stages. So does that turn into anything concrete and real? I’m hopeful. I think so. I don’t imagine it will get derailed.”

Remedy’s take care of Epic Games is being saved tightly beneath wraps, however Grubb’s feedback fall consistent with latest rumors of Alan Wake 2. That mentioned, Grubb identified that Remedy is “super busy” with quite a few initiatives together with a Control spin-off in addition to a Control sequel, so after we’ll see Alan Wake 2 is anyone’s guess.

“They’re super, super busy, so we’ll have to wait and see if that turns into anything soon or not,” Grubb continued. “But yeah, Alan Wake Remastered is them taking back Alan Wake and saying, ‘hey, this is one of our key franchises, we want people to remember it.”

[Source: VGC]