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Control Publisher Lied About Ultimate Edition Upgrade

Players accidentally receive Ultimate Edition for Control on PlayStation Store, exposing excuse given by 505 Games for next-gen.

Ahead of first launch anniversary, developer Remedy Entertainment and publisher 505 Games announced Ultimate Edition for sci-fi adventure game Control and sparked controversy among fans for not offering free next-gen upgrade.

505 Games eventually offered an explanation why players across all platforms who already own all content can be upgraded to new generation of console for free but most recently, fans have caught them lying about free next-gen version.

RELATED: Control Won't Give Free Next-Gen Upgrade to All Players

Many who bought Digital Deluxe Edition of Control on Sony consoles noticed briefly having access to newly released Ultimate Edition on PlayStation Store, which fully contradicts with what 505 Games tried to clarify back in August.

505 Games said to have been unable to upgrade existing owners of Deluxe Edition from last-gen systems to PlaySta…

Prince of Persia Series is Discounted on Steam

Steam is offering 80% discount on Prince of Persia action-adventure platforming series for PC platform.

Reinventing one of the fan-favorite classic series, developer/publisher Ubisoft has revealed to have been working on Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake during UbiForward event, which is set to launch on January 21, 2021.

To celebrate upcoming release for Sands of Time Remake and spike fan-interest to one of their critically-acclaimed IPs once again, Ubisoft has deep discounted iconic Prince of Persia franchise from mid-2000 at 80% on Steam storefront.

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For a limited time, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, Warrior Within, The Forgotten Sands, The Two Thrones and 2008 rebooted title are currently available on Valve's online store in a promotional offer, until September 14, 2020.

Many of these games may feel dated in terms of graphics but their complex puzzles and action platformer gameplay still has its…

Cyberpunk 2077 to Get Free Post-Launch DLC, Like The Witcher 3

CD Projekt Red will be offering free DLC for Cyberpunk 2077 following release just like The Witcher 3.

Though initially slated for April 2020 launch, developer/publisher CD Projekt Red had to delay upcoming role-playing game Cyberpunk 2077 release date to November 19, due to restricted working conditions during COVID-19 pandemic.

In a social media response to a fan on Twitter, CDPR has recently confirmed rolling out free DLC for CP2077 aside from paid expansions following November launch, just like previous open-world CD Projekt title The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

RELATED: Cyberpunk 2077 Removes Wall-Running Feature

Occasionally reaching out to fans, official Twitter account for CP2077 has playfully confirmed adding free DLC after initial launch, much like third game in The Witcher series that featured a content roadmap to support its player community.

Back in April 2020, CD Projekt Red revealed plans to include paid expansion for Cyberpunk 2077 featuring story campaigns on similar scale o…

Control Publisher Explains Why You Need Ultimate Edition for Next-Gen Upgrade

505 Games offers an explanation on why current owners of Control won't receive free upgrade to PS5 and Xbox Series X version.

On its way to celebrate first anniversary of launch, action-adventure game Control from developer Remedy Entertainment and publisher 505 Games was received with critical-acclaim and multiple "Game of the Year" accolades.

Following announcement of Control: Ultimate Edition, current players on consoles were really confused about its next-gen upgrade paths and 505 Games unsuccessfully attempts to explain everything in details via a recent Blog post.

RELATED: Control Won't Give Free Next-Gen Upgrade to All Players

Ultimate Edition comes bundled with Control base game, two DLC expansion packs, Expeditions endgame mode, Photo Mode and all content updates released since launch with free next-gen console upgrade for people who purchase it.

When 505 Games officially revealed that only owners of Ultimate Edition will receive a free upgrade for enhanced v…

Control Won't Give Free Next-Gen Upgrade to All Players

505 Games announces free upgrade to next-gen consoles will only be available for owners of Control: Ultimate Edition.

About a year ago, sci-fi adventure title Control was released for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles while PC version remained a timed exclusive title to Epic Games Store, a controversial decision that made a faction of PC gamers upset.

Ahead of first anniversary of release, developer Remedy Entertainment and publisher 505 Games announces Ultimate Edition for Control that includes all post-launch content and free next-gen console upgrade, only for new buyers.

RELATED: Control and Death Stranding Gets Most Nominations at DICE Awards

Special editions are usually a means to get extra contents that customers have missed during original launch. Control: Ultimate Edition however, is making things complicated by not giving all players free access to next-gen console version.

Existing owners of the game will not be able to play Control on PS5 or Series X, unless they are willi…

Control: Ultimate Edition Announced, Coming to Steam

Remedy announces Control: Ultimate Edition for all platforms, also launching on Steam later this month.

In spite of having from a buggy launch, action-adventure game Control from developer Remedy Entertainment and publisher 505 Games end up receiving a number of accolades that includes Game of the Year from many media outlets.

To celebrate upcoming one year anniversary of release, Remedy has announced an Ultimate Edition of Control bundled with all content updates, both expansion packs and a bonus upgrade along with its Steam debut on August 27, 2020.

RELATED: Control and Death Stranding Gets Most Nominations at DICE Awards

Remedy and 505 Games showcase features of Control: Ultimate Edition in a newly released official trailer.

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Shortly after launch, Remedy Entertainment revealed a post-launch roadmap for Control to add extra content. First free update introduced Photo Mode and endgame mode Expeditions, which gets followed-up by …

Halo Infinite Delayed to 2021

343 Industries and Microsoft have officially moved Halo Infinite holiday 2020 release window to 2021.

In mid-July, developer 343 Industries and SkyBox Labs, in association with publisher Xbox Game Studios has unveiled a much-anticipated gameplay for upcoming first-person shooter title Halo Infinite at Xbox Games Showcase digital event.

Response from player community was largely negative and as a follow-up to fan-backlash, 343 Industries studio head Chris Lee recently came out announcing an inevitable delay of release until 2021 on social media citing multiple factors.

RELATED: Halo Infinite Campaign Gameplay Revealed

Reaction from fans to first gameplay demo received a lot of criticisms online for its graphics that doesn't seem very "next-gen". Many even pointed out that its graphics looked outdated, much more in line with Halo: Combat Evolved.

Xbox games marketing manager Aaron Greenberg came to defend their work saying Halo Infinite is still a "work-in-progress"…

Halo: The Master Chief Collection to Add Cross-Play

343 Industries plans to add cross-play, custom game browser and more to Halo: The Master Chief Collection.

While anticipating release of upcoming first-person shooter Halo Infinite for holiday 2020, developer 343 Industries and publisher Xbox Game Studios are still committed to include new games to Halo: The Master Chief Collection.

In a recent update, Halo 3 joined Master Chief Collection and 343 Industries plans to introduce cross-play, custom game browser, input-based matchmaking, keyboard and mouse support and server region selection by end of 2020.

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Cross-play support will enable players on Windows PC and Xbox consoles to jump together into adventure. You are most likely to get paired with a player with same input device such as controller or keyboard, in input-based matchmaking.

Aside from their key-features to include in roadmap for 2020, dev team has also planned for double keybinds for all games, in-game frame rate c…