Control is the newest free recreation on the Epic Games Store. You can seize it for no cost from now till June 17.
If you’ve by no means performed Control earlier than, you’re in for a deal with. In a 12 months full of nice titles, Control was one of many darkish horse hits of 2019. Players tackle the position of Jesse Faden, who enters a towering but unmarked skyscraper in New York City referred to as the Oldest House to search out her lacking brother, Dylan. During her search, Jesse encounters the Federal Bureau of Control, a secret authorities company tasked with investigating paranormal occasions and securing supernatural gadgets. Jesse quickly discovers that the Bureau has been below siege by an extradimensional enemy referred to as the Hiss—and she or he’s the one one who can cease them.
Control is a end result of developer Remedy Games’ previous initiatives. It’s a 3rd individual shooter with the fluid mechanics and occasional wacky humor of Max Payne, the bizarre fiction sensibility of Alan Wake, and the tremendous powered skills of Quantum Break. If you get pleasure from SCP Foundation copypasta, X-Files, and Twin Peaks, then Control is correct up your alley.
Keep in thoughts that this free supply is for the bottom Control recreation and never the DLC. There was a little bit of controversy across the console model of the sport the place gamers couldn’t get a next-gen improve until they individually bought the Ultimate version. But since this Epic Game Store supply is for the PC model, you gained’t want to fret about that.
After getting Control, you can too choose up the season move for each its DLC packs for $7.49 proper now (it’ll be again to $14.99 on June 17). The first DLC, The Foundation, takes Jesse to a beforehand unexplored space of the Oldest House and is fairly good. The closing DLC, AWE, is a form of sequel to Alan Wake that tells us what occurred to the eponymous novelist hero and ties the 2 collection immediately along with some shocking revelations (it’s additionally fairly good).
And right here’s some newbie’s recommendation: prime off your Launch skill everytime you stage up. It’s absurdly sturdy.