It was news so big, it's how Bethesda started Quake Champions.. Describing it as a "competitive arena-style game for the PC" the Bethesda showcase kicked off with a bang, showing off a cinematic trailer for the new
Developed once more by Id Software, creators of the franchise, the game has been designed with competitive e-sports in mind, building on the tradition of the Quake series. The reveal drew cries from the crowd and Tim Willits, co-creator of the original Quake, hit the stage to share just a little information about the game.
At the moment, the main news is around the different characters, each with unique abilities and combat styles, with a series of Quake leagues and events to be built out as the game launches. The game's graphics were promised to run at 120Hz with an unlocked frame rate -- news that set the crowd off again.
More information will be revealed at the next Quakecon convention held in late July.