Remedy Entertainment has confirmed that Control 2 is in development for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and S, and PC.
revealed in blog postRemedy, and 505 Games are co-developing and co-publishing the sequel, formerly known as Codename Heron, thought to be a spin-off rather than a second mainline game.
On the Remedy website, game director Mikael Kasurinen said: It’s the most exciting project I’ve ever worked on. It’s just getting started, but it’s worth the wait. ”
Entered into an agreement with 505 Games to co-develop and co-publish Control 2, the sequel to Control. Read the announcement: https://t.co/UD1iFHvCeH
— Remedy Entertainment (@remedygames) November 11, 2022
Remedy confirmed in early November that Control 2 was still in the concept stage. That means the game hasn’t entered active development yet, so it could still be a few years away.
It has a budget of €50 million (approximately $52 million), a significant increase from the original game’s $30 million budget. For context, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt cost $81 million, while Red Dead Redempt cost $80 million to he $100 million.
However, this is not the only control game in development. Codename Condor is his four-player co-op PvE title announced for Summer 2021.
In an 8/10 review of the first game, IGN said:
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