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Control Guide

Control Guide

To find some sense in madness Game Guide is a powerful compendium of knowledge that will help you discover all the secrets, solve puzzles, defeat difficult bosses and complete the game in 100%.

The initial chapters of our guide to Control contain a comprehensive description of most important game basics and game mechanics. You will learn more about character development, combat mechanics, and even how to use the paranormal skills of main heroine. We described the most important abilities of Jesse Faden - launch (telekinesis), shield, seize, levitation. Also, we described the heroine's weapons - Spin, Shatter, Grip, Pierce. You will learn how to use weapon and personal modifications to deal with any situation in the game.

In the following sections we have described how to develop the heroine, gain source points, or perform additional tasks, the so-called board countermeasures. These additional challenges will speed up your source acquisition and help you to strengthen your heroine faster. In our guide you will find a set of starting tips and information that may help you complete the game. The following chapters in the FAQ section answer the most frequently asked questions related to this title.

The following pages of the guide contain a detailed walkthrough of all missions available in the game. In Control you'll find 10 expanded story missions - many of these are full of puzzles and difficult fights. Fortunately, as you progress, your heroine becomes stronger and is able to control her powers. In the game you will find 10 story missions related with the main plot: Welcome to the Oldest House, Unknown Caller, Directorial Override, Take Control, Polaris, Finnish Tango, The Face of the Enemy, My brother's keeper, Threshold, Old boy's club.

Of course, we have also prepared a full list and detail description of all side missions. Additional tasks are hidden and often require finding an appropriate note or are commissioned during a conversation with a NPC. Many of the tasks are really difficult and lead to an optional fight with a tough boss. Sometimes they even force you to explore vast area of specific location in search of, for example, mold or infected enemies. Here are the side tasks in the game: What a mess: clear the clog, A captive audience, Fridge duty, Old friends, Old growth, Self-reflection, A good defense, What a mess: talk to the plants, What a mess: clear the mold, What a mess: even more mold, A merry chase, Mold removal, What a mess: burn the trash.

In addition, we've isolated the most difficult puzzles in the game and presented them in a separate section to facilitate navigation while searching for description of problematic moments that occur in the game. This way, you can quickly solve any puzzle and continue the story of Jesse Faden. In our guide, you will also find a list and description of all boss fights available in the game. Many of them are optional battles and require completion of side missions - but be careful, the difficulty of additional bosses is really high!

We conclude our guidebook with a trophy guide, which contains a detailed description of all trophies (achievements) of the game, which may help you in obtaining a platinum on PS4. As we have found out - it's not that hard to get in comparison to other titles.

What are the realities of Control?

The main character of Control is Jesse Faden. When she was young, she had a traumatic event - her brother went missing. Trying to deal with the demons of the past, the woman goes to New York where Federal Bureau of Control has their headquarters. This institution is responsible for the traumatic events that took place in Jesse's past.

However, the woman won't be able to search for truth in peace. During Jesse's visit to the Federal Bureau of Control, the Hiss decide to invade the world. During this invasion, the director of the institution dies. It is now up to Jesse to defend this place. Due to the unusual rituals, she is elected the next director.

Control takes place entirely in one building - The Oldest House. After entering it, you will spend the entire game in that place.

Will the game receive a boxed retail edition?

Console version of the game will be available in box retail version. If you want to purchase a PC version, you can only obtain a digital copy from Epic Games Store.

Does Control support ray-tracing?

Yes, the title has support for ray-tracing technology.

Are there any collectibles in the game?

As you go progress the main campaign in Control, you will be able to collect a number of different collectibles. These were divided into six categories:

  1. Case files
  2. Research and recordings
  3. Correspondence
  4. Multimedia
  5. Hotline

Is it possible to customize your character?

Yes, it will. Jessie's appearance can be modified, but these changes are limited only to clothes.

Will Control receive DLC and expansion sets?

Yes, it will. At the moment, two expansion sets are being planned - The Foundation and AWE. They are going to offer new stories, locations, game modes and quests.

Does Control feature multiplayer?

No. Control offers only a single-player mode. The game also doesn't have a New Game Plus mode.

Control - Game Editions

Control can be purchased as a pre-order and is being offered in various editions. Interestingly, the content of these packages depends on your gaming platform. Below you will find description of every edition and its content.

Standard Edition

When released

PS 4

Xbox One and PC

Before the release

Tactical response gear (outfit) and crafting resources pack, control avatar (Digital version only), The Shifting Place dynamic theme (Digital version only)

Tactical response gear and crafting resources pack

Launch day release

Rare service weapon mod, rare player mod, astral dive suit (outfit), "The Explorer" static theme, "The Black Rock Quarry" static theme


Deluxe Edition

When released

PS 4

Xbox One and PC

Before the release

Content of Standard Edition

Content of Standard Edition

Launch day release

Content of standard edition and a side mission called "Isolation" (digital version only), urban response gear (outfit, digital version only), 2 add-ons - The Foundation and AWE (digital version only), Futureart exclusive metal packaging (retail exclusive physical only), 5x artcards (retail exclusive physical only)

Future-art exclusive metal packaging (retail exclusive physical only), 5x artcards (retail exclusive physical only)

Control - Minimum requirements

Operating system: Windows 7, 8 or 10 (64-bit version)

CPU: Intel Core i5-4690 / AMD FX 4350


GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 780 / AMD Radeon R9 280X

DirectX: version 11

Control - Controls



Map - Control Guide


Change of aiming parameters - Control Guide

Change of aiming parameters

Hold - Shield ability - Control Guide

Hold - Shield ability

Weapon aiming - Control Guide

Weapon aiming

Equipment - Control Guide


Game options - Control Guide

Game options

Shoot ability - Control Guide

Shoot ability

The gun shot - Control Guide

The gun shot

Melee / Launch - Control Guide

Melee / Launch

Dodge - Control Guide


One click - change weapons - Control Guide

One click - change weapons. When the enemy is low on health, hold square to possess him.


Jump, levitation

Movement - Control Guide


Sprint - Control Guide


Camera movement - Control Guide

Camera movement

About Control Guide

Author : Agnieszka "aadamus" Adamus & Grzegorz "Alban3k" Misztal for

Translator : Filip "Mithgandir" Liebert

Use the comments below to submit your updates and corrections to this guide.

Control Video Game

  • genre: Action

  • developer: Remedy Entertainment
  • publisher: 505 Games
  • platform: PC, XONE, PS4

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