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CONTROL is free on the Epic Games Store until June 17, 2021

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The Epic Games mystery vault is now open, revealing this week’s free game to be CONTROL, the action-adventure game from Remedy Entertainment and 505 Games. CONTROL was first released back in 2019 for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, and later came to Nintendo Switch in 2020 and next-gen consoles in early 2021. Epic Games Store users can pick this title up for free from today, June 10, until June 17 at 11:00 AM EST.

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CONTROL is a third-person game with impressive visuals and an immersive story. The next-gen console release improved upon a few things, including sharper textures and more detailed characters and environments. In addition, RTX compatibility on high-end PCs makes the game look even better, resulting in more enjoyable fast-action combat. For that reason, it’s a great pickup, especially for the limited-time zero-dollar price tag from the Epic Games Store. Here’s a quick rundown and trailer, if you’re wondering what this game is all about.

Winner of over 80 awards, Control is a visually stunning third-person action-adventure that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Blending open-ended environments with the signature world-building and storytelling of renowned developer, Remedy Entertainment, Control presents an expansive and intensely gratifying gameplay experience.


Can you handle the Bureau’s dark secrets? Unfold an epic supernatural struggle, filled with unexpected characters and bizarre events, as you search for your missing brother, and discover the truth that has brought you here.


Unleash destruction through transforming weaponry and telekinetic powers. Discover new ways to annihilate your enemies as you harness powerful abilities to turn everything around you into a lethal weapon.


Delve deep into the ominous expanses of a secretive government agency. Explore the Bureau’s shifting environments only to discover that there is always more than meets the eye…


Battle a relentless enemy through exciting missions and challenging boss fights to earn powerful upgrades that maximize abilities and customize your weaponry.

CONTROL is available on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S. Pick it up for free for a limited time on the Epic Games Store until June 17.

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Cole Andrews
Cole is a lifelong PC gamer who loves FPS, RPG, and MMO games. The first PC game that got him hooked was the Counter-Strike beta in 1999. He has thousands of hours in all of the old-school Blizzard games like Starcraft, Warcraft, and Diablo.