Remedy's latest game, Control is praised by fans and critics alike. However, since its launch earlier this week, players have struggled with all sorts of performance issues, especially on consoles. The developer has heard the screams of the players and is working to fix some of the game's most unusual issues, according to a statement released Friday morning.
Although the PC version has its own issues, they are subtle compared to the difficulties some players have on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, where the game does not go very well at all. As Digital Foundry explains in their breakdown of the performance of the game, the framerate is a particular problem. It can fall down to 1
Remedy says they are working on a solution to these problems, but they are not easy to solve. It will take some time and they want players to know that they are already working hard and have updates in the future.
PC players also have some problems, especially with Nvidia's new generation of RTX graphics cards. According to Remedy, most of these issues are resolved by simply updating the card drivers. In the meantime, players who want to remove the motion blur and film grain settings of the game can do so at the next update.
Remedy also plans to make improvements to the map in the game in the near future. Sometimes the current map can not be fully loaded. In general, only locations are displayed without the players having an idea of how to reach them. An updated map should better prioritize important information and ensure that everything is displayed correctly.
An extension that does not make it into the game is the high dynamic range. Also referred to as HDR, it extends the available color palette and increases the contrast ratio, whereby games usually get more vivid colors and aggressive lighting effects. Control already has incredible effects in the game, including some of the best raytracing effects, but it does not support HDR and will not exist in the future. Instead, Remedy focuses on the bigger features of the game, like the upcoming photo mode.
Remedy has not set a fixed date for the next update of the control, but according to this statement should sometime appear in the middle until the end of September. "