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If you enjoyed Quantum Break on your Xbox One, you might need to get yourself a PS4 Pro to get the full Control experience. And instead of sad pandas, maybe the vi-doc on Control’s score will bring you tears of joy.
Xbox gamers have not responded well to the information Remedy Entertainment released regarding the editions Control will ship in. Timed exclusivity has gone to PlayStation 4, so not only cosmetics and service weapon upgrades, but full missions and secrets to explore earlier for PS4 gamers. Remedy Entertainment states that “Expansions will be available for purchase for Xbox One and PC users at a later date.” Check out the different editions in the images below:
The two expansions are called ‘The Foundation’ and ‘Awe’ but neither has received any firm content details yet. As might be expected from the labeling of “expansions”, each pack will introduce new locations, story content and side missions, as well as mods for the service weapon. The announcement of these add-ons at this early stage may raise concerns about cut content, but Remedy has debunked these claims:
“In the case of Control, there is content we discussed early on -but didn’t get to explore- that we’re now planning to include within the expansions. The content is not anything that has been specifically cut from the game to hold on to for later.”
Publisher 505 Games and developer Remedy Entertainment revealed award-winning composer Martin Stig Andersen (Inside) and BAFTA-nominated composer Petri Alanko (Alan Wake, Quantum Break) are creating the score for Control. Combining Andersen’s experience with creating eerie compositions with Alanko’s unique blend of orchestral and electronic arrangements, the renowned duo is joining forces to form an otherworldly soundscape for Control’s mysterious world.
“I couldn’t imagine a better match for Control than Petri Alanko and Martin Stig Andersen. Martin’s deep and moody style combined with the unique energy of Petri Alanko elevates the end result into something special,” said Control’s Game Director Mikael Kasurinen.
“While both capture the tone of the experience, they approach it from different perspectives, complementing each other beautifully.”
“We knew Control required a very specific form of music to fit the aesthetic vision. Given the exceptional scores of their previous projects including Alan Wake, Limbo and Inside, it was clear to us that combining the talents of both Petri Alanko and Martin Stig Andersen would be perfect for creating such a weird, supernatural soundtrack for Control,” said Control’s Senior Audio Designer Ville Sorsa.
Control will release on August 27th on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. Get official artwork and more info on ControlGame official website.