Quake remaster just received a big update and a new Horde Mode

Bethesda Softworks, the publisher behind the Quake remaster didn’t have to launch brand-new material; they might have simply purchased boosted visuals and stopped. However no, Bethesda and MachineGames, the designer behind the upgraded Quake, provided a remarkably big upgrade for the video game on Thursday, consisting of a brand-spanking-new Crowd Mode (along with some quality-of-life enhancements and bug repairs).

Horde Mode will let up to four players fight off waves of enemies and bosses in co-op play. Players can try their hand at it solo, or bring bots along for help on four maps purpose-built for the new mode. Quake also supports a new add-on called Honey, a mod that brings new maps like crypts and underground temples to the game.

The Quake remaster launched in August and updated the game to run at 60 frames per second and at 4K resolution. It also got a new expansion from Wolfenstein designer MachineGames, the same studio behind Quake’s new Crowd Mode.

In addition to Steam, the PC version of Quake is likewise now available from the Epic Games Store.

The original Quake was released in 1996 and served as id’s successor to the Doom series. It introduced as a single-player FPS, however went on to end up being a popular multiplayer arena shooter. Bethesda got id Software application and its franchises in 2009, which now functions as publisher for the series.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.