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The PC version of Alan Wake made its money back within 48 hours of going on sale, Remedy has revealed.

Now, Alan Wake on PC has proved a profitable venture for Finnish developer Remedy, which self-published on Steam (a boxed retail version launches next month courtesy of Nordic Games).
"We are very happy with the sales and hitting #1 on Steam at launch was nothing short of amazing," Aki 'AJ' Järvilehto, Remedy's EVP wrote on the developer's forum.

"We recouped our development and marketing expenses during the first 48 hours.
"And yes, we're certainly very excited about PC."

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I loved the game well worth my 30 bucks, im happy its doing good for them.
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PC community unite!! I'm very much enjoying this game on PC, was sort of awkward trying to walk around with the keyboard, but broke out my 360 controller and all was well.
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Game is terrible.
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At the time of publication (Monday, 20th February) 1350 people were playing the game on Steam, with a Monday peak of 2656.

60k to "make" a game? Sounds legit.
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...and all the haters said this game wouldnt sell well on the pc. rolleyes.gif
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"And yes, we're certainly very excited about PC."

I think this is the first developer in a while thats actually said that. Now, I wanna hear it from Activision.
Edited by Nutty - 2/20/12 at 9:24am
    
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Game is terrible.
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At the time of publication (Monday, 20th February) 1350 people were playing the game on Steam, with a Monday peak of 2656.
60k to "make" a game? Sounds legit.

They didn't have to make the game again, they ported it from the console version AFAIK. It makes a lot of sense it would've cost them significantly less to get the PC version out the door.
Edited by dude120 - 2/20/12 at 9:24am
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Good on 'em - I'm really enjoying the game so far. Shame there's no SLI profile though :/

Anyone else notice the recycled Max Payne 'door won't open' noise? Haha, love it.
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Beat the game in about 14 hours and that was kind of hurried. Well worth at least one more replay and the money for anybody a fan of the survival horror/thriller genre!

Peak number of players today: 2656 x 29.99 = 79653.44

That's all we know who have had a chance to play it. Some people haven't had time to play it yet but have already bought it.
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Will probably pick this up during Steam's summer sale, I already paid full price once for the console version.
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