On March 2nd, 2012 the wait was finally over for PC gamers who were able to get their hands on the retail PC version of Alan Wake in both Standard and Collector’s Edition formats, courtesy of Nordic Games. The retail Alan Wake PC version hit store shelves in the UK, Germany, Finland, Sweden and Denmark – to name just a few of the initial release locations.
“The Nordic Games release of Alan Wake on PC shows real attention to detail and a desire to provide PC gamers with an appealing package they will want to own,” said Nik Blower, sales and marketing director, Nordic Games. “The Standard Edition offers more than a usual PC release would, while the Collector’s Edition is stuffed with fantastic material.”
Alan Wake Collector’s Edition includes two Bonus Discs crammed with exclusive content. This includes The History Of Remedy, The Making Of Alan Wake, The Making Of A Thriller, the music video “War” by the “Poets of the Fall”, several trailers to the game, all in-game cinematics with storyboard concept art, the teaser trailer of “The Signal”, the launch trailer of “The Signal”. The launch trailer of “The Writer”, as well as two more features “Building the technology” and “Building a Thriller”.
Also included is The Alan Wake Files; a 144-page publication extra with evidence on the mysterious incidents around Alan Wake and Bright Falls, compiled by the fictitious author Clay Steward.
The Standard and Collector’s Editions of Alan Wake both include the main game, with optional commentary provided by Remedy (Collector’s Edition only) and both DLCs – The Signal and The Writer – on disc one, while disc two hosts the official soundtrack, comprising 13 tracks.
Also in the box are six post cards featuring different scenes from the game, the manual, a double-sided poster and seven stickers with different scenes and characters from the game.
The retail versions of Alan Wake and Alan Wake Collector’s Edition are available to buy on PC (from March 2nd) priced £29.99 for the Standard Edition and £34.99 for the Collector’s Edition.
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