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A new 1.9 update went live for the Switch version of Doom Eternal this week. Aside from bug fixes, it adds a new in-game event.

Below are the full patch notes for the Doom Eternal 1.9 update:

The next major piece of Doom Eternal DLC, The Ancient Gods – Part Two – is almost here on Switch. It’s set for release on August 26, Bethesda and id Software just announced.

Here’s an overview of the DLC:

Doom Eternal’s latest update went live on Switch this week. Version 1.6 is now available on the platform.

Along with some notable bug fixes, the update includes future in-game event cosmetic content. Find the full patch notes below.

This week, Doom Eternal received its first piece of major DLC on Switch. Players can now get their hands on The Ancient Gods – Part One.

Here’s a look at the new DLC in action:

Bethesda and id Software have issued the full trailer for Doom Eternal’s latest DLC. Get a closer look at The Ancient Gods, Part Two below.

Doom Eternal is out now on Switch. The Ancient Gods, Part Two will be released in the future, but we don’t have a release window just yet.

Bethesda and id Software have released a teaser trailer showcasing Doom Eternal’s “The Ancient Gods, Part Two” DLC. Get a look at the video below.

Doom Eternal is out now on Switch, though it’s unclear when the game’s DLC will be available. In the meantime, the full trailer for “The Ancient Gods, Part Two” will be shared on March 17.

Many would agree that Doom Eternal is one of the most impressive ports on Switch. However, Panic Button did implement a number of changes to ensure that the game could properly run on the console. One such change is that when watching cutscenes, the frame rate drops to 20 frames per second.

Panic Button lead engineer Travis Archer spoke about why that was done in an interview with Digital Foundry, explaining the need to preserve a high level of detail for cutscenes – which “are sometimes the most graphically intensive scenes in the game”. Interestingly, Archer also mentioned that improvements are planned to boost cutscene performance.

His full words:

After releasing on Switch last month, Digital Foundry has now taken a closer look at the Switch version of Doom Eternal. Despite sacrifices that were made, the publication views the port positively and overall feels what Panic Button has accomplished is impressive.

Here’s a summary of how Doom Eternal holds up on Switch from a technical perspective:

GameXplain has put a video together comparing the new Switch version of Doom Eternal up against the game running on a PS4 Pro. Check it out below.

Doom Eternal is out on Switch starting today.

Doom Eternal footage

Posted on 10 months ago by in Switch, Videos | 0 comments

The latest first-person shooter from developer id Software and publisher Bethesda, Doom Eternal, launches on Switch today, check out some gameplay footage with the video below.

Doom Eternal is available now on Switch.