Controls are being upgraded for the PS5 and Xbox Series X / S, but players who want to review the game with improved frame rates and console ray tracing will need to wait longer. Developer Remedy Entertainment has announced that the game, slated for next-generation launch, will arrive in “early 2021”.
No exact date has been announced other than this one, with Remedy’s tweet that it takes more time to ensure that the final release is as “great” as they want it to be. The Ultimate Edition contains the original game and both its expansions, The Foundation and AWE.
The update from the development team: Control Ultimate Edition will hit next-generation platforms in early 2021.
We wanted the final quality of the game to be great and so we needed a little more time to perfect it. Thank you for your understanding and patience!
– Remedy Entertainment (@remedygames) November 6, 2020
This next generation version is expected to be on par with the PC version. The game, which was once an introductory title for ray tracing on PC, runs fine on basic PS4 / Xbox One platforms – but there’s clearly room for improvement.
Control: Ultimate Edition is available on Xbox One, PS4, and PC. The next generation update has been controversial as it will only be available as a free upgrade for players who have purchased Ultimate Edition on PS4 / Xbox One.
This means players who have purchased the game and the previous DLC will either miss out or need to buy it again. This is especially weird since some Xbox One players own the base game, and the DLC has been granted an Ultimate Edition edition.
Control recently came to the Nintendo Switch via the cloud game. This version received a score of 7/10 in the GameSpot review.
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