Quake Live is one year old, claim your player award

Thursday, 25th February 2010 14:27 GMT By Stephany Nunneley


Quake Live, id’s free browser-based version of Quake III Arena, is one year old today and id is handing out a special award for those who play.

During the special one year event being held until March 9, anyone that participates in an online match will receive a special “Year One” award.

The team has also uploaded a new level, Fallout Bunker, and as the team moves forward, they plan to bring many new fighting arenas to the game.

This includes “nostalgic works from the community” as well as new arenas designed specifically for the game.

It was also revealed that since the game’s launch, players have spent over 8.9 million hours in over 60 million ranked matches, earning 8 million awards and 810 million frags.

Millions we say!

Earlier in the month id was celebrating its 19th birthday and it was revealed just this week that John Carmack won this year’s Game Developers Choice Awards Lifetime Achievement Award at DICE.

Sounds like it’s been a great month for id.



  1. mington

    “8.9 million hours”

    i contributed about 0.5 hours, i want my award :P

    on a separate note, what the hell happened to my dreamcast keyboard and mouse i wonder?

    #1 5 years ago
  2. endgame

    yes so we can see that pc is clearly dying…

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Goliath

    Is this still coming to XBLA? I thought it was to to released on XBL as Quake Live Arcade.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. blackdreamhunk

    the graphics is garbage considering you can console type graphics or better for flash games. I am not a fan of Id software they remind me of epic games.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Bulk Slash

    You can’t do console level graphics with Flash, the 3D support is very basic, it doesn’t work across platforms and the latency is shit for low ping games like Quake.

    Plus Quake Live isn’t using Flash it’s native code compiled for Windows, OSX and Linux.

    #5 5 years ago

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