The Finnish developer studio Remedy Entertainment did not publish a single game in 2020, but the developers can still book the year as a record.
Espoo, Finland – Remedy Entertainment can look back on a successful 2020. Not only that, last year presented that Development studio set a new personal record and had its most successful year since it was founded over 20 years ago.
The only strange thing is that there was actually no new one from the studio last year game came. Instead, the Fans but always more for Control warm up, which also recently appeared on PS5 and Xbox Series X.
|Release (date of first publication)||27. August 2019|
|platform||PS4, Xbox One, PC, PS5, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch (Cloud)|
Control: New sales success for Remedy in 2020
Control was already in August 2019 by Remedy Entertainment over 505 Games published and quickly garnered top ratings and awards from critics. In many places it was Control even as one of the best Games of the year seen. However, commercial success was still a long time coming and it didn’t really materialize until 2020. This could mainly be due to the Release be justified on other platforms, as the game in August 2020 Steam became available and then in October as a cloud-based game on the Nintendo Switch came.
The latter came especially with long-time Fans of the Games from Remedy Entertainment because in their story for the first time in over 10 years there was a sign of life from Alan Wake, in which many are still looking for a successor or another game hope in turn.
If that sounds good to you, Control can be downloaded for free from PS Plus in February 2021. Had until December 2020 Control after the others Releases and DLCs eventually sold over 2 million times and became the best-selling single to date alongside Alan Wake game of the studio. This success in just one year is also reflected in the Finances As the latest Remedy revenue report for 2020 shows.
Control: Big increases in revenue after additional content – cooperation with Epic Games
In fact, the revenues from Remedy thanks to the success of Control increased by more than 30% compared to 2019. That was possible in 2020 alone Studio accordingly bring in around 41 million euros. In terms of expenses, that made one Profit of a total of 13.2 million euros, more than twice as much as in the previous year. A cooperation with Epic Games make two new studios together in the future Games will develop. Both of these Games but are legally involved Remedy stay and on your own Franchises of the studio.
Additionally works Remedy Entertainment at the moment on a single player campaign for the hotly anticipated, especially in Asia Crossfire X, a console version of the free multiplayer shooter of the same name. Meanwhile Control continue its triumphant advance and be supplied with further content in the future.
The title recently appeared with new ray tracing support for PS5 and Xbox Series X, with ray tracing mode causing nausea on the PS5. Some players got sick and some reportedly had vertigo cases. However, these problems should disappear in performance mode.
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