GoldenEye 007, the iconic N64 game from Rare and one of the most popular multiplayer experiences for many around the world, may be getting a new lease on Xbox after discovering achievements for the game online.
True successes, a website that tracks Xbox achievement activity recently added an achievement list for Goldeneye 007 that has never been seen before. There are 55 achievements worth a total of 1,000 gamerscore, and that’s another indication that this could be a new port.
As many may remember, there was an updated version of GoldenEye 007 designed for the Xbox Live Arcade on the Xbox 360 that was just finalizing before it was discontinued due to licensing issues. Back then, XBLA games had a limit of 200 gamerscore, so seeing GoldenEye 007 with 1,000 gamerscore is an interesting development.
Additionally, TrueAchievements website also shows that There are only two Xbox accounts that have earned these achievements – BIGsheep and xtinamcgrath. When searching for these names, it appears that BIGsheep and xtinamcgrath are the rare associates James Thomas and Christina McGrath.
While this doesn’t necessarily mean a new port of GoldenEye 007 to Xbox consoles is imminent, it is an exciting prospect for fans as we begin the new year.
In February 2021, the game files for Rare’s abandoned GoldenEye 007 remaster were shared on the internet just a month after a full run of the game’s campaign was posted on YouTube. The demo showed that you can switch between old and new visuals like the Halo remasters and that they can run at 60 FPS and play in 4K.
While we wait to find out more about this potential port of GoldenEye 007, check out the officially announced Project 007 – a new James Bond game from Hitman developer IO Interactive.
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