Developer Remedy has postponed the release of the next-gen version of Control. This means that the game for PS5 and Xbox Series X / S will only appear in early 2021. The implementation should actually be available in digital version by the end of 2020. In one Tweet the creators stated that the final quality of the title should be fantastic, which is why it takes a little longer. Of course, thanks to the backward compatibility, Control can still be played on the new consoles – only without dramatic improvements compared to the game for PS4 and Xbox One.
As before, only buyers of the recently released Control: Ultimate Edition will receive a free upgrade to PS5 and Xbox Series X / S. So if you already own the game for the current generation including all DLCs, you still have to buy it again if you want to use the next-gen features – even if there are no differences in content. The decision by publisher 505 Games drew strong criticism from fans.
While the majority of other publishers will provide their titles with a free upgrade, some at least offer the option to upgrade the game with a paid update. But Control also offers this option (buy now € 28.99 /€ 56.99 ) not available. In addition to the digital Ultimate Edition, a physical version should also appear in stores in early 2021. It is still unclear whether the new date will also affect this release. We will keep you up to date.
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