In an interview with IGN, Lake revealed that Treatment will use its Northlight engine for the upcoming title as a result of its builders have a very good grasp of it. “We really feel that particularly for this type of expertise the place ambiance and stylization are extra essential than ever earlier than, is that we all know Northlight so nicely we are able to deal with sure issues and push sure issues ahead,” he defined.
Elsewhere within the interview, Lake mentioned that Alan Wake 2‘s M score means there might be no compromises or content material censoring with regards to the sport’s horror parts. He known as the score “liberating.”
“For something to do with Alan Wake the story may be very central — this horror story,” Lake added. “Let’s do Treatment’s tackle a survival horror sport and deal with story… the horror story is that this psychological, layered, deep thriller to dive into. And sure, it’s going to be scary. However it simply works actually rather well with the gameplay.”
Treatment has beforehand mentioned that gamers don’t want prior information of the sequence to take pleasure in Alan Wake 2. The title is at the moment in improvement for the PlayStation 5, Xbox Collection X/S, and PC. It’s anticipated to launch someday in 2023.