Starting today Control is also available on new generation consoles, PS5 e Xbox Series X, thanks to a free update for all owners of theUltimate Edition. If you have the game in your library but don’t know how to update the Remedy game to enjoy Ray Tracing and other benefits, here are all the details.
How to upgrade Control from PS4 to PS5
If you have purchased or downloaded for free thanks to the Plus (we remind you that the free games of February 2021 with the PlayStation Plus are available from today) the Ultimate Edition of Control, you can proceed to download the game directly from your collection on PS5. If you have not yet redeemed the game, you can do so via the PlayStation Store, l’official app for Android / iOS or the official site of the Sony store. Once in the library, the game can be downloaded from Games Collection, in which in this case there is a single entry containing both the PS4 and PS5 versions. To avoid errors, click on the game icon and, before selecting the button to start the download, make sure that by selecting the “…” key on the right only the PS4 version appears in the list: this means that the selected edition is the PlayStation 5 one and you can proceed with the download.
Alternatively, you can avoid any kind of mistake starting the download remotely via the official PS Store website: log into the portal, visit the page dedicated to the Games Collection and click on the download button on the right of the correct version of Control (the red one is the PS4 edition, the white one is for the PS4).
Here is the download link:
Before starting the game, make sure that the one installed on your console is the correct edition of the game. To do this, visit the PlayStation 5 main menu, move the cursor to the Control Ultimate Edition icon and press the Options button: in the drop-down menu click with X on the item “Game version” and select “PS5 | Completa | Control Ultimate Edition”.
How to upgrade Control from Xbox One to Xbox Series X | S
In the case of the Microsoft version, the system through which players can upgrade is incredibly fast and intuitive and requires no special steps. Provided that you are in possession of the Ultimate Edition of Control, all you need to do is access your game collection and download the game, whose box now presents the famous “X | S” stamp, which indicates the presence of a graphic upgrade.
Regardless of what your reference platform is, it should be noted that the same developers have confirmed that it is not possible to transfer the saves of the PS4 and Xbox One versions of Control to PS5 and Xbox Series X due to some changes made to the game code , which have profoundly disrupted the data management system.
Have you already read our review of the next-gen version of Control Ultimate Edition?