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When Doom Eternal was announced, the original goal was to have the Switch version out alongside all other versions. Unfortunately, that will no longer be happening.

A delay for Doom Eternal was announced last year. Whereas it was originally slated for November, the initial release will now take place in March instead. However, we still don’t actually have an exact date for the Switch version.

In a recent interview, id Software’s Marty Stratton commented on the Switch delay. Stratton also said that it’ll be launching “a bit later” on Nintendo’s console, though did not provide a more specific window.

Several sites have released a substantial amount of Doom Eternal gameplay. We’ve taken the time to compile all of the relevant videos and they are available to view below. Make sure to check them all out for every bit of gory, demon slaying action to come in Doom Eternal.

While most of these previews are taken from the PC and Xbox versions of Doom Eternal, this will give a glimpse of what to expect in the Switch version coming later. 

Bethesda and id Software just published a new trailer for Doom Eternal. Take a look at the game’s latest video below.

Major updates are now available for Doom and Doom II on Switch. Both are now at version 1.0.4.

After installing the update, players can access a new add-ons section in the main menu. The TNT Evilution and The Plutonia Experiment can then be accessed, along with SIGIL which was created by John Romero as a celebration of the game’s 25th Anniversary.

Aside from the add-ons, Bethesda has enabled locked 60 frames per second, aspect ratio options, and more.

Here are the full details/patch notes:

Bethesda has announced major updates that are in the pipeline for both Doom and Doom II on Switch.

When live, the patches will enable locked 60 frames per second and aspect ratio options. More surprisingly, optional add-ons will be available to download.

Bethesda has readied a new Doom Eternal trailer promoting the fact that fans can pre-order the game (with goodies) and that a Deluxe Edition is available. Check out the video below.

Bethesda has issued a new trailer for the re-release of Doom 64, which is coming to Switch in March. Give it a look below.

Bethesda and id Software have shared some significant news about Doom Eternal today. The major headline is that the game is delayed, and will no longer launch in November as originally scheduled.

The initial release for Doom Eternal is now set for March 20, 2020. However, the Switch version is now said to be coming later, and no new date has been announced.

In other news, Doom 64 will now be a pre-order bonus for Doom Eternal. Additionally, Invasion Mode will be made available “shortly after launch”.

Best Buy has revealed a new pre-order bonus for Doom Eternal. If you reserve the game, you’ll receive the steelbook pictured above.

Note that the steelbook seems to be for something like a CD or Blu-ray rather than a Switch game cartridge. With that in mind, it has a metal exterior and has artwork on the exterior and interior.

You can pre-order Doom Eternal on Best Buy here. Those that reserve the game will also be given $10 in Best Buy credit.

Bethesda has announced that it will be updating Doom and Doom II for Switch with a new round of improvements. In-game lighting and audio will now more closely match the originals. Additionally, performance will be improved.

Bethesda will have more information about these patches in the future. We’ll let you know when more details are available.

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