Alan Wake PC costs recouped in 48 hours

Remedy reveals development and marketing costs on Windows version of action horror game offset two days after launch last Thursday.

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The PC version of Alan Wake is off to a quick start. Writing on the official Alan Wake forums, Remedy revealed that since the game's February 16 debut, it has made back marketing and development costs.

Alan Wake for the PC has paid for itself in two days.
Alan Wake for the PC has paid for itself in two days.

"We are very happy with the sales and hitting No. 1 on Steam at launch was nothing short of amazing. We recouped our development and marketing expenses during the first 48 hours. And yes, we're certainly very excited about PC."

Looking ahead, the future of Alan Wake comes to life this week. Tomorrow, Alan Wake's American Nightmare lands on Xbox Live, and the developer previously revealed that it has "put things in motion" for a new entry in the franchise.

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