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Control 2: official announcement of the sequel for PC and next-gen consoles

Remedy remedies the limelight: the week ends with the bombshell announcement of Control 2, directly from the official source

Your eyes do not deceive you, just as we have had to believe ours: Control 2 it is reality and we have a official announcement about. Not a trailer, let’s be clear. This game (at first chatted with the code name Heron), however, stands as a real sequel to the original and, as the tweet below states, boasts the collaboration of 505 Games in terms of development and distribution. The confirmed platforms, as you may have guessed from the title, are PC, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and naturally, PS5. The designated graphics engine is the Northlight the Remedy.

Triple A and dizzying numbers: what we know about the official announcement of Control 2

Already from the announcement, we have the official confirmation of how much Remedy intends to raise the bar for Control 2. The initial budget will be 50 million of cucuzze, with the IP ownership still in the hands of the original owner. The division will be for marketing investments, development and support after launch. The publication of the game will be managed by Remedy on PC, while the next-gen consoles will be the territory of 505 Games. The managing directors Rami and Raffi Galante said they were “thrilled to deepen their collaboration with Remedy and continue the story of this success together.”

Moving on, the vertices of Digital Bros Group remind us that the original “has sold over three million things, and is the biggest investment ever for 505 Games.” The conclusion sees Galantas “grateful to the entire community that made Control such a beloved and enduring game, which further excites us for the sequel.” Among other projects, Remedy is also managing a free-to-play multiplayer title in collaboration with Tencent, Vanguard. As for the multiplayer PvE spin-off, it still remains jealously guarded under the codename Condor. Finally, there remains the unknown of Alan Wake 2 for next year, which Control 2 is not expected to affect.

Now it’s up to you to tell us yours: what do you think of this surprising announcement? Let us know below, and as always don’t forget to stay on for all the most important news for gamers and more. For your purely gaming needs, you can instead find the best discounts in digital format on Instant Gaming.

Stefania Romagnoli is a dedicated writer who delves into the world of video game news. With a profound passion for gaming, Stefania keeps readers informed and up-to-date on the latest developments, announcements, and trends within the gaming industry.