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Alan Wake PC recoups costs in just 2 days

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Developer Remedy delighted with game's strong start

Remedy managed to recoup its development and marketing costs for the PC version of Alan Wake within the game's first two days on sale.... read more

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Alan Wake PC recoups costs in just 2 days

Postby Cryotek » 20 Feb 2012, 16:54

Awesome. Hope this convinces more developers to go back to PC. There's definitely been a move that way over the last year.
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Alan Wake PC recoups costs in just 2 days

Postby jdkoke » 20 Feb 2012, 16:58

Whahh pirates, PC is dead, blah blah blah :wink:
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Re: Alan Wake PC recoups costs in just 2 days

Postby Shaunyboy12 » 20 Feb 2012, 17:07

Bought this day one, no regrets at all, absolutely love it! So happy they decided to give PC a go, hopefully they'll stay for future games ;)
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Re: Alan Wake PC recoups costs in just 2 days

Postby BenThomasFoster » 20 Feb 2012, 17:19

PC gaming sure is dead... hoho
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Re: Alan Wake PC recoups costs in just 2 days

Postby G00N3R » 20 Feb 2012, 17:26

Definitive proof that if you just make a GOOD GAME, the PC community will reward you.
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Re: Alan Wake PC recoups costs in just 2 days

Postby freds1 » 20 Feb 2012, 17:42

Good news eh?

Those shouting PC gaming is dead have some words to eat. I bet they don't taste very nice.
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Re: Alan Wake PC recoups costs in just 2 days

Postby svd_grasshopper » 20 Feb 2012, 17:51

this is just the costs for turning the fully-developed 360 game into a PC one... which is hardly a tall order since the xbox is a jumped down PC.

the initial dev costs wouldn't have been recouped in two days. not even on xbox sales, let alone PC sales.

take that, yay sayers!
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Re: Alan Wake PC recoups costs in just 2 days

Postby Imaduck » 20 Feb 2012, 18:08

Yay ! And I havn't even bought it yet (oopsy). Eat that naysayers!

Also, CVG, to be fair you guys didn't even review it or announce it the day it came out which I found kind of weak. It just would've been nice to see you lot make an effort to support gaming on that front.
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Re: Alan Wake PC recoups costs in just 2 days

Postby dicky1993 » 20 Feb 2012, 18:18

lucky pc users getting collectors edition for £25
Currently Playing Xbox360: Beyond Good & Evil HD & Casual Gears Of War 3 fun

will be up for gears co-op give me a shout!
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Re: Alan Wake PC recoups costs in just 2 days

Postby Mmmmgrolsch » 20 Feb 2012, 19:47

Awesome game and good to hear its doing well on PC, just a shame they've gone and made a Arcade game for their sequel :cry:
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Re: Alan Wake PC recoups costs in just 2 days

Postby Dralel » 20 Feb 2012, 20:02

This game proves that good games get the credit they deserve, on PC. There's no excuse for developers now to develop for PCs again.
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Re: Alan Wake PC recoups costs in just 2 days

Postby lonewolf2002 » 20 Feb 2012, 20:20

svd_grasshopper wrote:this is just the costs for turning the fully-developed 360 game into a PC one... which is hardly a tall order since the xbox is a jumped down PC.

the initial dev costs wouldn't have been recouped in two days. not even on xbox sales, let alone PC sales.

take that, yay sayers!


:lol: Such a ray of sunshine.

What it does show though was that it was wrong for MSoft just to stop the PC version when it did on the strength of "It wont make any money on the PC". 8)
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Re: Alan Wake PC recoups costs in just 2 days

Postby Fr33Kye » 20 Feb 2012, 20:24

lonewolf2002 wrote:
svd_grasshopper wrote:this is just the costs for turning the fully-developed 360 game into a PC one... which is hardly a tall order since the xbox is a jumped down PC.

the initial dev costs wouldn't have been recouped in two days. not even on xbox sales, let alone PC sales.

take that, yay sayers!


:lol: Such a ray of sunshine.

What it does show though was that it was wrong for MSoft just to stop the PC version when it did on the strength of "It wont make any money on the PC". 8)

That's not necessarily true. It might just prove Msoft were right to focus on the console version and port the pc version later. We dont really know the numbers.
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Re: Alan Wake PC recoups costs in just 2 days

Postby toaplan » 20 Feb 2012, 20:33

So, Rockstar... how about making that PC version of Read Dead :wink:
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Re: Alan Wake PC recoups costs in just 2 days

Postby Osiris25 » 20 Feb 2012, 20:44

svd_grasshopper wrote:this is just the costs for turning the fully-developed 360 game into a PC one... which is hardly a tall order since the xbox is a jumped down PC.

the initial dev costs wouldn't have been recouped in two days. not even on xbox sales, let alone PC sales.

take that, yay sayers!


And just think after 2 years of sales it couldn't recoup all the high costs of developing a long winded ps3 version :lol:
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