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Bethesda Softworks • Shooter
For ages 18 and over, Extreme Violence

Online multiplayer on console requires Xbox subscription (sold separately).


Originally released by id Software in 1999, and powered by id Tech 3, Quake® III Arena is a fast-paced, competitive arena shooter where you are only as good as your reflexes. Play against increasingly difficult AI opponents in the Arena Eternal singleplayer campaign or go online with up to 32 players with an arsenal of powerful weapons in 4 multiplayer modes across 35 maps. Welcome to the Arena. Features COMPETE IN THE ARENA ETERNAL The greatest warriors from across dimensions and time are forced to fight each other to the death for the amusement of the Vadrigar, a mysterious and powerful race beings of unknown origin, who have created the Arena Eternal. KNOW YOUR ENVIRONMENT Understanding and controlling the arena is key to victory. Weapon pickups, powerups, bounce pads, teleporters, environment hazards, and knowing the quickest paths through it all is crucial. FUN TO PLAY, CHALLENGING TO MASTER Drop into fast-paced, arena-style combat against AI bots, your friends, or others online. Enjoy four game modes including chaotic free-for-all, team deathmatch, capture the flag, or the challenging 1 vs 1 tournament mode. Whether you are interested in casual multiplayer or honing your skills, there’s plenty of frenetic, action-packed fun.

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Bethesda Softworks
Developed by
id Software
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Online multiplayer
Single player