How do I get rid of chat (top left of screen)? : quake
How do you switch between team chat and match chat? : QuakeChampions
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All attendees of QuakeCon were given beta invites, and anyone could sign up for email invites, but only a select few were chosen.
I experienced the same.
Asif: I saw quite a few people complain that the rocket launcher feels weak.
This is the same engine that powered TimeShift in 2007.
I don't think the game will suffer for the bad VO, or options to disable it.