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02-24-10, 11:10 AM
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http://www.blogcdn.com/news.bigdownload.com/media/2010/02/quakelivefeb24.jpg (http://www.quakelive.com/#review/yearone)One year ago today, id Software (http://news.bigdownload.com/tag/id-software) launched their open beta of Quake Live (http://news.bigdownload.com/tag/quake-live), their browser-based multiplayer shooter based on their 1999 game Quake III Arena (http://news.bigdownload.com/tag/quake-live). While the game is still in beta the team has added a number of new features and content to Quake Live in the past year including eight new maps, support for Mac and Linux operating systems and more. Players have taken 8.9 million game hours in one year to play in 60 million ranked matches.

To celebrate the first anniversary of the launch of Quake Live, id has added a new CTF map to the list of levels titled Fallout Bunker. They also will give any player who completes one online match a "Year One" award from now until March 9.Quake Live celebrates first birthday with new map and other events (http://news.bigdownload.com/2010/02/24/quake-live-celebrates-first-birthday-with-new-map-and-other-even/) originally appeared on Big Download Blog (http://news.bigdownload.com) on Wed, 24 Feb 2010 10:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds (http://www.weblogsinc.com/feed-terms/).



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