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.
25 years after its original release, experience GoldenEye 007 faithfully recreated for Xbox consoles. Includes achievements, 4K resolution, and a smoother frame rate, even in split-screen local multiplayer! coming soon to @XboxGamePass. pic.twitter.com/kpBlJKqFR9
— Rare Ltd. (@RareLtd) September 13, 2022
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:
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 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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