Finnish studio Remedy has officially announced that it is developing Control 2 for PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC after signing a publishing agreement with 505 Games. The game is currently in the concept phase, using the team’s own Northlight engine and tools. Control 2 only joins projects that the franchise is already in production, including Alan Wake II and the Max Payne 1 + 2 remake.
Tero Viratala, CEO of Remedy, said in one Post the investment on the developer’s website: “I am now proud to confirm that the big-budget Control game, also codenamed Heron, is Control 2, a fully developed sequel to our award-winning game Control.” With the first game selling over three million copies, Remedy has been handed a budget of €50 million for the sequel.
“Control is the biggest investment 505 Games has ever made, so it holds a special place in our hearts. We are grateful to the entire player community who have made Control such a long-lasting and beloved game, And even more excited to bring it. Beyond Control 2,” explained Rami and Rafi Galante, co-CEOs of 505 Games. The measure will retain control IP, with “development, marketing, and post-launch investments as well as future net revenues generated by the game” split equally between the two companies, according to the publishing agreement.
While it looks like Control 2 is a few years away from release – it’s only in the concept stage – if you want to catch up on the story, Control: Ultimate Edition is included on PS5 and PS4. PS Plus Extra. With Alan Wake confirmed to be connected in some way to Control of the Universe, Alan Wake Remastered could be worthy of a playthrough as well as next year’s sequel.
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