Quake Champions is now available on Steam as Early Access – Price, Requirements, Maps and Champions

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Quake Champions is finally here, and out of closed beta. The game will be free to play after release, but you can buy the Champions Pack of Quake Champions at a reduced price which gives you instant access to the game, with the full roster of current and future champions, 3 loot chests, early access skin and allow you to play custom games.

Price and Where To Buy

Quake Champions – Champions Pack is priced at ₹2,000 in India, and $29.99 in the US.

Again, the game will be free to play, just the Champion Pack will not be free.

The price of the Champions Pack will be increased to $39.99 ($10 more), or ₹2500 in India after the full release of the game.

System Requirements

According to Bethesda’s help website on system requirements of Quake Champions :

Minimum Requirements – To play the game at a minimum of 30FPS on 1280×720 (720p) resolution on Low Settings the requirements are :-

  1. CPU (Processor): Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600, AMD Phenom X4-945
  2. RAM (Memory): 8GB
  3. GPU (Video Card): NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 2GB, AMD Radeon R7 240 2GB, Intel HD 530

Recommended Requirements – To play the game at a minimum of 60FPS at 1920×1080 (1080p) resolution on High Settings the requirements are :-

  • CPU (Processor): Intel Core i5 2400, AMD FX 8320
  • RAM (Memory): 16GB
  • GPU (Video Card): NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 4GB, AMD Raden R9 290 4GB

The HDD space required is 20GB, and OS support is Windows 7 and later.

New Maps – Church of Azathoth and Tempest Shrine

There are two new maps, known as Church of Azathoth and Tempest Shrine.

Pictures of Church of Azathoth:-

Pictures of Tempest Shrine:-

Tempest Shrine - Lighthouse

Tempest Shrine - Flooded Hall

Tempest Shrine - Waiting Room

Ruined Chamber

New Champion – The Doom guy and six others 

Yes, you heard that right. The Doom guy, the badass character from another franchise by Bethesda, is in Quake Champions.

He will use a double-barrelled shotgun in the game, and the active ability is called Beserk in which he smashes enemies with his bare hands, just like the glory kills in DOOM 2016.

Six additional champions are expected to release before early 2019.

Other Features

Custom Games:- The F2P version will not feature this. Players will be allowed to create and invite others into a game, and then set specific win conditions for every map and mode.

Sacrifice:- It is a new game mode, which is very much team-based. The match will be between 4 players on each team.

Conclusion

In conclusion, the game will be absolutely breathtaking. The closed beta was amazing for me, even though the latency for Indian players was around 200ms. The Champions Pack seems worth it. This might be the next big eSports game!