If you already own Control on PS4 or Xbox One, you will not be able to enjoy the free upgrade to the optimized PS5 or Xbox Series X version. This upgrade will be available only to buyers of the Ultimate Edition, newly announced by 505 Games. and Remedy.
As the name suggests, Control Ultimate Edition will bring together the base game as well as the two expansions The Foundation and AWE for. Here are the different release dates announced in this Faq, where we can also read that “the free upgrade to the PS5 and Xbox Series X versions is only available for Control Ultimate Edition”:
Control Ultimate Edition release dates
- August 27: Steam
- September 10: Epic Games Store, PS4 and Xbox One for download
- End of 2020: physical edition PS4 and Xbox One
- End of 2020: PS5 and Xbox Series X for download
- Early 2021: PS5 and Xbox Series X physical edition
Until now reserved for the Epic Games Store on PC, Control will debut on Steam exactly one year after its initial release on August 27. A date that also corresponds to the launch of the AWE extension, which will unveil its first 15 minutes of gameplay this Thursday, August 13 at 6 p.m. during a stream. Twitch hosted by Creative Director Sam Lake and Director Mikael Kasurinen.