"The inner circle of death is where he resides..." The forces of Hell are unleashed on Earth in DOOM Eternal (which may bring back fond memories of Doom II: Hell on Earth for ’90s gamers), and with the sequel to 2016's DOOM out now, Bethesda has unleashed a blood-soaked launch trailer that shows the Slayer raising all hell against Hell itself.
March 20, 2020 -- (ROCKVILLE, MD) – Bethesda Softworks®, a ZeniMax® Media company, announced that DOOM® Eternal is available now digitally and at retail stores worldwide[i] for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, PC, and Google Stadia.
Developed by id Software, DOOM Eternal was awarded Best Action Game and Best PC Game at E3 2019 and has appeared on more than 350 ‘Most Anticipated Games of 2020’ lists. It is the direct sequel to DOOM, winner of The Game Awards’ Best Action Game of 2016.
“DOOM Eternal is the most ambitious game our studio has ever created,” said Marty Stratton, Executive Producer at id Software. “The scope and scale of the campaign and BATTLEMODE are a true testament to the passion and talent of everyone at id Software. We’ve had a blast making DOOM Eternal and we can’t wait for players to experience the thrill of this epic journey.”
Experience an aggressive and engaging combat puzzle that challenges you to master new abilities and weapons in the biggest, fastest, deepest DOOM game ever created. Powered by idTech® 7 and set to an all-new pulse-pounding soundtrack composed by Mick Gordon, DOOM Eternal expands on everything players loved about DOOM (2016), featuring a refined combat loop, new and returning classic demons, a powerful new arsenal, and unbelievable, never-before-seen worlds.
Following are samples of early reviews:
· “Bloody Brilliant” – GameInformer
· “An absolute blast” – IGN
· “A modern classic” – PC Gamer
· “One of the best first-person shooters ever made” – Game Revolution
· “DOOM Eternal stands apart…” - Polygon
· “A phenomenal game” - COGconnected
DOOM Eternal is available in Standard and Deluxe Edition. The Deluxe Edition includes the Year One Pass which grants access to two campaign add-ons to release within the first year of DOOM Eternal’s launch date. These standalone stories explore the cataclysmic events that led to earth’s fall against the demons. The Deluxe Edition also includes the Demonic Slayer Skin for use in campaign and BATTLEMODE, along with the Classic Weapon Sound Pack.
Watch the DOOM Eternal launch trailer here: Official Launch Trailer
DOOM Eternal is rated M for Mature by the ESRB and is available now in Standard Edition for $59.99, or Deluxe Edition for $89.99.
About ZeniMax Media Inc.
ZeniMax Media is a privately-owned media organization headquartered outside Washington DC with international publishing offices in London, Paris, Frankfurt, Eindhoven, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Sydney and Moscow. Through its subsidiaries, ZeniMax Media creates and publishes original interactive entertainment content for consoles, PCs, and handheld/wireless devices. ZeniMax Media divisions include Bethesda Softworks, Bethesda Game Studios, id Software, Arkane Studios, Tango Gameworks, MachineGames, ZeniMax Online Studios, Alpha Dog Games, Roundhouse Studios, ZeniMax Europe Ltd., ZeniMax Asia K.K., ZeniMax Asia Pacific Limited, and ZeniMax Australia Pty Ltd. For more information on ZeniMax Media, visit www.zenimax.com.
About Bethesda Softworks
Bethesda Softworks, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, is a worldwide publisher of interactive entertainment software. Titles featured under the Bethesda label include such blockbuster franchises as The Elder Scrolls®, Fallout®, DOOM®, QUAKE®, Wolfenstein®, Dishonored®, The Evil Within™, Prey® and RAGE®. For more information on Bethesda Softworks’ products, visit www.bethsoft.com.
About id Software
id Software, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, has provided technical, design, gameplay and artistic leadership as a world-renowned game developer and technology innovator since its founding in 1991. id Software’s iconic brands such as Wolfenstein, DOOM, QUAKE, RAGE, and Enemy Territory have become staples of popular culture for generations of gamers. DOOM (2016), the studio’s previous release, received widespread critical acclaim, topped numerous industry Game of the Year lists and was awarded Best Action Game from The Game Awards. More information on id Software can be found at www.idsoftware.com
[i] In the wake of COVID-19, players are encouraged to check in with their preferred local retailers in the event of store closures.