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DOOM Eternal release date moved to March, pre-orders come with DOOM 64 free

Posted By Drunk_Monk

DOOM Eternal has been delayed to March, which in the grand scheme of things isn't a big delay, but far more interesting is that if you pre-order you will get DOOM 64 for free.

I'll be the first to say don't pre-order for some DLC perks... but damn that's tempting.



Throughout the development of DOOM Eternal, our goal has been to deliver a game that exceeds your greatest expectations across the board.  

To make sure we’re delivering the best experience -- for DOOM Eternal to live up to our standards of speed and polish -- we’ve made the decision to extend our launch date by a few months to March 20, 2020.  We know many fans will be disappointed by this delay, but we are confident that DOOM Eternal will deliver a gaming experience that is worth the wait.

In addition to shifting the DOOM Eternal launch date, we’ve made a couple of other changes we wanted you to know about:

Invasion Mode, which will allow you to enter another player’s game as a playable demon, will release as a free update shortly after launch.

DOOM Eternal for Nintendo Switch will release after the other platforms. We will announce that date in the future.

DOOM 64 will be available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC in addition to Nintendo Switch. We are adding DOOM 64 as a pre-order bonus for DOOM Eternal so you’ll be able to download and play this classic game, for free, on all platforms, just for pre-ordering DOOM Eternal. DOOM 64 will be released on March 20, 2020 on all platforms.

We are grateful to every DOOM fan for your dedication and support - we can’t wait to rip-and-tear right alongside you.


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That's annoying but as long as the end result comes out good I am fine with it as the last Doom game was one of my favorites of the year and this from trailers looks like it will scratch that itch. Also Doom 64... that was an interesting entry that I only played once at a friends place back in the day when it came so will be nice to see how it plays nowadays.

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