Control Ultimate Edition comes to Steam on August 27th, while launching in September for other platforms with a weird next-gen upgrade plan.
What a f&$king rip off, that’s a shitty move by Remedy. I have the freaking digital copy of the game, so I have to buy two digital copies of the same game, just to receive the next gen update?!?!? I’ll pass.....I wait until 3 years with this is $10 on Steam.
This is very upsetting being someone who bought the game, and the season pass. I paid MORE than people buying this Ultimate Edition and I don't get the upgrade? Rubbish...
Exact same boat, paid full price for the game and DLC. It's a matter of giving the support back to the community who supported them. For me personally I bought the DLC a year ago and the second part is only releasing at the end of this month. My money was gone long ago. So what's annoying I guess is that they making me feel the fool.
I bought it two days ago, and started the download about an hour before the announcement (so I'm not even eligible for a refund). Haven't even played it yet!
Nice. Preorder and get screeeweed...
you can already play the next gen version on PC
Typical example of nonsense reply
Yeah, but it’s true tho...
How so? Alan Wake was night and day by comparison when the PC version released. I own Control on PC, but downloaded it on PS4 when it was offered for free. Even on my Pro, there's a solid difference in the visuals had.
Can you play 4k/60 frames sec on PC? Yes? then there you go you already have the next-gen upgrade. And for the info, the next-gen upgrade is for console only I wonder why?
Why are you being downvoted? It is essentially the truth?
So what happens if I pop in the regular edition disc on a PS5/XSX ?
The console will shoot the disc out and hit you right in the face.
.... and I used to think the omnipresent Xbox One Kinect was scary ...
Nuh, it will shoot out a receipt for the Ultimate edition balance "Should you wish to access the enhanced version please pay the amount of..." Oh Remedy what have you become...
it'll probably run on ps4/x1 graphics and not the prettier ps5/xbsx versions
It will just play the PS4 or Xbox One version, the same as any other game without any of the enhancements the upgraded PS5 or XsX will bring I'm assuming.
Hopefully Remedy will change their stance on this.
Is it a 505 Games decision cuz they published the game or is it solely a Remedy decision? Either way, it's fucked up for those who bought it and the DLC.
Oh boy that would explain a lot if it was a 505 Games decision.
With enough backlash, probably.
Even if you were one of the early buyers that hopped on board, and bought the game, I guess that doesn't entitle you to a next gen upgrade. I guess they're calling this edition "Ultimate" for a reason . I'm sure control won't be the only game like this. Someone got everyone's hopes up that every next gen upgrade would be free, but it seems not all companies are on board. Not saying that I support this practice, but I just don't expect this to be the only game that will do this.
NBA2K you have to buy the Kobe Edition (which is like $100 I believe) if you want the next gen upgrade. 2k is also charging $70 for the next gen versions. Suprisingly, EA, Ubisoft, nor Activision (3 companies known for scummy practices) haven't done anything scummy like this for next gen...... yet. They will find a way though. They always do.
And again PC gamers will get this free (they already have it) while console players like yourself will defend this practice. But in the end, everyone will be happy You get your wish and get to rebuying games like GrantheftAuto5, Control, etc. While I get the Skyrim PC and get them for free because Providing resolution boost comes naturally by having a better card. Just a reminder that Quake2 got released 20 +years ago and it still costs nothing for a 4k update. https://www.youtube.com/wat...
Game was ok I got the platinum. But not a game I personally would ever play again so I’m not bothered about a next gen version . Plus the story was forgettable .
Same here. Not a game I would like to complete twice even if it’s improved.
Exactly, if you own it, just play it now. Contoversy adverted!
I understand Remedy are not the wealthiest team in the world and so probably want to (maybe need to) maximize their assets to get as much revenue as possible from the next gen, but I seriously think they are doing this the wrong way. I expect a only a small percentage of current gen control owners will shell out again for the Ultimate edition just to have it on their PS5/XSX, especially when they can still play it on those systems using BC (albeit not as pretty or smooth). I think we might be feeling a little entitled to consider games that came out prior to 2020 to get free next gen upgrades, but I would have thought an 'upgrade version' might be offered, perhaps $10 to current owners who currently have the game & season pass, then I'm sure they would get much more revenue from that offer then asking for a total re-buy. Personally, I'll wait until the next gen version is on sale for that $10, if it's a year or two down the line then so be it.
Absolutely agree it's not like our base edition is worthless it will still work via backwards compatibility we just won't get the enhanced next gen versions. There's lots of PC exclusive effects like rtx that will come to next gen systems I think the average gamer kind of just assumes that's two days of work just out the of version on a disc marked ps5 without understanding that there's a lot that goes into optimisation and porting. If you purchased the game a year ago that's fantastic you probably enjoyed it and are probably done with it this is for those that are still yet to experience it
The base game is a year old now remedy have zero incentive to give away a next gen port to base game owners.
