GoldenEye 007: Release date, platforms, online multiplayer, more

Joseph Pascoulis
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GoldenEye 007 is one of the most iconic games of all time, and fans will be excited to hear that it is making a return with some modern multiplayer improvements. Here’s everything you need to know about GoldenEye 007, including the release date, platforms, and online multiplayer.

There are many exciting AAA games that are set to release in 2023, including Assassin’s Creed Mirage, Atomic Heart, and Hogwarts Legacy.

As well as brand-new games, players are always excited to hear about remakes and remasters, especially if it’s a game that is considered a classic. Those who are fans of first-person shooters like Call of Duty and Apex Legends will most likely have played or heard of GoldenEye 007.

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GoldenEye 007 was released back in 1997, and many consider it one of the first FPS experiences on a home console that features both single-player and multiplayer modes.

The original developers of GoldenEye 007, Rare, officially announced that after 25 years since the original’s release, fans will finally be able to experience a recreation of GoldenEye 007.

Here’s everything you need to know about the re-release of GoldenEye 007.

GoldenEye 007 release date

The re-release of GoldenEye 007 will arrive on Friday, January 27, 2023.

The devs officially revealed the release date on January 25, just two days before the arrival of GoldenEye 007. Players who are eager to jump back into the role of James Bond won’t have to wait long.

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What platforms will GoldenEye 007 be available on?

GoldenEye 007’s re-release will be available on the Nintendo Switch and Xbox consoles, with the latter featuring “achievements, 4K resolution and a smoother framerate – even in split-screen local multiplayer!”

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Nintendo Switch players will need access to the Switch Online service and its Expansion Pack add-on that delivers the N64’s library of games.

Unfortunately, it will not be available on PlayStation or PC, and its arrival on Xbox begs the question of whether or not it will arrive on GamePass.

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Is GoldenEye 007 coming to Xbox GamePass?

The developers confirmed that GoldenEye 007 will be available on Xbox GamePass once the game releases, giving subscribers the game for no extra fee.

How will GoldenEye 007’s online multiplayer work?

GoldenEye 007 will feature an online multiplayer mode for the first time ever, only on the Nintendo Switch.

While the game will also arrive on Xbox GamePass, the iconic multiplayer mode will only be available locally.

Meanwhile, the Nintendo Switch version of GoldenEye 007 will exclusively feature an online multiplayer mode as well as local multiplayer.

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This means that those playing GoldenEye 007 on the Nintendo Switch will be able to connect with others online to play the classic four-person multiplayer mode but remember, you’ll need access to Nintendo Switch Online + the Expansion Pack.


That’s all for GoldenEye 007, but for other new content coming in 2023, make sure you check out our guides:

How long is Hogwarts Legacy | Warzone 2 Season 2 release date | Modern Warfare 2 Season 2 | EA SPORTS FC | Overwatch 2 Season 3 | Apex Legends Season 16

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Image Credits: Rare / Nintendo

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About The Author

After graduating from the University of Southampton, Joseph joined CharlieIntel as a Games Writer after a short stint of freelance journalism. Joseph enjoys most genres of games and will play anything that sparks his interest, but his expertise lies within the FPS category, specifically Apex Legends. If Joey isn't writing about games, then he's most likely playing them. You can contact Joseph at [email protected]