The game will be available exclusively on digital markets. However, with the game releasing on Friday, fans are wondering about its exact release time and file size. Here’s an overview of how to preload Alan Wake 2 before its release on October 27.
Do You Need to Play Alan Wake Before Alan Wake 2?
Alan Wake 2 is the latest entry in “Remedy Entertainment’s Connected Universe.” The franchise includes the first Alan Wake, Quantum Break, and Control. The Epic Games Store describes the game as follows:
Alan Wake 2 Preload Information – Can You Preload Alan Wake 2?
Yes, you can preload Alan Wake 2. The best practice is to preload games before they release. This allows for no download when the game is released. Preloads for Alan Wake 2 begin forty-eight hours before the game releases on Friday.
For the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S, players can preload the game on October 24/25 at 9 PM PDT, 12 AM EDT, and 11 PM CDT. To download the game, PS5 and Xbox Series X|S owners can go to the game’s page at the appropriate time. Once they’re there, they can preload the game before its launch.
File Size & Unlock Time
The game will unlock on all consoles on October 26/27 at 9 PM PDT, 12 AM EDT, and 11 PM EDT. The file size for the game is as follows:
- PlayStation 5
- 85 GB
- Xbox Series X|S
- 82 GB
- 86 GB
Lastly, Alan Wake 2 will be available on the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Epic Games Store on Friday, October 27.