Doom is a first-person shooter video game developed by id Software and published by Bethesda Softworks. Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online play. [3] At QuakeCon 2015, it was announced that the game would run at 1080p and 60 frames per second on console, as id considered it "the most necessary graphical goal" which could effectively improve gameplay fluidity.

[147] By July 2017, the game reached two million copies sold on PC. Generally favorable reviews [25], For players who do not wish to create extensively, the game features an AI conductor which automatically generates enemies. Asked whether Doom 4 would be a sequel, a reboot, or a prequel, his response was "It's not a sequel to Doom 3, but it's not a reboot either. [66], Doom's multiplayer was developed in conjunction with Certain Affinity. [33], In 2008, Carmack claimed that Doom 4 would look "three times better" than Rage even though it was intended to run at 30 frames per second on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, rather than the 60 that Rage was targeting. based on nintendo.com/switch-online. DOOM, id, id Software, id Tech and related logos are registered trademarks or trademarks of id Software LLC in the U.S. and/or other countries. Actual price may vary. [140], It was the second best-selling retail game in its week of release in the UK, behind Uncharted 4: A Thief's End. [53] A more expansive trailer was unveiled at QuakeCon 2014 on July 17, wherein a closed presentation was made mainly to silence ongoing rumors of the project being in jeopardy. "[48], After the game's redesign began, Willits revealed in August 2013 that Doom was still the team's focus. Combine your arsenal of futuristic and iconic guns, upgrades, movement and an advanced melee system to knock-down, slash, stomp, crush, and blow apart demons in creative and violent ways. [89] They also announced new multiplayer downloadable content titled Unto the Evil, whose features include three maps and a new demon called the "Harvester", gun, equipment item, taunts, and armor sets. [51], A teaser trailer of Doom was presented at E3 2014[52] and on the QuakeCon and Doom websites. Brown also drew attention toward the soundtrack, calling it "impactful". Nintendo of America Inc. Headquarters are in Redmond, Washington, Blood and Gore, The facility is overrun by demons after one of Hayden's researchers, Olivia Pierce, makes a pact with them and uses the Tower to open a portal to Hell. 66 [86], id Software replaced Certain Affinity to work on the multiplayer for Windows after the game's launch and promised to fix its issues and introduced new features such as private matches, custom game settings and an enhanced cheat detection system. Scout reveals the locations of all enemies to the player for a limited time after respawning, while Vital Signs shows all enemies' health. [88] Also at E3 2016 on that day, Bethesda Softworks and id Software announced the game's free demo, which was initially going to last for only a week but was extended indefinitely. Players can also place enemies into their maps, with the exception of the campaign's bosses. [34] In 2009, he revealed that the multiplayer component was being developed separately and would run at 60 frames per second. [65], According to Stratton and Martin, movement is the game's most important pillar. Hayden informs the Slayer of the Helix Stone, an artifact used to study and harness Hell's energy. Following the wide release, the game received scores of 85/100 for PC and PlayStation 4 and 87/100 for the Xbox One on Metacritic. Intense Violence, [14], In Doom's multiplayer mode, several modes, such as team deathmatch and its variation "Soul Harvest", as well as Freeze Tag, Warpath (King of the Hill with a moving 'hill'), Domination, and "Clan Arena" (team last man standing with no pickups), exist within the game.