For 25 years, the Doom Guy has been ripping and tearing into the very souls of demons, and now, he can do so on literally almost any device available. The catch? There’s a bug requiring an online connection that Bethesda is working on fixing.
As QuakeCon geared up on Friday with a DOOM Eternal focused panel, Bethesda officially began to focus on their primary titles, namely DOOM Eternal, which will be the latest installment in the 25-year-old franchise.
To kick things off for the Year of DOOM, however, Bethesda and developer id Software came from the left-field with a surprise announcement: DOOM, DOOM II, and DOOM III have officially launched, as of that keynote, for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
Meanwhile, Cellphone users using Android and iOS can enjoy both DOOM and DOOM II on their mobile devices. Due to hardware limitations and required controls, mobile users will be missing out on DOOM III at this time.
1993’s DOOM and the 1994-released sequel will run you a cool $4.99 each. Both versions feature all their content including Thy Flesh Consumed and Master Level’s, respectively. Both titles feature their local 4-player modes allowing fans to rip and tear one another together.
As part of the re-releasing for The Year of DOOM, DOOM III has also been given a similar treatment, shipping out the 2004 classic for $9.99 with both of its expansions including Resurrection of Evil and The Lost Missions as a bundled package. To play them, you will want to create a Bethesda.net account in order to play the titles.
Currently there is a known bug that is REQUIRING an account and an online connection in order to play them, which Bethesda is working to fix in the upcoming days, but at this time, you’ll be required to have an account, which will reward you with goodies for DOOM Eternal when it launches on Nov. 22 for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.
Stay tuned as we’ll keep you up to date regarding any changes made to the re-released titles when the patches become available.
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