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

The 1997 classic GoldenEye 007 is officially making a return. For those interested, here’s all the information you need to know about it.



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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 2022 and 2023, including Assassin’s Creed Mirage, FIFA 23, 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.

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 on September 13, 2022, 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.

When does the GoldenEye 007 re-release release?

Currently, there is no official release date for GoldenEye 007, but we expect it to arrive either towards the end of 2022 or start of 2023, as the devs state that it is “coming soon.”

We’ll keep you updated as and when the devs officially reveal the release date so stay tuned.

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!”

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.

Is GoldenEye 007 coming to Xbox GamePass?

The developers have confirmed that GoldenEye 007 will be available on Xbox GamePass once the game releases, giving those who are subscribed to the service the game for no extra fee.

How will GoldenEye 007’s online multiplayer work?

While GoldenEye 007 will be arriving on the Xbox GamePass, the iconic Multiplayer mode will only be available locally, while the Nintendo Switch version of GoldenEye 007 will feature an exclusive online multiplayer mode.

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, as long as they are a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack member.

That’s all for GoldenEye 007, but if you’re interested in new shooters coming in 2023, make sure you check out The Division Heartland, and how to register for The Division Resurgence if you’re more of a mobile gamer.

Image Credits: Rare / Nintendo