After five years of development, Alan Wake
is nearly complete. Today Microsoft announced the game's exact release dates for North America and Europe.
will hit North America on Tuesday, May 18th. The European release will follow on Friday, May 21st. Pre-ordering the game will earn you the Bright Falls Bonus Pack, with exclusive content like Avatar gear, an Xbox LIVE theme, and a “making of” video. If you spend $79.99 on a Limited Edition, here's what you'll get:
- Game Disc in box with unique art
- Exclusive In-Game Audio Commentary and Hints by Remedy
- "The Alan Wake Files" – a 144pg book that includes a short story written by Alan Wake and compiles the FBI dossiers investigating the events in Bright Falls, WA
- Exclusive Audio Disc with Soundtrack and Score
- Game Add-on token redeemable on Xbox LIVE for the first Alan Wake add-on content pack
- Exclusive Xbox disc with special content: Alan Wake Xbox Live Theme and Alan Wake Avatar for Xbox LIVE
Blend Games had a chance to talk with Remedy Entertainment this week and see a play-through of the game. Stay tuned for our impressions on the gameplay footage and the transcript of our interview.