Quake II Remaster Launches Today on All Platforms

    You are humanity’s last hope to stop the Strogg.

    Bethesda has officially revealed that Quake II Remaster is available now on all consoles. The announcement comes from QuakeCon 2023, with more information to be announced later in the day.

    Quake is one of the most beloved first-person shooters in the entire genre. Id Software initially released the first entry in 1996. Quake II was released a year later. The remaster includes several quality-of-life updates that make it the definitive way to play the FPS classic.

    Quake II Remaster Details

    A screenshot of Quake II Remaster
    Quake II Remaster is available now on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC. The game is also available on Xbox Game Pass Additionally, Limited Run Games has announced that a physical version of Quake II Remaster will be available soon.
    According to Wario64 and Bethesda, Quake II Remaster includes the following updates:
    • Enhanced graphics, gameplay, and controls
    • The original mission packs: Ground Zero and The Reckoning
    • A new expansion, Call of the Machine
    • Online and local co-op and multiplayer.
      • 8 players on Xbox Series X|S
      • 4 players on Xbox One, PlayStation 4/5, and Nintendo Switch
    • Crossplay
    • And motion aiming.

    The PlayStation Store fully describes everything the game has to offer:

    Developed by id Software in 1997, Quake II is a critically acclaimed first-person shooter that introduces an entirely new science fiction narrative and setting. Now, experience the authentic, enhanced and complete version of the original.

    Enjoy the original, authentic version of Quake II, now with up to 4K* and widescreen resolution support, enhanced models, improved enemy animations and gore, improved and restored AI behaviors, enhanced cinematics, dynamic and colored lighting, anti-aliasing, depth of field, the original, heavy rock soundtrack by Sonic Mayhem, and more.

    Play the Intense Military Sci-fi Campaign

    Mankind is at war with the Strogg, a hostile alien race that attacked Earth. In response, humanity launched a strike on the Strogg homeworld…it failed, but you survived. Outnumbered and outgunned, fight your way through fortified military installations and shut down the enemy’s war machine. Only then will the fate of humanity be known.

    Play the All-New “Call of the Machine” Expansion

    A brand-new Quake II experience from MachineGames consisting of 28 campaign levels and one multiplayer deathmatch map.

    Quake II Remaster Trailer

    Check out the official trailer below, and stay tuned for more news from Bethesda during QuakeCon 2023.

    Saras Rajpal
    Saras Rajpal
    Saras is a passionate creative writer, with a love for immersive sims, superhero games, and Persona. He is currently writing a thesis about Persona 5 and is pursuing a career as a full-time writer.

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