Doom Eternal Slays Demons In Your Pocket
The Nintendo Switch continues building up its reputation as the little console that could, with DOOM Eternal making its way onto the platform on 8 December 2020.
Imagine being able to bring a full-fledged gaming experience like DOOM with you on the run. Something like this continues to astound me, being the old man I am. I remember when portable consoles the literal size of bricks, and burning through AA batteries in hours. I remember when portables claiming to bring the true console experience into your pockets, to various mixed effects. I remember when Snake on a Nokia phone was the best thing ever.
The power and capability of the little computers in our pockets are amazing. And DOOM-on-the-go sounds like the pipedream that my younger self – aged 9 with the Gameboy through to aged 31 with the PS VITA – would have been salivating for.
Check out all the details from the news released below.
DOOM Eternal, the critically acclaimed and award-winning shooter from id Software and nominated in four categories at the 2020 Game Awards including Game of the Year and Action Game of the Year, launches digitally on Nintendo Switch on December 8.
Developed in partnership with Panic Button – the studio behind the Nintendo Switch ports of DOOM (2016), Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, and Wolfenstein: Youngblood – players can experience the epic single-player campaign at home or on the go.
Experience the ultimate combination of speed and power in DOOM Eternal with the next leap in first-person combat powered by idTech 7. Armed with a shoulder-mounted flamethrower, wrist-mounted blade, upgraded guns, new abilities and more, you’re the greatest demon slayer in existence.
Motion Aiming arrives for DOOM Eternal on Nintendo Switch, with a control option that allows you to aim using gyro controls. The option can be used in conjunction with the control stick for the perfect blend of immersion and accuracy.
Players can also test their skill in BATTLEMODE, a 2 vs. 1 online multiplayer experience. A fully-armed DOOM Slayer faces off against two player-controlled demons, fighting it out in a best-of-five round match.