Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/08/10/quake_live_charges/

Quake Live shoots out of beta with a charge

more bang for your buck

By Caleb Cox

Posted in Games, 10th August 2010 11:02 GMT

Quake Live id Software's free online First Person Shooter for PC, Mac and Linux, has introduced two payment plans to raise revenue and keep the game afloat.

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Since February 2009, Quake Live has been available free as open beta, partially funded by advertising. It soon became clear that this did not cover costs, and so a premium subscription package was put in motion this time last year.

Two new packages were released this week, to accompany the game coming out of beta.

Billed annually, Premium Subscription costs £1.59 per month, and offers:

Get all that and more for £3.18 per month, with a Pro Subscription, also billed annually, which includes:

The standard version of Quake Live is still free to play. This covers access to one clan, matchmaking, friends lists, over 50 arenas and five game modes.

Get fraggin. ®