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Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal is a direct sequel to Bethesda and id Software’s Doom from 2016, which came out on Switch last year. Some might be surprised that the title isn’t being called Doom 2. However, there is reasoning behind that.

Executive producer Marty Stratton told IGN that the team considered the name Doom 2, but offered the following explanation as to why Doom Eternal was ultimately chosen:

Speaking with Eurogamer, id Software’s Marty Stratton has shared more information about the plans for Doom Eternal on Switch. Stratton indicated that the Switch version will launch alongside other platforms, officially confirmed that Panic Button is working on the port, and the team is targeting 30 frames per second.

Below are the relevant excerpts from the interview:

Bethesda lifted the veil on Doom Eternal at QuakeCon yesterday. Among what was revealed, a Switch version was confirmed.

You can learn a bit more about Doom Eternal below. Bethesda has passed along a fact sheet as well as screenshots / art.

Doom Eternal is coming to Switch, Bethesda announced at QuakeCon today. Panic Button will be working on this version of the game, as was the case with the previous entry in the series.

Here’s a rundown of information shared during today’s presentation: