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Quake Live subscriptions revealed

"Enhance" free-to-play experience.

id Software has unveiled two ways to pay to "enhance" the free-to-play version of first-person shooter Quake.

Quake Live, which can be played in a web browser, now has two premium subscriptions.

The Premium Subscription, which costs £1.59 / €1.99 per month, grants access to 20 premium only maps, the Freeze Tag game mode, premium level awards, a custom Quake Live profile wallpaper, match statistics stored for six months and allows you to create your own clan and join up to five others.

The Pro Subscription, which costs £3.18 / €3.99 per month, includes all the Premium gubbins and grants players the ability to start their own game server, invite three friends with Standard membership to play in any Premium level map, gives you exclusive pro awards, lets you create your own clan and join up to ten others and match statistics stored for 12 months.

What is Quake Live? Jim Rossignol went hands-on for Eurogamer last year and found out.