Two decades ago, a lone Marine stepped through the Slipgate and into a nightmare. He cut through countless horrors to find four eldritch Runes, then laid waste to the abomination known as Shub-Niggurath. Ranger, the original Quake badass, is hungry for more gibs in Quake Champions.

Ranger’s a Quake LEGEND – this is the guy that fragged through the Dimension of the Doomed and the Realm of Black Magic. He’s been trapped in the realms ever since, even competing in the bloody halls of ‘Quake III Arena’.

In Quake Champions, Ranger digs into his clutch of gory mementos to wield the Dire Orb, seized from the hot innards of the All-Mother at the end of Quake, to teleport (and telefrag) through the Arenas. Ranger’s ‘Son of a Gun’ Passive Ability grants him a 20% reduction in self-damage, allowing him to Rocket Jump with less pain… and enabling more up-close-and-personal, gibby Rocket Launcher kisses.

It’s almost time to return to the Arenas, so dust off your rocket jumping and Railgun skills – sign-ups for the highly anticipated Closed Beta for Quake Champions are now open on the game’s new official site: http://www.quake.com

Developed by id Software, in conjunction with Saber Interactive, Quake Champions is a return to the frenetic, fast-paced first-person shooter competition that established Quake as the granddaddy of all eSports games more than 20 years ago. Quake Champions delivers the dark mythos of the first Quake combined with the groundbreaking multiplayer mayhem of ‘Quake III Arena’ with a major modern twist – Champions. These fierce warriors each wield unique attributes and abilities, enabling players to compete in their own distinctive style.

Quake Champions is coming to PC in 2017. Find out more and sign up for the Closed Beta on the official website through this link.