Supernatural thriller Control is FREE on the Epic Games Store this week – how to get it

YOU can bag award-winning video game Control for FREE this week.

The PC version of the supernatural thriller is available on the Epic Game Store for nothing from now until June 17.

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Control is available for free on the Epic Games Store[/caption]

It’s a pretty good deal considering that the widely acclaimed game, which came out in 2019, normally fetches just shy of £24.

To bag it, all you need to do is log in to online marketplace while the deal is live and claim your copy.

If you don’t have an Epic account, you can sign up for free on the company’s website, here.

The deal ends June 17 at 11am ET (6pm BST), so grab it while you can.


You use psychic powers to defeat your foes[/caption]

Control revolves around a secret US government agency that studies and contains phenomenon of a supernatural nature.

You play as Jesse Faden, an agent with psychic abilities that allows her to, among other things, fling objects from the environment at enemies.

The game won praise from critics and bagged a bunch of awards, including the Critics’ Choice Award at the 2019 Golden Joysticks.

Epic’s deal is part of the company’s Mega Sale, which also runs until June 17.

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As well as Control, there are big discounts on top games like Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and Cyberpunk 2077.

Like last year, Epic is also offering a $10 discount on eligible games that cost more than $14.99 during the sale.

The discount comes in the form of $10 Epic Coupons applied automatically at checkout.

Sign in to your Epic Games account, then click the “GET MY EPIC COUPON” button to claim one.

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