Quake Champions Leaves Early Access

In a QuakeCon surprise, this post announces Quake Champions is out of Early Access and is now officially available on Steam. This is a free-to-play first-person shooter based on Quake III Arena. The unexpected part is that this entered Early Access five years ago almost to the day. Here's the pitch:
Developed by id Software, in conjunction with Saber Interactive, Quake® Champions is a fast-paced arena shooter that combines the dark mythos of the original Quake with the skill-based competition of Quake III Arena, and then adds a twist—Champions, each with unique attributes and abilities for you to master.