Industry Insider Claims A Goldeneye 007 Remaster Could Be Unveiled In A Few Weeks

Will the game finally get a deserving remaster?

GoldenEye 007 is from amidst the most critical FPS games made on the console. The title shaped the FPS games that came on consoles after it. Goldeneye sold more than eight million copies. This game also resulted in the increased popularity of the FPS genre when it first came out. The title is also notable because it ascertained the viability of FPS games on console platforms. Goldeneye 007 is the third most sold game on Nintendo 64

The game based on the James Bond film, “Goldeneye,” got its achievements revealed on TrueAchievements; just a month ago. A popular site for tracking achievement activity posted a full roster of GoldenEye Xbox achievements. They reportedly came from live console servers, including images for each task unlockable and involved artwork for each challenge. This resulted in further speculations, increasing the odds of a remaster. And with the latest ordeal concerning Goldeneye 007, a remaster is looking imminent. 

A Goldeneye 007 Remaster Finally On Its Way?

It’s no wonder why gamers are craving a remaster for this game. There had been more buzz regarding this title prior a few months ago. However, now a remaster is looking more imminent. 2022 observes the 60th anniversary of the James Bond franchise. It ushers many to suspect that one of the nostalgic FPS gems in the franchise’s history could finally be resurrected to accompany the spirit of celebration.

Grubb, who remarked very notable points regarding Goldeneye 007 on his podcast, believes the resurgence is likely to be informed by Microsoft rather than the publisher of the actual game, Nintendo.

On the recent GrubbSnax podcast, Jeff Grubb noted, I think that Microsoft is going to be the one to announce that first.” He added, “I think this game is probably coming pretty soon; I’m thinking next couple of weeks.”

Goldeneye 007’s Many Attempts Of A Remaster

A year prior, it was verified that Microsoft had to defer an already finished remaster of the classic N64 game for Xbox 360. The cancellation happened due to licensing issues and fallacy between the license holders and a young team that surged to complete it, although the contract for the game never came through and was never signed.

Overall, the title deserves a remaster. There have been attempts in the past but the legal nightmares it faced halted the possibilities. However, now we may hear something from Microsoft about Goldeneye 007 in the coming weeks. We’ll have to wait and see. Till then, we suggest that you take this with a grain of salt. What do you think about the forthcoming remaster? Let us know in the comments below!

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