Bethesda has released Quake II Remastered immediately after its reveal
Bethesda and id Software have collaborated with Nightdive Studios to create an "enhanced" version of Quake II for PC and modern consoles, which is now available.
- The publisher announced during QuakeCon that the new version of Quake II is now available for $9.99 USD across all major PC storefronts, Xbox One and Series X/S, PlayStation 4 and 5, and Nintendo Switch. It's also now available to all Game Pass subscribers.
- Many changes have been made to the "enhanced" port of the game, including updated textures, models, animations, and lighting, "improved and restored" AI behavior, widescreen and 4K support, and a slew of new accessibility options and other settings. Along with its original expansions, it also includes some new content, with Wolfenstein developer MachineGames creating "Call of the Machine," which includes 28 new levels and a deathmatch map.
- Its existence was leaked in June when the Game Rating and Administration Committee of Korea rated "Quake II Remastered" for PC. The situation was similar to the 2021 remaster of the original Quake, which was also leaked through the ratings board before being officially revealed at QuakeCon that year.
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