This early morning, Remedy Entertainment shared its half-year report with financiers. The Finnish studio happily kept in mind the exceptional reception to Alan Wake 2's release, though it likewise stated it's prematurely to go over sales.
In Between January and September 2023, income reduced by 21.1%. On the benefit, advancement costs were somewhat lower than a year ago because Alan Wake 2 remained in the polishing phase; furthermore, Alan Wake Remastered lastly recovered its advancement and marketing financial investments in the last quarter.
Treat CEO Tero Virtala then took a look at the future, offering an upgrade on the numerous jobs in advancement at the studio. 2 in specific stood apart as those that advanced the most: the Control multiplayer spin-off codenamed Condor and the Max Payne 1 and 2 remakes, which are now in the 'production preparedness' phase.
Condor, a co-operative multiplayer video game, has actually advanced from the proof-of-concept to the production preparedness phase. We have actually obtained important insights into establishing service-based video games and are now in a much better position to develop a video game gamers can engage with for many years.
Max Payne 1 & 2 remake advanced into the production preparedness phase. We have actually gotten clearness on the design and scope of the video game, and we have an extremely efficient group dealing with it. With these achievements, we are thrilled about the job and its future success.
Control 2 was explained by Virtala as an enthusiastic task that will have to remain in the proof-of-concept phase for a couple of more quarters. Finally, when it pertains to the free-to-play live service video game Vanguard, Remedy is going over the next actions with the publisher (Tencent), though the expectation is that the job will leave the evidence of idea phase by the end of 2023.
With all these jobs on Remedy's schedule, it seems like Sam Lake's desire to produce a big-budget dark gothic dream video game will not occur at any time quickly.