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Remedy Signs Two-Game Deal with Epic Games

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Remedy Entertainment, the Finnish studio behind games such as Control and Alan Wake, has signed a two-game agreement with Epic Games. These two new projects will be multi-platform, which likely means it's not Sony, despite months of rumors that suggested the company tried to acquire Remedy some time in the past year.

These two unannounced games are both expected to hit Xbox Series X, PS5, and PC in the years ahead, with one being labeled a AAA title already in pre-production, while the other is a "smaller-scale" project set in the same narrative universe. These two projects join the story mode for CrossfireX and Project Vanguard, Remedy's upcoming live-service game which has not yet been shown, collectively giving the studio four games to juggle at once right now.

The interesting thing to note about the two new games sharing a story universe is that we now know all of Remedy's games, including Max Payne, Alan Wake, Quantum Break, and Control already share a narrative world, so it could be the case that these two new games don't just share a world between themselves, but with the grander Remedy universe the studio has been toying with for decades. 

It's worth noting that 505 Games published Control after Microsoft published its previous two games and Rockstar released Max Payne before that. Remedy has jumped all over the industry working with publishers, and now it's Epic's turn to get Remedy's weirdly wonderful games in people's hands.

In related news, Control's first expansion, The Foundation is out today on Epic Games Store and PS4. It arrives on Xbox on June 25 after PlayStation's exclusivity window closes.


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