Why Quake Champions Didn't Leave Early Access When It Went Free-to-Play

5 monthes ago   |   By IGN

Quake Champions became fully free-to-play this weekend, but that doesn't mean it's done yet. The arena FPS is still in Steam Early Access, and developer id Software tells IGN that they aren't quite ready to take that label off.
“I'd say we were at a crawl and we're at a walk now,” community developer Joshua Boyle told me at QuakeCon 2018. While tons of performance improvements and new content has been added, Boyle said they didn't want to leave Early Access “until we get to the point where we're at a sprint.”
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Could Quake Champions Become Bethesda's Version of Smash Bros?

5 monthes ago   |   By IGN

Quake Champions already has Doom's Doom Slayer and Wolfenstein's B.J. Blazkowicz as playable characters, but IGN asked developer id Software whether or not it could slowly become the Bethesda equivalent of Super Smash Bros, which they said was “in high consideration.”
“As soon as I got hired on, I was like ‘we're doing that, right?'” community developer Joshua Boyle told me with a laugh at QuakeCon 2018. “This is something that somehow hasn't existed in FPS, and we have such a great space for it.”
Last year, studio director Tim Willits notoriously said he'd enjoy seeing Skyrim's Dragonborn...
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