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‘THE FOUNDATION’ EXPANSION FOR CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ‘CONTROL’ SERVES MORE STYLISH SUPERNATURAL ACTION ON PS4 AND PC TODAY
505 Games and Remedy Entertainment Invite Players to a New Sector of the Oldest House
CALABASAS, Calif. – March 26, 2020 –Control is “Action Game of the Year (Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences D.I.C.E. Awards) and developer Remedy Entertainment, Plc.Critics’ Choice AwardThe Foundation
Players who own the Digital Deluxe version ofControl for PlayStation 4 will automatically receive The Foundation Expansion today. Players who own the PlayStation 4 base game or PC version from the Epic Games Store can purchase an expansion season pass for $24.99, providing access to The Foundation and a second expansion, AWE, coming to Control later this summer. Expansions can also be purchased a la carte for PlayStation 4 or PC for $14.99 each. To access The Foundation Expansion chapter forControl, players must have first completed the main storyline of the game.
Available toControl players on all platforms today is a free update including improved map readability, the new Shield Rush ability and revised Ability tree with the option of reallocating spent ability points and other quality of life improvements. PC players can experience Control, selected by the Visual Effects Society for Outstanding Visual Effects for a Real-Time Project and by the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences for Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction, in higher resolutions than ever before with the introduction of NVIDIA DLSS2.0 technology. DLSS 2.0 is a new and improved deep learning neural network powered by RTX Tensor Cores, that boosts frame rates and generates beautiful, sharp images.
The illustrious music of theControl Original Soundtrack, awarded Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition (Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences D.I.C.E. Awards) released on 24th of March, will delight audiophiles everywhere and is streaming digitally worldwide for the first time on Apple Music,Spotify,Deezer, in HiFi audio on Tidal and with digital purchase options available from iTunes and Amazon Music.
Publisher505 Games and Finnish developer Remedy debuted Control to critical acclaim, quickly garnering more than 20 individual game of the year awards from critics’ circles around the world. The companies have been recognized and honored for their work onControl by a number of prestigious organizations and entertainment awards programs. The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences named the game triumphant in four categories at the 2020D.I.C.E. Awards, including Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction and received Game Developers Choice (GDC) awards for Best Visual Art, Best Audio and Best Technology. The SXSW® Gaming Awards selected Control for Best Design with additional accolades from the Geoff Keighley hosted Game Awardsin Art Direction andThe Golden Joystick’s selected Critics Choice award. Control achieved a historical milestone when the game was nominated in 11 categories at the 2020BAFTA® Games Awards, the most nominations for a video game in The British Academy’s history.
*The Foundation Expansion forControl on PS4 will be available Friday, March 27 in Korea from publishing partner H2 Interactive and in Japan from publishing partner Marvelous on Thursday, April 23.
The Foundation Expansion will be available for Xbox One worldwide on Tuesday, June 25.
Controlis now available for PC, PS4 and Xbox One. For more information and regular updates onControl, please visit www.controlgame.com. For more information about 505 Games and its products visit www.505games.com.
About 505 Games
505 Games, a subsidiary of the Italian entertainment company Digital Bros.and Metacritic’s 2019 #1 Publisher of the Year, is a global video game publisher focused on offering a broad selection of titles for players of all ages and skill levels. The company publishes and distributes premium and free-to-play games on leading console, PC and handheld platforms as well as for mobile devices and social networks.
Publishing highlights in premium games include Remedy Entertainment’s critically-acclaimedControl, Typhoon Studios’ comedic action-exploration game Journey to the Savage Planet,Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, Indivisible, Assetto Corsa Competizione, Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons, Last Day of June, PAYDAY 2, Terraria, Portal Knights, ABZÛ andVirginia. Free-to-play publishing highlights include Battle Islands, Gems of Warand Hawken. Distribution highlights include No Man’s Sky, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, Warhammer: Vermintide 2, Dead by Daylight andInside/Limbo. Upcoming titles include Hideo Kojima’s DEATH STRANDING for PC.
505 Games has offices in California, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, China and Japan. The company works with a network of distribution and sub-licensing partners in all other markets. For more information on 505 Games and its products please visit 505games.com.
About Remedy Entertainment
Remedy Entertainment Plc. is a globally successful console and PC game company founded in 1995 and based in Espoo, Finland. Remedy creates cinematic blockbuster action games that break media boundaries and push the envelope of 3D character technology, storytelling and visual effects. For further information:https://www.remedygames.com