The considerably-anticipated Doom Eternal will not hit its 22 November release date. Developer id Computer software confirmed in a statement that the new anticipated release date for the game would be 20 March 2020.
The poor news was softened by the developer announcing that any person who pre-orders the game on PS4, Xbox A single, Computer or Nintendo Switch will get a cost-free download of the classic Doom 64 on 20 March. In addition, it stated that Doom Eternal will obtain a cost-free update immediately after launch that adds Invasion Mode, exactly where players can run amok in other people’s game as a playable demon.
“Throughout the improvement of DOOM Eternal, our purpose has been to provide a game that exceeds your greatest expectations across the board,” the statement reads.
“To make confident we’re delivering the very best knowledge — for DOOM Eternal to reside up to our requirements of speed and polish — we’ve produced the selection to extend our launch date by a handful of months to March 20, 2020. We know quite a few fans will be disappointed by this delay, but we are confident that DOOM Eternal will provide a gaming knowledge that is worth the wait.”
It went on to say that the Switch version of the game will launch later than the other platforms, with a date to be confirmed. That conforms to a now familiar pattern for Switch owners.