As one of the most influential and beloved shooters of all time, GoldenEye 007 is a special game for many people who played it in the late 90s. However, it has been a long time since this game has been new. playable on modern consoles. That will soon change, as the revolutionary first-person shooter gets a duo announcement today. The first day, we found out about the Switch version as part of the Nintendo Switch Online + N64 Expansion Pack category. However, we also know this game (developed by Rare now owned by Microsoft), will also appear on Xbox as part of Game Pass and Rare Replay.
When the game comes to Xbox, it will include the classic campaign, complete with initial difficulty settings and cheat codes (no word if “DK Mode” will be renamed to something generic). more generic like “Big Head Mode” for the Xbox version). The Xbox version will also include a split-screen local competitive multiplayer mode that has made the game a staple for meetups in the N64 era.
Unfortunately, it doesn’t appear as though the online multiplayer available in the Nintendo Switch Online version will carry over to the Xbox version. However, the Xbox version of GoldenEye 007 includes improved control options (including dual analog stick support), native 16:9 resolution up to 4K Ultra HD, consistent refresh rates, and support. Full achievement support.
GoldenEye 007 is coming to Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One as part of Game Pass. Everyone who already owns Rare Replay will also be able to download the game at no extra cost. We don’t know exactly when GoldenEye 007 arrives on Xbox, but according to Rare, the game will land simultaneously on Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch Online.