UPDATE: In a press release, a few more details were shared. Quake Champions is being developed in conjunction with Saber Interactive, which worked on Halo: Master Chief Collection and Halo Online.
According to the publisher, the game will deliver "the mythos of the first Quake with the groundbreaking multiplayer mayhem of Quake III Arena". id's Tim Willits also added:
20 years ago, Quake set new standards for multiplayer competition and pushed the boundaries for graphics and gameplay. It’s important to all of us at id Software that Quake Champions remains true to the Quake legacy, and delivers the speed and gameplay our long-time fans expect, while also pressing forward by introducing innovative gameplay opportunities with new Champions and abilities.
ORIGINAL STORY: id Software's Studio Director Tim Willits announced Quake Champions at the beginning of Bethesda's E3 Press Conference.
The game is a competitive arena first person shooter for PC, designed for world class e-sports play. It will have unlocked frame rate for up to 120hz. Willits promised a lot more to come at Quakecon, but in the mean you can check the reveal trailer below.
Quake. Is. Back.
The fast, skill-based arena-style competition that turned the original Quake games into multiplayer legends is making a triumphant return with Quake Champions. Running at an impressive 120hz with unlocked framerates, id Software’s new multiplayer shooter is getting ready to take PC gaming by storm once more.
Quake Champions features a roster of unique characters, each with their own distinctive abilities, allowing you to fight the way you want.