Submit a news tip


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:

More: ,

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:

More: ,

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.

In an unexpected move, it seems like the Anniversary Edition of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has just been made available to players via the Switch eShop.

While the game had previously been rumored to come to Switch, with a rating for it popping up recently in both Europe and Taiwan, this is still a bit of a sudden release. Regardless, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Anniversary Edition seems to be currently available for purchase in all regions, with the option for players to either upgrade from an existing version of the game or purchase a bundle with the base game and Anniversary content both included.

Here is a very brief blurb from Bethesda’s website regarding the content featured in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Anniversary Edition:

Quake update 1.6 Threewave Capture the Flag

A new 1.6 update has gone live for the original Quake on Switch, and it includes the Threewave Capture the Flag mod.

The mode maintains the mechanic of protecting your flag, stealing the enemy’s, and returning it to your own flag to score a point. However, power-up runes come into play to mix up the action. This version of Quake also includes an improved flag status and the maps have been visually updated.

Below are further details about the Quake 1.6 update featuring Threewave Capture the Flag:

Doom Eternal Collector's Edition Switch

Limited Run Games announced last month that it’s planning a physical release for Doom Eternal on Switch, and has now shared further details – including news about collector’s editions.

Fans will be able to choose between four versions in total. The lineup includes a standard edition, Steelbook Edition, Special Edition, and Ultimate Edition. The Special Edition features the steelbook as well as a metal keychain, replica silver gate key, a poster, and more. The Ultimate Edition contains offerings from the Classic Edition plus vinyl cover art prints, am mini shotgun replica, poster with frame, and more.

doom eternal update 6.66 rev 2

Doom Eternal players on Switch can grab the latest update, as Bethesda just released version 6.66 rev 2.

The patch contains new accessibility features, quality of life improvements, and bug fixes. That’s along with Battlemode 2.0 adjustments and bug fixes.

The full patch notes for the Doom Eternal version 6.66 update rev 2 are as follows:

Manage Cookie Settings