GoldenEye 007 arrives on Nintendo Switch 25 years after its release

GoldenEye 007 arrives on Nintendo Switch 25 years after its release

GoldenEye 007 arrives on Nintendo Switch 25 years after its release

To celebrate GoldenEye 007’s 25th anniversary, James Bond offers an unexpected return to Nintendo Switch and Xbox.

There are games we can’t wait, like the sequel The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wildwhich eventually became formalized Tears of the Kingdom for the next year. And then there are the cult games that you don’t expect anything from, like Golden Eye 007the James Bond FPS Salsa released in the late 1990s on the Nintendo 64. However, 25 years after its birth on consoles, the title developed by Rare is making a comeback.

James Bond is back

Britain’s best-known secret agent is back in action, with an unexpected remaster, 15 years after the first rumors. For the occasion, the game Rare and Nintendo will make a royal return, with an release not only on the Big N console, but also on the Xbox console. Nostalgia obviously promises to make Bond’s legendary P99 vibrate, but it is in a modernized version that the spy will come out of retirement.

In addition to the new controls adapted to modern controllers, Golden Eye 007 it will also benefit from a 16: 9 format (instead of 4: 3 at the time) and up to 4K resolution on Xbox Series S / X consoles. Meanwhile, the graphics will remain unchanged, as well as the story, which faithfully repeats that of the 1995 film with Pierce Brosnan in the title role. Unlike the first remaster released in 2010 on Wii and Nintendo DS, this new one Golden Eye 007 should therefore surprise us.

As in the original game, players will have access to a campaign mode to stop the terrible GoldenEye from ravaging the world. Different levels of difficulty will be accessible e cheat codes will also sign their big comeback. The multiplayer mode will also be part of it, and it is in split screen that budding spies will be able to carry out their various missions. Note, however, that like most remasters, a list of achievements has also been added to delight the completists.

Available on Xbox Game Pass

No release date has yet been announced for the remake of Golden Eye 007. However, we know that the title will be accessible in Offer of classic games for Nintendo 64 the Switch Online + Additional Pack subscription, which will allow the arrival of an online multiplayer mode. On Xbox, the game will be included in Game Pass. With 60 candles this year and a well-deserved crown spy retreat, the James Bond franchise still has a bright future ahead of it. The announcement of the new Golden Eye 007 it could be done by next 5th Octoberon the occasion of James Bond Day.

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