Alan Wake: Flashback Is A New Playable Recap Experience In Fortnite

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Getting antsy for the release of Alan Wake II towards the end of the month and hoping to get a refresher on events so far? Fortnite has you covered.

Hot off of the reveal that Wake himself is headed to Fortnite, Remedy Entertainment and Epic have announced the launch of Alan Wake: Flashback, a new free experience within the game and created using the Unreal Editor for Fortnite that allows players to revisit the story ahead of the sequel.

“Based on the award-winning cinematic action-thriller, Alan Wake: Flashback reimagines Remedy Entertainment’s iconic story in Fortnite,” reads the official description. “Troubled author Alan Wake embarks on a desperate search for his missing wife, Alice. Following her mysterious disappearance from the Pacific Northwest town of Bright Falls, he discovers pages of a horror story he has supposedly written, but has no memory of.”

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Alan Wake: Flashback is accessible within Discover in Fortnite, or through island code 3426-5561-3374. Fortnite is free to download and available on PlayStation, Xbox, Switch, Android, PC, and cloud-based game streaming services.

You can see a trailer for Alan Wake: Flashback below:

We got the chance to see an in-depth, behind closed doors look at Alan Wake II ourselves with the team at Remedy at this year’s Summer Game Fest and came away suitably impressed and ready for more, you can read about that right here.

Alan Wake II is set to launch as a digital-only title on October 27th for the PS5, Xbox Series X|S and PC.