The good news grows for the Xbox360 as Activision has announced that Quake IV
will be ported over to the next gen console. The game picks up after the events of Quake II
where you will lead the continued invasion of Stroggos.
ID SOFTWARE ANNOUNCES QUAKE 4 FOR XBOX 360
Top-Selling Franchise in development for Microsoftâ€™s
Highly Anticipated Next-Gen Console
Mesquite, TX â€“ May 16, 2005 â€“ id Softwareâ„¢ announced today that it is bringing QUAKE 4â„¢ to the Xbox 360Ã” video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Currently in development by Raven Software in cooperation with id Software, the game will be debuted at the E3 Expo in Activisionâ€™s booth #1224 in the South Hall on May 18 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
â€œQUAKE 4 utilizes the power of our groundbreaking DOOM 3Â® engine to transport players into a war-torn science-fiction universe graphically realized like never before,â€ said Todd Hollenshead, CEO, id Software. â€œWeâ€™re excited to bring the next generation experience to a new breed of console game fans.â€
QUAKE 4 is the first game to utilize id Softwareâ€™s revolutionary DOOM 3 technology. In the game, you are Matthew Kane, an elite member of Rhino Squad and Earthâ€™s valiant invasion force. Fight alone, with your squad, and in hover tanks and mechanized walkers as you engage in a heroic mission into the heart of the Strogg war machine. But, in this epic war between worlds, the only way to defeat the Strogg is to become one of them. Battle through early missions as a deadly marine, then after your capture as a marine-turned-Strogg with enhanced abilities and the power to turn the tide of the war.
QUAKE 4 has not yet been rated by the ESRB. For more information on Raven Software, please visit www.ravensoft.com.
About id Software
id â€“ Freud's primal part of the human psyche and one of the hottest game shops on Earth â€“ has been rocking the gaming world from Mesquite, Texas since 1991. As a renowned leader in the industry, id Software forged such frenetic titles as Wolfenstein 3DÂ®, DOOMÂ®, DOOM IIÂ®, QUAKEÂ® QUAKE IIÂ®, QUAKE III ArenaÂ®, and Return to Castle WolfensteinÂ®. With intense graphics and mind-blowing action, idâ€™s games have helped redefine the modern video game, continually setting industry standards for technology and gameplay. And, in keeping with tradition, id Software has amplified the world of adrenaline pumping 3-D gaming with the release of their latest action title, DOOM 3Â®. id Softwareâ€™s advanced DOOM 3 engine is leading the next revolution in 3-D interactive games. Check out more about id Software at www.idsoftware.com.
About Activision, Inc.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted net revenues of $1.4 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2005.
Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Australia, Scandinavia, Spain and the Netherlands. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's World Wide Web site, which is located at www.activision.com.