Bethesda and id Software have released the revamped version of Quake 2 today, coinciding with the annual Quakecon celebration.
Quake 2 Revamped brings mission bundles and more
The newly launched Quake 2 Revamped version includes a fresh expansion called “Call of the Machine,” developed by the creators of Wolfenstein: The New Order – MachineGames studio. This revamped edition is an improved version of the classic 1997 game and offers mission bundles – The Reckoning and Ground Zero, as well as a PC-specific Quake 2 variant for the N64. All of this can be purchased for just $10.
Revamp enhancements and extras
The revamped edition features support for 4K resolution, widescreen display, dynamic and colored lighting, anti-aliasing, and depth of field. It also includes improvements for models, enemy animations, gore effects, AI, and cinematic scenes. Additionally, it supports the popular splitscreen multiplayer mode with online and offline bot support, and offers crossplay functionality.
Mission pack add-ons
The two mission packs, Reckoning and Ground Zero, offer a total of 33 solo play levels and 21 multiplayer game maps. The new Call of the Machine expansion brings 28 fresh campaign levels and an additional multiplayer map.
The Call of the Machine expansion takes players on a journey across time and space to find the Strogg-Maker, a singularity with the power to disrupt reality. The goal is to obliterate it and alter the fate of mankind and machines.
A treat for owners of the original game
Steam users who already own the game can enjoy a free update, similar to the procedure followed for the 2021 Quake 1 Revamp.