Alan Wake 2 Update 1.000.008 Patch Notes and Latest Updates

The latest update for Alan Wake 2, Update 1.000.008 brings over 200 improvements, including enhanced localization, audio, and gameplay fixes, offering an improved gaming experience.

by Vignesh L

Updated Nov 02, 2023

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Alan Wake 2 Update 1.000.008 Patch Notes and Latest Updates
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"Alan Wake II" is an upcoming survival horror game by Remedy Entertainment and published by Epic Games Publishing. It serves as the sequel to the original Alan Wake, following the gripping journey of writer Alan Wake, trapped in another dimension for 13 years. To escape, he must weave a chilling tale involving FBI agent Saga Anderson.

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Available on PlayStation 5, Windows, and Xbox Series X/S, the game is directed by Sam Lake, co-directed by Kyle Rowley, and features music by Petri Alanko. This single-player survival horror promises an intense and suspenseful gaming experience.

Alan Wake 2 Update 1.000.008 Patch Notes

These are the latest update notes for Alan Wake 2:

1st November

PlayStation 5 (1.000.008)
Xbox Series (1.0.0.8)
PC (1.0.8) 

The 08 update contains over 200+ individual improvements and fixes to the game.  

Global 

  • Various localization fixes, such as improved subtitle timings for all languages

  • Improved localized audio for liveaction cinematics

  • Various audiorelated improvements and additional polish

  • Improved lip sync in some instances

  • Fixed various graphical issues in the environments

  • Fixed various minor issues in cinematics

  • Minor improvements to image aliasing in Performance mode and Xbox Series S

  • Improved lighting

  • Fixed lighting bugs in multiple locations

  • Various UIrelated fixes and additional polish

  • Various gameplay fixes and improvements

  • Minor gameplay finetuning

  • Improved autoaim for specific circumstances

  • Fixed rare player character animation issues

  • Fixed various issues in the Case Board

  • Fixed various map issues

  • Several conversations failing to trigger and thus blocking progress later have been fixed

  • Fixed Rose’s dialogue choices, sometimes not being selectable, blocking progress

  • Fixed a rare issue with Saga’s lines not playing when going to the Sheriff’s Station, blocking progress

  • Resolved a potential problem in the player getting stuck in a Case Board Tutorial

  • Fixed exploration rewards for Lighthouse 
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Mission specific 

INVITATION:

  • Fixed a bug where Saga could get stuck in the environment (“Crazy forest”)

CASEY:

  • Fixed potential issue with players able to get stuck when falling from ladders

  • Fixed potential issues with Dark Presence (it remains a threat)

  • Fixed a rare crash


ZANE’S FILM:

  • Fixed a bug where Alan could fall through the environment


SCRATCH:

  • Fixed a bug where Saga could fall through the world

  • Fixed a bug in where a gate could get locked after reloading a save game, causing the player to get blocked from progressing

  • Fixed an issue where, in rare circumstances, the player could end up outside of the game world when opening the map

  • Fixed an issue where, in rare cases, the Lighthouse key could not be picked up


WE SING:

  • Fixed a bug where Alan could get stuck in the environment


ROOM 665:

  • Fixed an issue that caused the Oceanview Hotel Lobby Echo not to align correctly (this one was really annoying; we apologize)


MASKS:

  • Fixed an issue where if the player performed specific tasks in an unpredictable order, the mission progress could get blocked


DEERFEST:

  • Fixed an issue (much to Rose’s chagrin) with physicsrelated props that could block the player in and halt progress


COME HOME:

  • Fixed an issue where the player, in rare instances, could not exit the radio, TV, or manuscript interact modules. 

PC specific 

  • Fixed a bug that could cause graphics settings to reset when launching the game
  • Improvements to PC Window handling logic

  • Fixed mouse cursor sometimes not appearing in menus
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Alan Wake 2 Gameplay

Alan Wake II is different from the first game. Instead of an action-adventure, it's a survival horror game played from a third-person view. You can be either Alan Wake or Saga Anderson, each with their own stories that you can play in any order. But the beginning and end parts have to be Saga and Alan, respectively.

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You'll fight scary stuff using flashlights and guns, but be careful, using the flashlight too much will drain its power. You need to think smart about when to use your batteries and bullets. And when things get hairy, Alan and Saga can do dodges to get out of the way.

This game also has detective stuff; when you're Saga, you can pause the game and go to a special place in your mind to figure out mysteries by connecting clues and profiling characters. Just like in the first game, you'll find pages of a manuscript that tell you what's coming up in the story. And this time, you can have conversations with different choices. So, it's a mix of horror, detective work, and making choices, making it a cool addition to the Alan Wake series. 

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Alan Wake 2 Overview

Game Title

Alan Wake 2

Developer(s)

Remedy Entertainment

Publisher(s)

Epic Games Publishing

Director(s)

Sam Lake, Kyle Rowley

Composer(s)

Petri Alanko

Game Engine

Northlight Engine

Platforms

PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox Series X/S

Release Date

October 27, 2023

Genre(s)

Survival Horror

Mode(s)

Single-player

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Alan Wake 2 Update 1.000.008 Patch Notes-FAQs

1. What is "Alan Wake II"?  

"Alan Wake II" is an upcoming survival horror game developed by Remedy Entertainment and published by Epic Games Publishing, serving as the sequel to the original Alan Wake.
 

2. How long was the main character, Alan Wake, trapped in another dimension?    

   Alan Wake was trapped in another dimension for 13 years.

3. What platforms will "Alan Wake II" be available on?  

"Alan Wake II" will be available on PlayStation 5, Windows, and Xbox Series X/S.
 

4. Who is the director of the game?    

The game is directed by Sam Lake and co-directed by Kyle Rowley.

5. What type of gameplay can be expected in "Alan Wake II"?  

"Alan Wake II" features survival horror gameplay, played from a third-person perspective, with players taking on the roles of Alan Wake and Saga Anderson, using flashlights and guns while making choices and engaging in detective work.
 

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