2019’s AAA third-person action game ‘Control’ announces that development on its sequel has finally begun

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Remedy Entertainment has finally announced that Control 2 is in development. Remedy is the developer behind Max Payne’s beloved series Quantum Break and Alan Wake. They have expertise in creating stylized but convoluted stories, where monologues are always present.

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Remedy has finally announced that they are developing the sequel to their critical and financial hit Control. And that they co-develop and co-publish it with the publisher 505 jeux.

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Control was released in 2019 to much fanfare and critical acclaim. It was an instant hit thanks to its unique visual style and an engaging story inspired by Twin Peaks.

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During the announcement on Remedy’s official website, the director of Control said: “We are delighted to deepen our cooperation with Remedy and to continue the success of Control together. Since its launch in 2019, Control has sold over 3 million copies,” said Rami and Raffi Galante, co-CEOs of Digital Bros Group/505 Games

Excitement for this game is running high as expected as Remedy hardly disappoints its fans. The first game itself was a milestone in terms of story and visuals. Some people call it one of the first perfect showcases of ray tracing in games.

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Remedy has reached an agreement with 505 games

505 games, the co-developers of the sequel, are primarily a publisher responsible for publishing games such as Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, the PC version of Death Stranding, and of course, the first Game control.

According to Remedy’s announcement, intellectual property rights would remain with Remedy. The approximately €50 million development cost, marketing, post-launch investments and future revenue generated from the games would be split between the two companies. The game is built on Remedy’s proprietary Northlight engine and will be released on Ps5, PC and Xbox Series X|S.

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With all this excitement, some fans are surely worried about the previously announced Alan Wake 2. But it looks like Remedy has decided to work on Control 2 first. We can’t wait to see how those two games turn out. And we hope to see them again soon!

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