Remedy Entertainment has filed a trademark application for Alan Wake’s Return, according to an entry on the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market database.
Submitted on Feb. 23, the trademark is currently “under examination;” according to the listing’s status. According to the application, Alan Wake’s Return has been filed under games softaware. Other than that, details are pretty light.
A sequel to Alan Wake was planned and even prototyped, but never saw release. You can watch the prototype footage below.
In a 2015 interview with Polygon, lead writer Sam Lake said that Remedy continued to toy with the possiblity of an Alan Wake sequel. “Among other things, we are discussing the possibility of an Alan Wake sequel with multiple partners, but nothing has been decided,” he said in the interview.
Recently the original Alan Wake became backwards compatible on Xbox One, after being announced as a pre-order bonus for Remedy Entertainment’s upcoming Microsoft exclusive Quantum Break.