Control: First 15 Mins Of Alan Wake Expansion Shown, And A Big Free Update Is Coming


Control is getting its second enlargement, AWE, on August 27, and it will draw a direct connection between the sport and Remedy’s Xbox 360 hit Alan Wake. To have a good time, Remedy hosted a stream to point out off the enlargement’s opening, and through it they shared some details about a significant patch coming to the bottom recreation alongside AWE.

The enlargement gameplay begins at in regards to the 18 minute mark of the video beneath, which is taken from the PS4 model. The recreation’s builders give some commentary over the footage, and the primary Alan Wake reference comes mainly straight away.

During the demo, the free replace is mentioned, and it’ll make the sport a bit simpler to maneuver by way of. Your Launch potential will now be capable of decide up three objects, as an example, which provides Jesse a bit extra energy. There shall be extra Control Points added close to bosses and different huge fights to chop again on strolling, in addition to extra “soft checkpoints”–meaning that in case you die, you will not must face sure fight encounters once more.

You’ll additionally be capable of use “assist mode” to make the sport a lot simpler to play–it basically offers you a excessive diploma of customization on the problem, so that everybody has an opportunity to play by way of the complete recreation and end it.

Control lately courted some controversy with the reveal {that a} free next-gen improve from PS4 to PS5/Xbox One to Xbox Series X would solely be out there to individuals who buy the sport’s new Ultimate Edition, which bundles all of the DLC and updates. This model releases on September 10.

Remedy’s video games all share a universe, the studio lately revealed, and the subsequent recreation they’re engaged on will tie into Alan Wake and Control, too.

A big new e-book, The Art and Making of Control, was additionally introduced by Remedy. It’s available for pre-order now.