Quake Champions Closed Beta Sign-ups Open Alongside New Trailer

on March 7, 2017 12:14 PM

Today, publisher Bethesda and developer id Software announced that closed beta sign-ups for Quake Champions are open.

For those that don’t know, Quake Champions was first announced back at E3 2016 during Bethesda’s press conference. A “fast paced arena based online shooter,” Quake Champions will be the first main entry in the Quake series since 2005’s Quake 4. 

To sign up for the closed beta, which is said to begin “in the coming weeks,” all you have to do is provide your email address (the site is randomly down and up at the moment) and confirm that you’re at least 18 years old.

Bethesda and id Software also announced that the game will be at PAX East 2017 in Boston from March 10 to 12. During the event, attendees will have the first opportunity to player the the game at Bethesda’s booth.

Lastly, it was revealed that on Wednesday, tomorrow, the game will start its Champion profiles with a new trailer focused on the character Nyx, and on Thursday the first Arena, Blood Covenant, will be showcased.

Quake Champions is poised for a release sometime in 2017. Initially the game will launched limited to the PC, however, console versions are not out of the question according to id Software.

As of August 2016, it had not been decided if the title would be free-to-play or a normal paid game. There is still not confirmation on which of these it will be.

Below, you can check out the new trailer:

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