That is why Sony is so diplomatic when it comes to PS5 BC. Companies and developers want new cash for the upgrades.
Good luck with that Remedy. Absolute trash!
Covid19 made people lose their mind? There is no nextgen upgrade on PC anyway no reason to be mad for the PC version. Also, if you own it on PS4 or X1, just go play it right now. It's a single player game. Finish it right now. Why would you want it on PS5 if you already finish it. Remedy don't own you a version nobody promised you. Covid19 made you mad? The game gonna be on gamepass someday for XsX owner. Did you already forget about Gamepass? Please stop being Covid mad. Not all news is a controversy.
Said Sam Lake.
This is a good way to alienante your already limited fanbase 🤷♂️ If the REALLY can not afford to do a free upgrade, I would be more likely to pay a $5 "Next Gen License fee" than being forced to pay for the Ultimate edition. Makes me sad because Remedy makes competent games that sadly don't seem to sell particularly well and this won't help.
@Therealtedcruz Alan wake isn’t on the PS4. I’m not sure what you’re talking about.
Uh... I was responding to someone else's response. In context, it makes absolute sense. My entire point was that when Remedy releases PC versions of their titles - Alan Wake, Quantum Break, Control - they tend to be of a much higher quality than the console versions. I never said Alan Wake was on PS4. It's a MS and PC product.
N4G through the current generation - BC doesn't even matter. I want new games. Also remasters are awesome! N4G going into next generation - how dare devs charge for updated versions of games on new hardware??!!?
Who is this user you are referring to as "N4G"? Oh....so just silly generalizations? Thought so. Basically you are pretending N4G is one entity with one voice so that you can create ANY contradiction out of thin air. And that contradiction you crafted out of thin air is composed of arguments that are boiled down caricatures of the previous discussions to suit your silly agenda here. Such nonsense.
Well we can’t expect every current gen game to be upgraded for next gen for free. This won’t be the last developer to pull this stunt
not planning to replay it on ps5 anyway so drop the last dlc on ps4 and i'm good.
There’s gonna be some serious backlash with this one and that’s perfectly ok. This seems like a really shady practice from Remedy. As much as I have loved them from the very beginning, they’ve lost me on this one I’m afraid.
When has Remedy been shady? Because they can't give people a free upgrade from something that probably cost them money to do? People need to stop and think before they get up in arms and feel offended by something. Not every company is worth a billion/trillion dollars, so they can't burn through what money they do have.
I don’t think you understand the situation here. The game is a year old whoever wanted the game has now bought it along with the 2 expansion packs That have been released for it. That’s about £80. Now the only way to get the “upgrade” is to be forced to buy all of that all over again. There’s no way even the intellectually lacking can argue a point in favour for that. Also not sure you understand how engine scalability works and how little it truly takes to make these “upgrades”.
They don't need to give you a free upgrade although I'd would be good to get one. But how do they know your eligible? If you have a retail disc will it come with a code to redeem or what
I think that's fair enough. The game's been out for almost a year! If they weren't able to get any money for the PS5/Series X version they wouldn't bother spending the time on it. Game companies don't have endless supplies of money. Also nobody bought the current gen version expecting to get an upgrade for next gen.
Hard pass, game told a good story. I did not like the game play, to slow. Will not be re buying this......
Wtf... why us early adapters are always the ones to get fvcked!?
Because its always the early adopters that just can't wait........... Its the "Must Have Now" culture.... I buy mostly all my games when the prices drop.... No rush... I don't need the latest..and with patience I know what to buy.. But there's an elephant in the room....... Its the "Look at me",.. The "KD" ratio........ Those games that people just have to get in early ,to skill up on MP, To be the Non Noob............ Back on topic..... So, as for control... "Wtf... why us early adapters are always the ones to get fvcked!?" Ouch. Theres the lesson...
I guess I can’t argue with the “I’ll play it next year mentality” Lesson learned.. new approach, I’ll wait a year if I want the game from a dev/publisher that pulls this dumb shit and give more support to those that don’t.. And no elephant here.. I don’t play multiplayer games so couldn’t care less about a “kd”
Wasnt a Dig at you... Also I don't wait a year... Not to worried about dlc add ons in most cases..... To many games to play!
Do u have to buy digital for the upgrade?
Whatever happened to "smart delivery"?
Pretty sure backlash will fix that. They are playing with fire here.
Lucky I waited to get it ob next gen. Sorry for those who didn't see that coming.
Very low class move by remedy. I’ll maybe buy it on sale for the upgrade later on. I already purchased the game day one and the season pass that should be worth an upgrade
Make enough noise and they ,ay change their mind. At least they could offer an upgrade for a small fee
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