The next-gen version of Control: Ultimate Edition for PS5 and Xbox Series has been delayed until early 2021.
Remedy Entertainment revealed the news on Twitter, issuing a short statement: “Control Ultimate Edition will arrive on next-generation platforms early 2021. We want the final quality of the game to be awesome, and so we need a bit more time to work on it. Thank you for your understanding and patience!”
The next-gen release of Control was initially slated for a digital release at the end of 2020, within the launch window of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series consoles.
An update from the development team: Control Ultimate Edition will arrive on next generation platforms early 2021.
We want the final quality of the game to be awesome, and so we need a bit more time to work on it. Thank you for your understanding and patience!
— Remedy Entertainment (@remedygames) November 6, 2020
Control was IGN’s Game of the Year in 2019, and you can check out our review of the captivating, supernatural tale here. If you’re a Remedy fan interested in the connections between Control, Alan Wake and Quantum Break, check out our article charting all the references and easter eggs that bind the game’s worlds together.
If you’re gearing up to head back into The Oldest House to finish off all the new DLC such as the AWE expansion, you can also check out our handy primer for returning fans.