Although there were only a few weeks left to the DOOM Eternal release, the id Software top management tell us that the new adventure of the Doom Slayer will wait until next year.
“During the entire DOOM Eternal development phase, our goal has always been to create a video game that was able to exceed your expectations from every point of view” , begins the statement from the Texan software house that fixes the next 20 March 2020 the new marketing date of DOOM Eternal on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Google Stadia. The Nintendo Switch version, also expected for November 22, is instead scheduled for a generic mid-2020.
According to representatives of US developers, this painful decision was taken to allow its authors to make the final arrangements necessary to improve the graphic, playful and narrative experience before the launch of the title.
Depending on the slippage of the DOOM Eternal release date, the id Software authors inform us that the Invasion mode, which will allow us to enter another user’s game as a daemon, will be available as a free update in the period immediately following. at launch. Users who have pre-ordered Eternal will be able to download the DOOM 64 remaster on all platforms (including Nintendo Switch) starting March 20, 2020, free of charge.