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One of the best video games of 2019, Control, is available for free on PC this week on the Epic Game Store Launcher – and it’s not the only one.
Control is a supernatural action-adventure game in which you play Jesse Faden, a member of a secret government agency that investigates paranormal events and artifacts. You will explore a large, ever-changing government facility, opening up new avenues as you acquire new powers and weapons. It’s basically like The X-Files meets Metroid Prime plus Half-Life, and it rules.
And right now, Control is completely free on the Epic Games Launcher through June 17 at 11 a.m. ET. Note that this is the base version of the game released in 2019, not the full 2020 edition; You will still have to purchase the additional DLC content separately if you decide you love it enough to spend the money.
How to Download Control for Free from the Epic Games Store
- Click the Controls tab in the Epic Games Launcher or open the game’s product page via the “Business” Section. You can also Get it from the Epic Games Store website.
- click “Receive,” and complete the transaction steps.
- Once the game is added to your library, you will own it forever.
Epic Games is constantly giving away such PC games so it’s worth logging in to see what’s on offer. There are also dozens of other free games currently on the Epic Games Store, including the recently added free MMORPGs Genshin Impact and Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis. All free games are under the Store tab. listed Browse> Free.
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Battlefield 4 and Batman: The Telltale Series on are free at Amazon Prime Gaming
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While we’re at it, Amazon Prime members can claim 10 free PC games this month through the Amazon Prime Gaming website, including the critically acclaimed Battlefield 4 (available through June 21) and Batman: The Telltale Series ( available until July 11th). .
The rest of the free Prime Gaming titles in June include:
- Bombslinger (Available until June 11th)
- Mana spark (available until June 18th)
- Frog Climbers (Available June 25th)
- BFF or Die (Available until July 1st)
- Lost in Harmony (Available until July 1st)
- Mugster (Available until July 1st)
- New found courage (available until July 1st)
- Spitkiss (available until July 1st)
Prime members can also claim tons of special in-game loot for several other games this month. To claim the freebies, Sign in with your Amazon account here and click “Challenge game” next to anything you want to download.