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From now until May 6 QUAKE LIVE premium is free

Bethesda's announced a update for Pro and Premium subscribers to QUAKE LIVE, id Software’s browser-based free-to-play FPS, with the addition of the Premium Pak 12.

Pro Start-a-Match players will find five new game modes, a new Start-a-Match interface for match customization options, over 200 customization settings, and four new premium arenas.

In addition, all premium content is free until May 6 and new Premium and Pro Subscribers will receive "one or two free two-week Pro Subscription Tokens which can be redeemed to extend their subscription or gifted to a friend."

The Free Premium Week content includes:

  • Over 50 Premium Arenas.
  • 6 Premium Game Modes.
  • All Premium in-game Features.
  • No payment or credit card required.

The Premium Subscription, which can be purchased for $1.99 per month, billed annually, includes:

  • Access to over 50 QUAKE LIVE Premium only maps. Premium maps are a combination of brand new maps and frequently requested community favorites from previous QUAKE games such as Aerowalk, Overkill, Japanese Castles, and Spider Crossings.
  • Exclusive premium level awards.
  • Create your own clan and join up to five separate clans.
  • Access to Premium Scoreboards and Statistics in-game.
  • Match statistics stored for six months.
  • Premium Pak 12 updated content.

The Pro Subscription, which can be purchased for $3.99 per month, billed annually, includes all of the premium subscription features 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.
  • With the Pro Subscription, you can invite five 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.
  • Premium Pak 12 updated content.

The QUAKE LIVE ‘Standard’ version is still free-to-play.

The Premium Pak 12 update is available through the game's website.

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