Monday, May 23rd, 2022

Quake has received the second major update for Nintendo Switch-Horde mode, new free add-ons and more

Extended version of earthquake Is easily one of the retro highlights of 2021, and it’s getting better and better-Bethesda and its developers are rolling out a second major update to all platforms, including the Nintendo Switch.

The highlight of “Update 2” is the Horde mode created by the Machine Games team (Wolfenstein II: New Colossus). This mode includes the cooperation of 1 to 4 players and an optional bot. If that’s not enough, there are also new free add-ons.honey‘-“Atmospheric journey through a foggy village with dark secrets beneath the surface”. Last but not least, there are some quality of life improvements and bug fixes.

There are also some bug fixes specific to the Nintendo Switch version of the game. By courtesy of Bethesda’s official website, the details are as follows:

QUAKE-Updated two release notes

Update 2 includes a new Horde mode from Machine Games with 1 to 4 player collaboration (including optional bots), a new add-on “Honey”, quality of life improvements, and bug fixes. Quake release on the Epic Games Store (for PC). Horde mode allows you to play solo with bots and friends, or confront the increasingly difficult waves of enemies. Earn a silver key to unlock access to better weapons. Survive long enough and win a gold key. This allows you to escape or stay behind and fight Quake’s army until you collapse.



  • All new multiplayer PvE experiences designed by Machine Games
  • Supports 1 to 4 players or bots in local multiplayer mode and online mode (custom matches only)
  • Playable on all difficulty levels
  • Includes 4 new maps specifically designed for Horde mode


  • Defeat enemies and earn points
  • Quickly defeat multiple enemies in quick succession to earn bonus points
  • Your progress will be reset after the last player dies
  • There is a boss monster every third wave, but clearing it will give you a silver key to unlock more weapons and items.
  • After the 9th wave, you can get a gold key to unlock the exit or keep fighting as long as you can
  • Monsters can lose quad damage and pentagram protection (powerups last for 5 seconds once picked up, and despawn if not picked up after 10 seconds).

New add-on: HONEY

  • Expand your Quake experience with the free Honey Add-on, dig deeper into the darkness and conquer the deadly plague that infects your land.
  • For a unique look behind the curtains, see the Nods to Mods interview with Christian Grawer, the creator of “Honey,” senior-level designer at Machine Games. here
  • Read more about how to access Honey here

Improvement points

All platforms

  • Improved automatic aiming to reduce the amount of snaps and view locks to enemies
  • You can now change the color and type of the crosshairs from the Gameplay Options menu.
  • You can now use the add-ons menu to play previously downloaded add-ons offline
  • Text chat and push-to-talk voice chat are now available in the pre-game lobby

PC only

  • Added the ability to invite friends across PC platforms using the Friends List player (optional)

Earthquake Champion and DOOM ETERNAL Ranger Skin

DEQC Ranger Skin
  • Owners of Quake re-releases can log in in-game with their credentials to earn DOOM Eternal’s Ranger Slayer Skin and Quake Champions’ Gladus Ax Quake Guy Ranger Skin. (Note: In addition to owning Quake, players must also own DOOM Eternal or Quake Champions to use their respective skins.)
  • Note: Nintendo Switch users will be able to unlock Ranger Slayer skins in DOOM Eternal with Update 6.66 sometime in early 2022. Keep an eye out for Slayers Club for updates.
  • Click for more information here

Bug fixes

All platforms

  • Fixed Death Knight, which was mistakenly called Hell Knight in the main Quake campaign.
  • Bot chat has decreased
  • Fixed a case where texture borders were displayed around certain HUD elements
  • Fixed weapon firing immediately after respawning in multiplayer
  • Before connecting to online services[マイクを有効にする]When turned off, the microphone is now muted correctly

Playstation 5

  • Fixed a crash related to secret level when loading saves
  • Fixed an issue where controller audio would not play in multiplayer when in someone else’s lobby

Nintendo switch

  • You can no longer select values ​​for dead zones and other sliders
  • Fixed an issue where achievement popups would break when the pause menu was active

Microsoft Store (PC)

  • The “First Controller” setting now works correctly

For those who missed it, Quake on Nintendo Switch now also supports mouse and keyboard controls.

Have you downloaded this update yet? If you’re still unsure about this game, check out the written or video reviews above. I attached 10 out of 10 stars.