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New QUAKE Live Content

April 30th, 2012 by Crowbar Comments

QUAKE Live is getting some new content. The game is F2P and is a browser based FPS. There is a slew of new content being added but I will let this official release tell you everything.

We’re pleased to announce a content update for Pro and Premium subscribers to QUAKE LIVE, id Software’s browser-based free-to-play first person shooter, with the addition of the Premium Pak 12. With this update, Pro Start-a-Match players get five new game modes, a new Start-a-Match interface that offers in-depth match customization options, more than 200 customization settings, and four new premium arenas. The Premium Pak 12 update is available at

Check out details on the Premium Pak 12 new game modes and arenas on Bethesda blog here:


In addition, all QUAKE LIVE premium content will be free beginning today through Sunday, May 6th. During this Free Premium Week, new Premium and Pro Subscribers will receive one or two free two-week Pro Subscription Tokens which can be redeemed to extend their subscription or gifted to a friend.


The Free Premium Week content includes:

·         Over 50 Premium Arenas

·         6 Premium Game Modes

·         All Premium in-game Features

·         No payment or credit card required


The Premium Subscription, which can be purchased for $1.99 per month, billed annually, includes:

·         Access to over 50 QUAKE LIVE Premium only maps.  Premium maps are a combination of brand new maps and frequently requested community favorites from previousQUAKE games such as Aerowalk, Overkill, Japanese Castles, and Spider Crossings

·         Exclusive premium level awards

·         Create your own clan and join up to five separate clans

·         Access to Premium Scoreboards and Statistics in-game

·         Match statistics stored for six months

·         Premium Pak 12 updated content


The Pro Subscription, which can be purchased for $3.99 per month, billed annually, includes all of the premium subscription features as well as:

·         The ability to start your own game server, specify a server location, determine the game mode and invite who you want to join you

·         With the Pro Subscription, you can invite five friends with Standard level memberships to play with you in any Premium level map

·         Exclusive pro awards

·         Create your own clan and join up to ten separate clans

·         Match statistics stored for 12 months

·         Premium Pak 12 updated content


The QUAKE LIVE ‘Standard’ version is still free to play and includes friend lists, access to one clan, matchmaking, and stats tracking delivered through a web browser with more than 40 arenas and five game modes.


To create a QUAKE LIVE account and for more information please visit:

Source: Bethesda Softworks

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