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The Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack is hated for its high price and emulation quality that leaves much to be desired. However, it seems that it will leave us good things in addition to the possibility of enjoying it again. Star Fox 64. We say it since its existence could be what will give us a remaster of GoldenEye for Xbox.

What the heck are we talking about? In case you don’t know, a list of achievements was leaked last weekend that seems to point to what we’ll see. [url=]GoldenEye 007 with a remastering for Xbox consoles[/url]. It would be a surprise relaunch of one of the most iconic FPS of all time.

It is well known that in the late 2000s, Rare worked on a remaster of GoldenEye 007 which was very close to debuting. In fact, Microsoft had already done all the legal work for MGM and Nintendo to allow it to do this relaunch. However, the Japanese company backed down at the last second because it was uncomfortable with one of its games coming out on Xbox.

But what does Nintendo Swtch Online + Expansion Pack have to do with all this? According to Jeff Grubb in an article for VentureBeat, the company wants to offer Rare classics – such as Banjo-Kazooie– at your service. That would have given Microsoft a negotiating tool to revive GoldenEye 007.

In other words: Grubb says Nintendo gave Microsoft permission to relaunch GoldenEye 007 in exchange for being able to launch some of the Nintendo 64 games developed by Rare on Nintendo Switch Online.

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Why does Xbox want to relaunch GoldenEye 007?

Now the question is, why does Xbox want to relaunch GoldenEye 007? For Grubb, the reason is simple: It’s a good way to fill a gap in his release schedule, especially during the first half of the year.

According to the journalist, the important Xbox launches for these first months are S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 and version 1.0 of Grounded. So the idea is to launch GoldenEye 007 as a product that cheers up fans for a while as the shower of releases arrives with Redfall (summer), the new Forza Motorsport (autumn) and Starfield (November).

It is worth mentioning that the remaster of GoldenEye 007 It is not yet confirmed by Xbox. We will be on the lookout and inform you when that changes.

What do you think about this information? Are you excited to see GoldenEye 007 back? Tell us in the comments.

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