Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-Tered Edition Release Announced

The remastered version of Red Faction Guerrilla has now been released on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. It costs $20 on the PC, and $30 on consoles. If you own the original version on Steam, you’ll get the remastered version for free in your library.

Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-Tered Edition Release Announced
Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-Tered Edition Release Announced

THQ Nordic has announced the release of Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-Tered Edition for PC (via Steam and GOG), Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. It features greatly improved visuals, as well as native 4K on PC. Plus, there’s a little bonus for all of you that own the original version of Red Faction Guerrilla on Steam. You guys will get the remastered version for completely free on that account. Simply download the new version from your library, and let the madness commence. For all the rest, Red Faction Guerrilla will cost $19.99 / €19.99 on PC, and $29.99 / €29.99 on consoles.

So, what exactly does the new version of Red Faction Guerrilla bring to the table in terms of improvements? First off, there’s “fully reworked graphics.” This includes textures and graphical features such as specular maps. There’s also improved shadow rendering and lighting, and reworked shaders and postprocessing. Last, but not least, is the aforementioned native 4K on PC, if you have the setup that can support it. As for gameplay, it seems that it’s basically the same as the original, just much prettier. But, there will be a lot of mayhem and havoc to wreak, both in single player and multiplayer. You can take a quick look at some of the destruction in the release trailer below.

In case you’re wondering what Red Faction Guerrilla is all about, let’s get you up to speed real quick. The year is 2125. You’re on Mars, in one of Earth’s colonies. Mars is a mining planet, and Earth has it under its oppressive boot. As the game’s name implies, you are in the rebellion. Your mission is to wreck shop and fight the oppression. It’s all a thin excuse for blowing up everything on Mars, really.

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