Control’s AWE expansion brings back Alan Wake, releases August 27

We lastly know what Management’s AWE growth goes to be about.

As many people anticipated following Management‘s growth teasers from a yr in the past: the sport’s second growth – AWE – does certainly contain Alan Wake.

AWE was at all times slated for launch later this yr, however Treatment has been quiet on particulars since that preliminary teaser. On the newest State of Play episode, the developer lastly dropped a trailer, confirming the return of Alan Wake. AWE involves PC, PS4 and Xbox One on August 27.

AWE takes place within the Investigations Sector, one of many deserted sectors within the Oldest Home. It hasn’t been open in years, and with good purpose. Because the trailer exhibits, we’ll be going up towards Alan Wake’s darkness creatures on this growth and different enemies that hang-out the place. The concept of a related universe the place all of Treatment’s video games happen isn’t really new, it has been there since Alan Wake.

To assert again the sector, we’ll be exploring plenty of the Altered World Occasions (AWE) the crew beforehand investigated there, together with, after all, the incident at Brilliant Falls – the city the place Alan Wake takes place. Although Treatment did verify that Alan Wake is within the growth, it stopped simply in need of revealing any specifics.

AWE additionally introduces a brand new type to the Service Weapon referred to as Surge, that’s primarily a grenade launcher that fires sticky grenades. The arcade machines seen within the trailer is how we’re going to entry particular modes like horde and time trial.

Lastly, Management is getting a free replace in August to coincide with the growth’s launch. It provides extra checkpoints to the sport’s tougher missions, an Help Mode, and extra high quality of life options Treatment will reveal nearer to launch.

To study extra, take a look at Treatment’s Twitch livestream, which takes place subsequent week on Thursday, August 13 at 9am PT, 12pm ET, 5pm BST.

And, in case you missed it, we just lately sat down with Treatment to speak Alan Wake’s 10th anniversary.

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