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Remedy doesn't rule out Alan Wake PC

But admits it's partly Microsoft's call.

Remedy hasn't ruled out doing a PC version of Alan Wake one day, but has said that it will need to be a decision made in conjunction with Microsoft.

"We're a small studio. We're 50 people, and being a small studio it makes a lot more sense for us to focus on one platform," Remedy's Oskari Häkkinen told VG247.

"Currently we're fully focused on the Xbox version, and [as for] what the future holds, we haven't got anything to announce, and we haven't thought that far right now."

Pressed about whether it would do a PC version down the road, Häkkinen said, "that's a decision to sit down with our publisher... and see where the title goes".

Microsoft has previously dismissed a PC version of Alan Wake in the interests of "matching this specific game to the right platform", arguing that Xbox 360 provided "the most compelling way to experience Alan Wake".

"Some games are more suited for the intimacy of the PC, and others are best played from the couch in front of a larger TV screen," the publisher had said.

Häkkinen questioned the logic behind that statement, describing it as "more of a preference than anything else".

"We're not going out there to say that PC gamers can't enjoy it from their own PC setup. We're certainly not saying that. We have a strong heritage in PC gaming as well," he explained, before citing the studio's small size and need to focus in order to hit its release date - something that, half a decade after the game's announcement, sounds plausible.

Check out last week's hands-on Alan Wake preview to find out more about the current state of the game, and drop in on our interview with writer Sam Lake while you're at it.

Alan Wake is due out exclusively for Xbox 360 on 21st May.