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Remedy's Control AWE expansion crosses over with Alan Wake, releases on August 27

Control Awe Alan Wake
Control Awe Alan Wake (Image credit: Remedy Entertainment (screenshot))

Control Awe Alan Wake

Source: Remedy Entertainment (screenshot) (Image credit: Source: Remedy Entertainment (screenshot))

What you need to know

  • Control is the latest game from Remedy Entertainment that released back in 2019.
  • The next expansion, AWE, is crossing over with Alan Wake.
  • The AWE expansion is now set to release on August 27.

Remedy's Control is crossing universes with the AWE expansion. During today's PlayStation State of Play, a new trailer revealed that the AWE expansion is set to release on August 27. You can check out the trailer below:

As the name and trailer show, Alan Wake is coming back. Just what role he has to play remains to be seen though. Remedy explained in a blog post that other games may be connected in a kind of "Remedy Connected Universe." We'll have to see just how this plays out.

The AWE expansion is also introducing a grenade launcher mode for the Service Weapon called Surge, which will be useful against new kinds of Hiss. There's also boss rush mode being added through a new altered item.

Remedy previously revealed that Control is coming to PS5 and Xbox Series X, with more details on the enhancements coming at a later date. Remedy's previous expansion for Control is called The Foundation. If you haven't played it yet, you can read our review right here.

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Samuel Tolbert is a freelance writer covering gaming news, previews, reviews, interviews and different aspects of the gaming industry, specifically focusing on Xbox and PC gaming on Windows Central. You can find him on Twitter @SamuelTolbert.

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  • I played Control on PS Now. Sad that it doesn't do cross-save. I was hoping that once Control comes in a GOTY edition version, I could continue playing it on PC.