Microsoft Studios and Remedy Entertainment’s action-packed thriller – Quantum Break – is now available on Xbox One and Windows 10. The Xbox One version can be purchased at the Xbox Store, Microsoft stores and microsoftstore.com, and most major retailers worldwide. The Windows 10 version can be purchased and downloaded through the Windows Store.
To celebrate the release of the game, 11 Microsoft store locations in the U.S. and Canada hosted launch events with fans. In addition, beginning today at 10 a.m. PDT, Remedy Entertainment will be hosting a Quantum Break livestream on Twitch featuring key members of the team, including Creative Director Sam Lake, from their studio in Espoo, Finland.
To commemorate Remedy Entertainment and their 20-year legacy of making games, COMPLEX created an in-depth documentary chronicling the origins of the famed Finnish studio, and their work over the last two decades developing critically-acclaimed blockbusters, including “Max Payne,” “Alan Wake,” and now “Quantum Break.”
In addition, the official soundtrack for Quantum Break is available in global retailers today, including Windows Store, iTunes, Spotify, Amazon & Groove Music. The 15-track album includes the heart-pounding score that helps drive the unique storytelling in Quantum Break.
Critics have proclaimed Quantum Break a blockbuster success for Microsoft Studios and Remedy Entertainment – here’s what some of the most prominent reviewers have been saying about the game:
- “It is a masterpiece.” – Windows Central
- “Some of the best storytelling and gameplay Remedy has ever produced.” – Game Informer
- “A fun, enthralling action adventure” – Daily Star
- “An absolute pleasure to play.” – Destructoid
- “The break-out sci-fi hit of the year.” – Evening Standard
Quantum Break is a unique experience; one part hard-hitting video game, one part thrilling live action show, featuring a stellar cast, including Shawn Ashmore (“X-Men”) as the hero Jack Joyce, Aidan Gillen (“Game of Thrones”) as his nemesis Paul Serene and Dominic Monaghan (“Lord of the Rings”) as Jack’s genius brother, William. Quantum Break is full of the vivid storytelling, rich characters and dramatic twists Remedy Entertainment is renowned for. Your choices in-game will affect the outcome of this fast-paced fusion between game and show giving the player a completely unique entertainment experience.
Every copy of Quantum Break for Xbox One comes with a full-game download for Alan Wake for Xbox 360, plus its two add-on packs, The Signal and The Writer, playable on Xbox One via Backward Compatibility. Alan Wake and its add-on packs will also be included in the Xbox One Special Edition Quantum Break Bundle, which features a 500 GB Cirrus White console with a matching wireless controller, and is available for $299 for a limited time.