Rocking a GeForce RTX? Well now you can play a game that was released over 21 years ago… in a whole new light that is! NVIDIA announced that Quake II RTX, published by the company’s LightSpeed Studios, is now available on Steam and nvidia.com for free well the first three single-player levels.
Quake II RTX is the world’s first game fully path-traced, a ray-tracing technique that unifies all lighting effects such as shadows, reflections, refractions and more into a single ray-tracing algorithm.
The result brings a whole new experience to id Software’s Quake II. Originally launched in 1997. The Quake series was a huge part of my younger years, many hours
lost well spent rocket jumping, owning bots fragging friends at LAN parties. NVIDIA do Quake III Arena RTX now! ?
Quake II RTX includes the first three single-player levels and gamers that already own Quake II the whole game in its entirety, including multiplayer deathmatch and cooperative multiplayer modes, all fully path traced.
With Matt Wuebbling, head of GeForce marketing at NVIDIA saying “We are giving Quake II back to gamers with a bold new look, as Quake II RTX. Ray tracing is the technology that is defining the next generation of PC games, and it’s fitting that Quake II is a part of that.”