Remember the old days when you were growing up fragging your friends in the school computer lap? You don’t? Well our memories may be very different. As of today, Bethesda Zenimax has announced that Quake Champions will be opening up an entirely new approach to competitive multiplayer, tournaments, and the arena play styles we’ve come to know. It was a title that solidified eSports in a way never known to any over the deacdes. In development between id Software and Saber Interactive, Quake Champions.
The new title will feature characters with unique attributes, abilities, and even their own distinctive play styles. For fans familiar with Quake III Arena, the PC community will once more get to take place with 120hz graphics, unlocked frame rates, and a game that will fill that spot that every gamer has been wanting.
“20 years ago, Quake set new standards for multiplayer competition and pushed the boundaries for graphics and gameplay,” said Tim Willits, Studio Director, id Software. “It’s important to all of us at id Software that Quake Champions remains true to the Quake legacy, and delivers the speed and gameplay our long-time fans expect, while also pressing forward by introducing innovative gameplay opportunities with new Champions and abilities.”
With more than 20 years of Quake veterans under the titles belt, the series will once more be pushing players to their max ability with its upcoming launch. Built for eSports and competitive play, Quake Champions seeks to bring in new players from amateurs to veterans. The game will be supported for QuakeCon tournaments, and leagues around the world as the title seeks to attract tens of thousands of people to Dallas on August 4th through the 7th this year. Stay tuned for more coverage this year. Head on over to quakecon.org to register now.
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