‘Control’ is set to receive an ‘Alan Wake’ expansion later this month

It will include new story content, side missions, weapons and more

Remedy Entertainment has announced a new Alan Wake-themed expansion for Control, set to be released later this month.

Titled AWE, the DLC will be the second and final expansion for Control. It features protagonist Jesse, as she explores the twisted Federal Bureau Of Control after the events of the main game. Her adventure will crossover with Alan Wake and merge the two worlds together with new story content, side missions and weapons.

Included with the announcement was a new trailer which showcases the signature telekinetic combat found within Control, as well as the dark and eerie atmosphere the game was known for.


Not much of Alan Wake was shown, however, the trailer begins with the character warning “whatever you do, stay in light”, which is a reference to the monsters Wake faced in his own game that were harmed by light. The trailer also ends with a shot of Wake’s face.

Check out the reveal trailer below:

The AWE DLC pack will be released on August 27 for the PlayStation 5, Xbox One and PC. The expansion pack follows The Foundation, which launches in March for the PS5, and subsequently for the PC and Xbox One in June.

Control, which launched in 2019, is the latest standalone game from Remedy Entertainment. The developer previously released titled such as Quantum Break and the aforementioned Alan Wake.


PlayStation’s State Of Play was home to many new third-party gaming announcements, including a reveal that Hitman 3 will be receiving VR support. A new competitive multiplayer game titled Hood: Outlaws & Legends was also announced and is scheduled to release in 2021.

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