Quantum Break was released on April 5 for Microsoft Windows and Xbox One, being an action-adventure science fiction third-person shooter video game developed by Remedy Entertainment and published by Microsoft Studios. On September 14th, Quantum Break will be brought to Steam, which means that it will work even on Windows 7 PCs.
The game has five episodes and follows the struggle of Jack Joyce, who must stop his friend, Paul Serene, CEO of Monarch Solutions, from destroying the world, after the failure of the time-machine experiment caused by a malfunction in the machine’s core. Paul sees the End of Time in the year 2021 and he returns to year 1999, founding Monarch Solutions, a corporation whose purpose is to find solutions for the survival of the human race, not to stop the apocalypse. However, the action is very complicated, as Paul returns as his evil version and he detonates the building and Jack’s brother, Will, dies under the rubble. Soldiers will steal the machine’s core and Jack will use his new time manipulation powers to take down Paul.
According to Remedy, the developer of Quantum Break, players who bought the game from the Windows Store won’t receive more updates for the Windows 10 version, after the game will be released on Steam. When it was released for PC, Quantum Break required Windows 10 and DirectX 12, but the Steam version will have DirectX 11 support.
In the Windows Store, the price of the game has been reduced from $59.99 to $39.99 and it’s too early for Steam to take pre-orders, but most likely, Quantum Break will be available for the same price. The retail release Quantum Break, which costs as much as the digital download, includes: Premium packaging, 5 game discs (one-time Steam key redemption required), Making of Blu-ray, Making of book, 1 Soundtrack CD (Audio-CD), 2 Posters and Quick-start guide.