GDC: Free-to-play Quake Live announced, IGA gets ad deal

By Patrick Garratt, Tuesday, 19 February 2008 14:51 GMT

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According to this, id is to release a free-to-play, browser version of Quake, supported by ads supplied by IGA.

Dubbed Quake Live, the game will offer friends lists and communication, stats tracking, matchmaking, sponsored events and tournaments.

“IGA understands game developers and game players which makes them the perfect partner for Quake Live,” said Todd Hollenshead, id CEO. “Whether it’s been the ease of implementing their SDK or just their excitement about Quake Live, they have been fantastic to work with.”

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