Xbox 360 exclusive Alan Wake is set to arrive in Europe a week early, Neowin has learnt via a report from Eurogamer. The psycological action thriller, developed by Remedy Entertainment, was not due to be released in Europe until May 21st.
Director of Xbox & Entertainment at Microsoft UK, Stephen McGill said in a press release, "Fans in the UK have been crying out to get their hands on Alan Wake since it was first announced and we're thrilled to be able to deliver it to them early."
In the much anticipated title, players will assume the role of best-selling crime writer Alan Wake. Suffering from writer's block, the writer goes to a small town where his wife disappears under mysterious circumstances.
The game will now be released in Europe on May 14th. The North American release of May 18th remains unchanged.