We just learned the GoldenEye 007 release date for Xbox consoles and Nintendo Switch. The classic Nintendo 64 game launches on January 27, 2023. In addition, it’s also coming to Xbox Game Pass.
The Nintendo Switch version is available through the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pass service. The Switch version includes online multiplayer for the first time. The Xbox version only has local split-screen multiplayer.
Xbox gamers can play the game on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S. In addition to Xbox Game Pass, anyone who owns Rare Replay can download the game free of charge.
GoldenEye 007 Xbox Features
Even though it does not have online multiplayer, the Xbox version is superior in other ways though, including a resolution of up to 4K and achievements. Here are the details from the official Xbox blog:
The version of GoldenEye 007 set to appear on Xbox Game Pass is the classic game that made waves in 1997, based on the movie that introduced audiences to a thrilling new era of James Bond. It comes packed with objective-based stealth shooter gameplay and, of course, a legendary local multiplayer mode for split-screen showdowns with friends. It also offers a few key additions for a modern audience, including alternative control options, achievements to unlock and native 16:9 resolution up to 4K Ultra HD (where supported).