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Quantum Break

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Time is Power

When time breaks, catastrophe becomes your playground. As hero Jack Joyce, you'll fight your way through epic disasters that stutter back and forth in time. But surviving this unstable world—and halting the end of time itself—is only possible by mastering your new time powers.

Game features

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Plunge into a dramatic story

A failed time machine experiment has fractured time itself, leaving Jack Joyce to pick up the pieces. As he fights to save time he must also fight ruthless security corporation Monarch Solutions, led by his old friend-turned-enemy Paul Serene. Jack struggles to save time as Paul seeks to end it forever.

Jack Joyce using Time Blast against an enemy

Experience time-amplified combat

Push cinematic action to the next level in this time-fractured world. Freeze time to gain the upper hand. Warp past enemies. Turn time-frozen objects into weapons with a single touch. With time itself in your arsenal, combat is never predictable.

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Manoeuvre through epic destruction

Time collapses around you, creating epic stutter moments where a suddenly frozen world jerks back and forth violently. Stutters can strike at any moment, causing every manner of disaster as time skips forward and back. Navigate these unpredictable catastrophes or become their victim.

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Go from gameplay to screenplay

The game is just the beginning. Go deeper into the fast-paced world of Quantum Break with a thrilling live action companion series. Your gameplay affects how the live action story unfolds, creating a completely unique entertainment experience. The fusion between game and show leads to dynamic storytelling unlike anything you've experienced.

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Game details

From Remedy Entertainment, the masters of cinematic action games such as Max Payne and Alan Wake, comes Quantum Break, a time-amplified suspenseful blockbuster. The Quantum Break experience is part game, part live action show—where decisions in one dramatically affect the other. You are Jack Joyce, fighting the nefarious Monarch corporation to stop the end of time. Epic moments of destruction, frozen in chaotic “time stutters,” become playgrounds for intense combat. With a star-studded cast of actors from X-Men, Game of Thrones, The Wire and more, Quantum Break’s time-amplified story is a new and unique entertainment experience.

Additional information

  • Publisher
  • Microsoft Studios
  • Developer
  • Remedy Entertainment
  • Genre
  • Action/Adventure
  • Platforms
  • Xbox One
    Xbox 360
    Windows 10
  • Release date
  • 05 April 2016

System requirements

OS Windows 10 version 10586.0 or higher required
DirectX Version DirectX 12 API, Hardware Feature Level 12
CPU Intel Core i5-4460, 2.70 GHz or AMD FX-6300
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX760 or AMD Radeon R7 260
OS Windows 10 version 10586.0 or higher required
DirectX Version DirectX 12 API, Hardware Feature Level 12
CPU Intel Core i5-4460, 3.9 GHz or AMD equivalent
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX970 or AMD Radeon R9 390

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Quantum Break is a unique experience – one part hard-hitting video game, one part thrilling live action show.

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