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ezQuake

Welcome to the home of ezQuake, a modern QuakeWorld client focused on competitive online play.

Combining the features of modern QuakeWorld® clients, ezQuake makes QuakeWorld® easier to start and play. The immortal first person shooter Quake® in a brand new skin with superb graphics and extremely fast gameplay.

Installing the client

Download the latest client below. Full versions include the bare minimum of game media (basic hud graphics, player skins etc). If you want to experience modern graphics and other additional media in the game including custom configurations, try nQuake.

Operating System Version Type Date Link
Windows 3.0.1 Upgrade 19th July 2016 (1.78MB)
  3.0 Full 1st June 2016 (19MB)
Mac OSX 3.0.1 Upgrade 19th July 2016 (1.76MB)
  3.0 Full 1st June 2016 (18.9MB)
Linux (64-bit) 3.0.1 Upgrade 19th July 2016 (1MB)
  3.0 Full 1st June 2016 (18.1MB)

Alternatively, you can build the client from source. Visit the project page on GitHub and follow the compilation instructions included.

Installing Quake

If you don't have Quake installed, you can now buy Quake online via Steam. This will give you the complete single-player game. Then download a 'Full' install above and copy to your Quake directory.

To get configured for competitive online games quickly, try nQuake. nQuake includes standard config files, modern HUD, fullbright skins and 24-bit textures. Once nQuake is installed, download an Upgrade version of the client and replace the executable in your Quake directory.