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DOOM Eternal officially coming to Switch

DOOM Eternal gameplay reveal: Here's how to watch DOOM Eternal officially coming to Switch
Sherri Watson | 11 August, 2018, 05:58

Steel your nerves, and check it out, below. DOOM made a name for itself with gunplay that felt powerful and controlled well, so it looks like we can expect more of the same in Eternal.

If you played 2016's DOOM, then you know what to expect from Eternal in terms of gameplay. We also got a look a Phobos, which isn't quite as disgusting, as it hasn't been completely overtaken by demons yet. Our intrepid Doom Slayer jumps, grapples, and brutalizes his way through a ruined cityscape, which has been consumed by grotesque fleshy demon architecture. Of course, the footage was packed with a variety of terrifying new demon types, including a teased boss encounter.

Thanks to this new engine, DOOM Eternal will also feature levels/places we have never been before in a Doom game.id Tech 7 can also display greater texture fidelity than id Software has ever put on screen. Oh yes, I said "players": multiple people can band together to form Slayer Hunting Parties, which should make for some deliciously desperate battles.

The upcoming Doom Eternal's brief E3 teaser left a lot of folks clamoring to see more. All of this is optional, so if you prefer to go solo, no worries. Today, the publisher will be showing off its hellish first person shooter for the first time, debuting gameplay at its annual convention, QuakeCon.

For DOOM Eternal, the slayer is getting an upgraded suit, with an over the shoulder flamethrower and a grappling hook that can be used to zip towards demons or use them as platforms to traverse around the level.

There's no firm release date for Doom Eternal yet, but Bethesda says it'll be available on pretty much every major platform: PC, PS4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One.