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Quake Episode Enyo

To celebrate the upcoming launch of Slave Zero X, Quake just released a free mod for all players titled Episode Enyo.

The mod includes five new maps, eight new weapons, 8 new music tracks, 248 new sound effects, and new enemies. It’s set before the events of Slave Zero X and follows the story of Enyo, an assassin who was originally contracted to kill the SovKhan, Slave Zero X’s tyrannical ruler, before being forced to serve him as the Second of the Five Calamities.

Here’s some additional information:

Bethesda Holiday 2023 Switch eShop sale Doom

For those that are interested in Bethesda’s lineup of Switch games, the publisher is currently running a sale on the eShop which includes the lowest price ever for Doom and more. There are other entries in the series that are discounted as well, along with Quake, The Elder Scrolls V, and Wolfenstein: Youngblood.

Here’s the full rundown:

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Bethesda has made new add-ons available for a couple of its classic Switch releases, with Doom (1993) and Doom II receiving SIGIL II while Quake players can access QDOOM.

SIGIL II is a free episode containing nine levels. John Romero, one of the co-founders of id Software, led the way on its development.

Quake II update

Bethesda’s new version of Quake II just started distribution of a new update, and it’s live on Switch.

The patch includes quality of life improvements, balance changes, and notable bug fixes. Much of what’s been done here is based on player feedback.

Here’s the full rundown:

Quake II gameplay

Quake II made it to Switch this week as part of QuakeCon 2023 celebrations, and a new batch of gameplay is here. Footage shows the initial sections plus all of the different options.

Here’s a bunch of information about the title from its eShop listing:

Quake II

The just-released Switch version of Quake II is getting not only one, but three different physical versions on Switch. All three come from Limited Run Games.

First up is, of course, the standard physical copy. Also available will be a special edition, which features a steelbook, poster, briefing document, and a set of dog tags in a throwback two-piece box. Lastly is the Ultimate Strogg Edition featuring all that and more, with the entire special edition, a challenge coin, mini metal Adrianator ship, and a service patch all in a beefy Strogg Collector’s Box.

Quake II

Surprise – Quake II is now available on Switch. Bethesda just released the game on the Switch eShop, which comes as part of QuakeCon 2023.

This follows the original Quake that made it to Switch in 2021. That one also saw a surprise launch during QuakeCon.

As for Quake II, it comes with the Call of the Machine expansion plus original Mission Packs, Quake II 64, online and local multiplayer, cross-play support, and optional motion aiming. More information can be found in the following overview:

QuakeCon 2023 Switch sale Doom, Quake

A new QuakeCon 2023 sale is available on the Switch eShop, and it includes the lowest prices ever for Doom, Quake, and more. A number of other titles are also discounted.

Here’s the full lineup:

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Bethesda Switch sale Elder Scrolls Skyrim Doom Eternal

Bethesda is hosting a Spring 2023 sale on the Switch eShop, and it includes the lowest prices ever for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Doom Eternal. A bunch of other titles are included as well.

The full lineup is as follows:

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Quake update 1.7 Beyond Belief

The re-release of Quake has received a new 1.7 update on Switch, and it includes the Beyond Belief add-on.

Beyond Belief was first released in 1997 and was one of the game’s earliest mods. According to Bethesda, “it gained notoriety for its tough-but-fair gameplay and skillful difficulty curve”. The add-on is an eight-map adventure for all players to explore for free.

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