id has announced that starting today, anyone who signs up for Quake Live can get the Premium subscription membership benefits for free until September 26.
Anyone who purchases a Premium or Pro membership for Quake Live between now and then will also receive the added bonus of an additional month of membership. You will also be given the option to redeem the one month membership for a friend if you like.
The Premium Subscription, which can be purchased for $1.99 per month, billed annually, includes:
- Access to 20 Quake Live Premium only maps at launch with more to come. Premium maps are a combination of brand new maps and frequently requested community favorites from previous QUAKE games such as Aerowalk, Theater of Pain, Japanese Castles, and Realm of Steel Rats.
- An all new ‘Freeze Tag’ game mode.
- Exclusive premium level awards.
- Create your own clan and join up to five separate clans.
- Custom Quake Live profile wallpaper.
- Match statistics stored for six months.
The Pro Subscription, which can be purchased for $3.99 per month, billed annually, includes all of the premium goodies as well as:
- The ability to start your own game server, specify a server location, determine the game mode and invite who you want to join you.
- Invite three friends with Standard level memberships to play with you in any Premium level map.
- Exclusive pro awards.
- Create your own clan and join up to ten separate clans.
- Match statistics stored for 12 months.
This promotion is only valid from Friday, September 17 at 12:01am EST through Sunday, September 26 at 11:59pm EST.
The Standard version of Quake Live is still free to play, and includes friend lists, access to one clan, matchmaking, and stats tracking delivered through a web browser with more than 40 arenas and five game modes.
More information can be obtained through the official website.