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DOOM Eternal

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: First-Person Shooter
Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
Developer: id Software

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'Doom Eternal' Free Next-Gen Update Arrives Later This Month

by Rainier on June 13, 2021 @ 9:36 p.m. PDT

It's Hell on Earth and only one person can repel the demonic invasion. The DOOM Slayer is back to unleash his fury upon the legions of Hell with a host of powerful new abilities, weapons and fearsome demons to put them to work on.

Experience the ultimate combination of speed and power as you rip-and-tear your way across dimensions with the next leap in push-forward, first-person combat.  As the DOOM Slayer, return to take your vengeance against the forces of Hell.

Powered by idTech 7 and set to an all-new pulse-pounding soundtrack composed by Mick Gordon, DOOM Eternal puts you in control of the unstoppable DOOM Slayer as you blow apart new and classic demons with powerful weapons in unbelievable and never-before-seen worlds.

DOOM Eternal’s next gen update arrives for Xbox Series X|S and PS on 5 June 29, 2021. This free update optimizes DOOM Eternal for next-gen machines, offering improved visuals, increased performance and support for ray-tracing, or 4K resolution at 60 frames per second, or an optional 120 FPS mode. 

The next-gen update is also coming to PC, pushing the visual boundaries even further by adding ray-traced reflections on compatible machines, and and performance enhancing NVIDIA DLSS. 

Next-Gen Update Features Breakdown 

Xbox Series X 

Performance Mode: 1800p – 120 FPS
Balanced Mode: 2160p – 60 FPS 
Ray Tracing Mode: 1800p – 60 FPS 

Xbox Series S

Performance Mode: 1080p – 120 FPS 
Balanced Mode: 1440p – 60 FPS 
Ray Tracing Mode: Not Available 

PlayStation 5 

Performance Mode: 1584p – 120 FPS 
Balanced Mode: 2160p – 60 FPS 
Ray Tracing Mode: 1800p – 60 FPS 

PC 

Ray Tracing Mode: Availability and performance depends on a user’s PC hardware. 

All modes feature dynamic resolution scaling. Balanced & Performance Modes not available with Ray Tracing. Performance Mode requires a 120hz compatible display. Balanced Mode requires a 4K compatible display. 

Key Features: 

  • Slayer 2.0: Unleash the overwhelming power of the DOOM Slayer. With updated armor and an arsenal of new and improved equipment, including a shoulder-mounted cannon with flamethrower, extendable blade, and a new dash ability, you’re faster and deadlier than ever. Destroy every demon in your path with an upgraded array of guns and mods, including the Super Shotgun’s new Meat Hook attachment to pull yourself point blank with the faces of hell. 
  • Rip More, Tear More: Obliterate more demons than ever before, each with their own attacks and abilities. Fan-favorite classics such as the Pain Elemental, Archvile, and Arachnotron make their return, while a horde of totally-new demons join the roster including the DOOM Hunter and corrupted Marauders.  DOOM Eternal’s “destructible demons” system takes your power fantasy to new levels by ensuring that every trigger pull has never felt better.
  • All-new Invasion: As the Slayer, allow real players to invade your campaign as demons for a dramatic and unpredictable twist anytime you’re playing the campaign. Or join the ranks of the damned yourself as you become a demon and invade a friend or other player’s campaign.  Invade others either by yourself or with another player, as part of a hunting party, to give the Slayer a true taste of Hell.
  • We’re Not on Mars Anymore: Rip and tear across epic, never-before-seen worlds. Witness the tumbling skyscrapers of Hell on Earth; battle through an invasion of the mammoth BFG 10,000 on Phobos; and discover the ancient secrets of the DOOM universe. With idTech7, every environment is brought to life in unprecedented detail.

Doom Eternal is currently available for Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PS4, PC, with a Xbox Series X and PS5a free upgrade for current-gen owners when those versions are available.


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