Sales in the Alan Wake franchise have passed 4.5 million units, Remedy CEO Matias Myllyrinne has revealed.
Wow Congrats. How about that remaster on XO huh? :) or a sequel. If you do decide to remaster the game, please include American nightmare. Thanks. xoxo.
Big congrats to Remedy. I think they will start working on a sequel once QB drops.Phil has stated in the past that they would be the studio to create a sequel. http://www.gamespot.com/art...
Pretty amazing actually how a 5 year old game is still topping numbers.
If i had to guess, plenty of those are probably on PC offers, like steam sales, but even so, i never imagined it would have so many sales, thats amazing. Its easily one of my favorite games of last gen and more sales equals bigger chance of a proper sequel
You gotta love how any article with positive news related to the Xbox community always seems to have two people who go into the comment section and disagree with every positive comment for the first few comments. That's some dedicated hatred right there.
I'm confused by the polar opposite reactions gamers have regarding remasters... As soon as a game from last gen is brought up you here "REMASTER IT NOW" but then when a game is announced to be getting a remastered version you immediately see floods of people complaining we don't get NEW games.
Different people have different perspectives? Who knew? Fans will comment positively, non-fans will p*ss and moan and use any excuse they can come up with to slate a Remaster...including the non-argument about it somehow costing us new games.
Yea whats up with that? Maybe it depends on which game gets remastered for which system.
I look at it like this, if the game is in the console of choice for them, then it's ok. But if its in the opposite console, then they will ride that bandwagon to the end of the generation. As for me, I could care less, they could spend time on something new, yet decide to work on the same thing. Talent wasted. On topic: I've had it on steam for the past 3 years, maybe I should play it.
wow nice, VgChartz ( http://www.vgchartz.com/gam... has it 1.37, massive differencce between 1.37 and 4.5. does it mean 4.5 includes mostly digital sale? it also means vgchartz has wrong sales for many many games?
VGCHartz is notoriously inaccurate, sure. But they also only track the first X weeks of a game's sales. Alan Wake has been out for years now.
UH VGChartz Im sure stopped tracking a 5+ year old game years ago....Why in the bloody blue hell would you even look at VGChartz for lifetime sales on something there is no doubt they would have stopped tracking when it became irrelevant...
@deadpoolio316 They don't track digital copies. Alan Wake likely had high digital copies due to releasing steam and digital deals with gold. Vgchartz should adjust there sales when ever publishers/devs reveal sales numbers that combine physical and digital copies.
"Alan Wake franchise passes 4.5m sales" ... and many people said it was a flop. Congrats, Remedy.
On the 360 it was a financial flop, but a critical success. I would guess most of these sales are from the PC release, because that's when sales took off.
You know the game is 5+ years old right? YES it was a flop, it took 5+ years to reach 4.5 million..
New IP + only on strict console and still flop?????, what a great logic you have.
I bought Alan Wake + American nightmare on steam for 6€ 2 years ago.
Fantastic sales for an awesome game congratulations remedy bring on Quantum Break and Alan Wake 2.
American Nightmare is so underrated. I love Twilight Zone!
Pretty awesome. Congrats, Remedy.
That's great to hear, its proof Alan Wake still lives strong. Here's hoping for Alan Wake 2 in the very near future. This may also mean Alan Wake 2 will sell way better out of the gate.
still have my 360 copy
I bought it as a download in a sale with both DLC chapters. Fantastic and underrated game. Might be worth revisiting sometime just to scoop up the last few achievements.
sales in the franchise? hasn't there only been one game?
No. In the time it took you to type that comment, you could have Googled the answer yourself and found Alan Wake American Nightmare.
I think there was some type of standalone thingy too.
Great news...maybe after QB this will prompt Remedy to return to the franchise.
Best game of last gen (To me) So glad Matias confirmed the sales.
I don't want a remaster I want a sequel.
I honestly don't think this is accurate. I love Alan Wake and I wish for a sequel as much as the next guy, but there MUST be a reason why MS sees no profit in making a sequel for all this time and I bet it's underwhelming sales, since the game itself is pretty top notch I see no other reason. Someone must have let an extra number slide somewhere in there... As long as it helps a sequel, I'm all for turning a blind eye.
Not sure why you'd think that. This includes PC sales, which MS doesn't benefit from...and on PC, the game and it's sequel have been offered at 75% discounts and higher several times over the years. It's bound to have sold a lot based on that alone.
love this game. happy to hear about the sales figures. Hope they make a sequel. One of the few gaming environments I couldn't get sick of. Not to sound overly weird, but did anybody else feel like they could actually smell the woods, as portrayed in the game?
Great....hopefully this is enough for them to start work on a sequel once they've finished with Quantum Break. Hopefully they make it for PC too, just like the last game (don't even mind an exclusivity period). Don't fancy buying another console just for a single game....though an Alan Wake sequel might well tempt me.
Very underrated game, surprised a sequel hasn't been announced yet considering 4.5 mil is a great figure for a new IP.
Congrats!! Just take a time with Quentum Break also dont forget about Pc Version ( E2015 announced maybe) after that Alan Wake 2 exclusive for Pc /XboxO.
Really? That great news. I hope this gives other studios a good reason to start making horror games or mystery games more often. I feel like horror and videogames goes hand in hand.
I love Alan Wake. It's something about the atmosphere in that game that just got to me... I hope we will see an Alan Wake 2 or/and a remaster for Win10,XBO and PS4.
No PS anything needed, fine on the plats it on already .
Exclusive crap need to stop. I wish XBO owners could play Bloodbourne. And PS4 owners could play Halo. Let's stop worshiping console brands and focus on games.
"Exclusive crap need to stop." MS funded this, the same way sony funded bloodborne. cant expect to see alan wake or QB on PS4. The PC might get a port of QB, but I honestly doubt it. they will be focused on QB DLC post launch along with the TV show. the PC may get a port of AW2 when remedy get round to making it for X1. "Let's stop worshiping console brands and focus on games." I agree with this sentiment, but exclusives are a natural part of this business. certain games simply would not happen if it were not for a platform holders investment.
One of the few games ive rly wanted to play on the 360.
Awesome. Probably my favorite 360 game. Didn't really enjoy the dlc though....
This game is still waiting on my PC to be played. My backlog is shamefully massive.
This was a great game
For me this was one of the best games of last gen.
Alan Wake just proved to be Steady Eddie. Slow but consistent seller I suppose. Glad to see a solid number for game. Would love to see a sequel some day.
Give me Alan Wake 2!
Got it on pc and 360 why not xb1 as well lol.
Cool, but unfortunately it does not mean much as a financial success as the game as been deeply discount for a long time. Hopefully it made enough back to warrant another game but given work on Quantum Break it looks like Remedy as moved already. Maybe another dev may pick it up.
Thank goodness the game came to PC. The game flopped on the Xbox 360 and the studio was in dire straits. However, once released on PC, they made all of their money back the weekend the game released on steam. Good on them!
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