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Control: The Foundation

The first add-on to the action adventure game Control, offering additional missions, locations, enemies and gameplay mechanics. DLC was developed by Remedy Entertainment studio - the authors of the basic version of the game.

This is Control expansion pack.

Action | TPP | science fiction | TPS | shooters | action adventure

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Control: The Foundation is the first add-on for the action adventure game Control, released in August 2019. In this expansion we continue the adventure of Jesse Faden, trying to discover the secrets of a new location - The Foundation. The add-on introduces a number of new missions, places and enemies, and more gameplay mechanics. The developers from Remedy Entertainment are responsible for its development - cretors of the main game (as well as the Max Payne and Alan Wake series).


In Control: The Foundation, we are once again playing as Jesse Faden. The plot focuses on an attempt to find a missing board member, Helen Marshall, who disappeared during the events presented in the main game. This woman follows the orders of Zachariah Trench - Jesse's deceased predecessor (the former director of the Federal Bureau of Control) - who probably has knowledge of the source of all paranormal events in the building where the game takes place.


Control: The Foundation offers a completely new location to explore, which we can access through the director's office (importantly, the content is only unlocked after completing the base game). Jesse can take advantage of the completely new Shape ability, which enables her to influence the shape of surrounding elements - such as pulling platforms or spikes from walls. There is also a new kind of weapon in the game - the Fracture.

Along with the add-on, a large free update was released, which enriched Remedy Entertainment's game with several new things - first of all, improvements to the map, additional power (Shield Rush) and the possibility of resetting the heroine's skill points (respec).

It is estimated that the expansion takes 4-5 hours to complete.

Game modes

Control: the Foundationcan only be played solo. The add-on does not introduce any new game modes.

Technical aspects

Control: the Foundation does not change the visuals of the main game.

Game mode: single player  

User score: 5,7 / 10 based on 123 votes.

Pre-release expectations: 4 / 10 based on 51 votes.

PEGI rating Control: The Foundation

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty. Game contains bad language. Game contains depictions of violence.

Control: The Foundation System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Intel Core i5-4690 3.5 GHz / AMD FX-4350 4.2 GHz
  • 8 GB RAM
  • graphic card 3 GB GeForce GTX 780 / Radeon R9 280X or better
  • Windows 7 64-bit
  • Recommended:
  • Intel Core i5-7600K 3.8 GHz / AMD Ryzen 5 1600X 3.6 GHz
  • 16 GB RAM
  • graphic card 6 GB GeForce GTX 1060 / 8 GB Radeon RX 580 or better
  • Windows 10 64-bit
  • Ultra:
  • (ray tracing) Intel Core i5-7600K 3.8 GHz / AMD Ryzen 5 1600X 3.6 GHz
  • 16 GB RAM
  • graphic card 6 GB GeForce RTX 2060 or better
  • Windows 10 64-bit
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