GoldenEye 007 is coming to Xbox Game Pass and Nintendo Switch


The iconic 1997 James Bond game GoldenEye 007 is coming to Xbox Game Pass and Nintendo Switch, it was announced today.

The N64 game has been “faithfully recreated for Xbox consoles,” Rare said. It will include achievements, 4K resolution (for compatible TVs), and a reduced frame rate. There will be local split-screen multiplayer that will also benefit from an improved frame rate. in a blog postMicrosoft said gamers can look forward to new control options, such as support for two analog sticks, as well as a native 16:9 resolution.

Playing now: GoldenEye 007 – Xbox Game Pass Reveal Trailer

The game is “coming soon” to Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft-owned Rare said in its announcement tweet. However, no specific release date was announced. Everyone who owns a digital copy of Rare Replay, Rare’s classic game compilation pack, will get GoldenEye at no additional cost.

Here are the first screenshots of GoldenEye for Xbox:

Golden Eye for Xbox
Golden Eye for Xbox


During today’s September Nintendo Direct, Nintendo confirmed that GoldenEye 64 is coming to Switch via backwards compatibility for Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack owners. There will be online games for Nintendo Switch, and that feature is Nintendo console exclusive.

A new version of GoldenEye was It was supposed to come to Xbox 360 years ago., but ran into licensing issues. the HD remaster leaked laterand now it officially arrives on Xbox and Switch.

a golden eye remake for the wii was released in 2010, but featured Daniel Craig replacing Pierce Brosnan. A Reloaded edition was later released for PS3 and Xbox 360.

2022 marks the 60th anniversary of the James Bond series. The company behind the franchise teased that fans should “stay tuned for announcements, events, and new content in 2022.”

In other news, Hitman developer IO Interactive is developing a new James Bond game that tells an original story for the British super spy. With 2022 being an anniversary year for the James Bond series, we’re hoping we get to see or learn more about the game this year.

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