PSA: Get Alan Wake for $2.99 on PC now before the game gets removed indefinitely

Quite recently, it was revealed that popular psychological horror game Alan Wake was being pulled from digital and physical retail stores due to music licensing issues. As a result, the developer of the title, Remedy Entertainment, announced that it would be offering Alan Wake, all associated DLC, and Alan Wake's American Nightmare 90% off as a part of its aptly-titled "Sunset Sale". This deal is now live.

It is important to note that despite the entire franchise being on sale from May 13 to May 15, the original Alan Wake is the only title being pulled from stores. This is because even though Remedy was able to successfully negotiate expiring music licensing deals for Alan Wake's American Nightmare, it was unable to do the same for Alan Wake. While Remedy is in the process of re-licensing the music deal, it has "no timeframe" for when the game might return. As a result, the game is being removed from digital stores including Steam, GOG, and Xbox Store, as well as physical retailers starting May 15.

Alan Wake was released on the Xbox 360 and PC in 2010 and 2012 respectively. The episodic-format game follows the story of the titular novelist who tries to unveil the mystery behind the strange disappearance of his wife. Throughout his endeavor, he faces several events from the plot of his latest novel - which he does not even remember penning. Alan Wake was received quite favorably by critics and gamers alike, and currently boasts a 9/10 rating on Steam with over 10,000 reviews.

With the title being pulled from stores after the weekend, you'll be able to get Alan Wake for a measly $2.99 each on Steam and GOG, which is a 90% discount. Once you purchase the game on either of the platforms, you'll be able to play it for free even after its removed from distribution. Unfortunately, it currently costs $19.99 on the Xbox Store as Remedy "can only control pricing on Steam".

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