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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 | Epic Store exclusive

Control: The Foundation cover

publisher: 505 Games

Official website

Game mode: single player

game release date:

26Mar2020

PC PS4

25Jun2020

XONE

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).

Plot

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.

Mechanics

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.

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

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
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
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

Control Has Received a New Mode; First DLC Announced
Control Has Received a New Mode; First DLC Announced

news 13 December 2019 03:39

Control, the action-adventure game from Remedy Entertainment, has been given a new free game mode called Expeditions. The first DLC for the game has also been announced, which will launch in March.

First DLC for Control Will Launch This Month
First DLC for Control Will Launch This Month

news 13 March 2020 10:14

Remedy Entertainment has announced the release date of the first story expansion for last year's shooter Control, titled The Foundation. We'll be able to play the DLC at the end of March and it looks like it will explain one of the mysteries of the story presented in the base game.

Epic Games Store Presents Spring Releases

news 23 March 2020 23:37

Epic Games has presented the list of spring releases on Epic Games Store. This includes a handful of intriguing indies, the first story DLC for Control, and the PC edition of Samurai Shodown.

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