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Back in May of last year, Alan Wake was removed from digital store fronts due to the expiration of various music licenses. Fast forward to today and the game has returned to Steam and GOG.

Developer Remedy Entertainment confirmed the news on Twitter and thanked publisher Microsoft for renegotiating the rights to the licensed music in the game.

To celebrate Alan Wake‘s return to the Steam, the game is discounted by 80 percent until November 1st. The Collector’s Edition, which contains developer commentary videos, an illustrated PDF book, and a digital soundtrack, is also discounted by the same amount.

“When the wife of the best-selling writer Alan Wake disappears on their vacation, his search turns up pages from a thriller he doesn’t even remember writing,” the game’s description reads. “A Dark Presence stalks the small town of Bright Falls, pushing Wake to the brink of sanity in his fight to unravel the mystery and save his love.”

Alan Wake originally launched for Xbox 360 in 2010, before later being brought to PC in 2012.

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Alan Wake returns to Steam

Remedy Entertainment's Alan Wake is once again available on Steam.

By Matthew Bennett | 10/26/2018 06:04 AM PT

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Back in May of last year, Alan Wake was removed from digital store fronts due to the expiration of various music licenses. Fast forward to today and the game has returned to Steam and GOG.

Developer Remedy Entertainment confirmed the news on Twitter and thanked publisher Microsoft for renegotiating the rights to the licensed music in the game.

To celebrate Alan Wake‘s return to the Steam, the game is discounted by 80 percent until November 1st. The Collector’s Edition, which contains developer commentary videos, an illustrated PDF book, and a digital soundtrack, is also discounted by the same amount.

“When the wife of the best-selling writer Alan Wake disappears on their vacation, his search turns up pages from a thriller he doesn’t even remember writing,” the game’s description reads. “A Dark Presence stalks the small town of Bright Falls, pushing Wake to the brink of sanity in his fight to unravel the mystery and save his love.”

Alan Wake originally launched for Xbox 360 in 2010, before later being brought to PC in 2012.

Read More


About Matthew Bennett

view all posts

Matt is one of the longest-serving members of the EGMNOW team. An ability to go many hours without sleep and a quick wit make him ideal for his role as associate editor at EGMNOW.com. He often thinks back to the days when the very idea of this career seemed like nothing but an impossible dream. Find him on Twitter @mattyjb89