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DOOM Eternal Update 1.1 Patch NotesMay 27, 2020 - Community AnnouncementsDOOM Eternal Update 1.1 (PC Only) is now live, and features fixes several crashes associated with customizable skins, as well as memory-related crashes and removes Denuvo Anti Cheat integration. Removed Denuvo Anti-Cheat integration Use Windows add/remove programs to uninstall Denuvo Anti-Cheat Fixes Fixed several crashes associated with customizable skins Fixed memory-related crashes affecting some users Reverted a VRAM allocation change that caused some users to experience degraded performance with Update 1 Read the full Update 1 Patch Notes here and Marty Stratton's original post via reddit for context on this update here.Doom Eternal removing Denuvo Anti-Cheat after backlashMay 21, 2020 - EurogamerAnti-cheat software has been a particularly prickly issue of late, and the latest kerfuffle over the introduction of Denuvo Anti-Cheat to Doom Eternal has been no exception. After Update One rolled out on 15th May, fans expressed unhappiness that Denuvo's Anti-Cheat software (not the same as Anti-Tamper) was being implemented on the PC version as part of the patch. In particular, concerns were raised that Denuvo's software was too intrusive, as it uses a kernel-level driver - while some players attributed performance issues to the addition of the anti-cheat software. And, of course, this was all being added after many players had already purchased the game, with no ability to opt-out. To address the controversy, Doom Eternal executive producer Marty Stratton posted a statement to Reddit explaining the anti-cheat software would be removed as part of the next patch - but defended the team's reasons for implementing it. "Despite our best intentions, feedback from players has made it clear that we must re-evaluate our approach to anti-cheat integration," Stratton wrote. "With that, we will be removing the anti-cheat technology from the game in our next PC update." Read more BATTLEMODE Party Matchmaking HotfixMay 15, 2020 - Community AnnouncementsDOOM Eternal - 5/14/20 (Available Now) This hotfix resolves the issue in which demon players in the same party could not matchmake in BATTLEMODE.Doom Eternal's Update 1 out on all platforms, adds Empowered Demons and moreMay 15, 2020 - EurogamerDoom Eternal, the latest entry in developer id Software's legendary FPS series, has just received its first free content update on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC, introducing the likes of Empowered Demon foes, a new Echelon rank system, and more. Empowered Demons are particularly deadly opponents with a unique trick; they're designed to hop from one player's solo campaign to another each time the demon successfully eliminates the campaign's host. It's a process that will continue, with the creature growing more and more powerful, until a player manages to bring its reign to an end. Players that successfully defeat an Empowered Demon will be rewarded with additional ammo, health, and bonus XP. However, those that don't wish to take advantage of Doom Eternal's new feature can toggle it on and off as they choose. Read more DOOM Eternal Update 1May 14, 2020 - Community AnnouncementsUpdate 1 for DOOM Eternal is now live, and features Empowered Demons, Single Player & BATTLEMODE quality-of-life improvements, BATTLEMODE balance changes and more! New Features Empowered Demons are now online! When a player is killed in the single player campaign, the demon that felled them is beefed up and transported to another player’s game to fight again! Take out an Empowered Demon and you’ll not only be rewarded with tons of health and ammo, but also bonus XP to progress in-game events! Toggle Empowered Demons ON/OFF in the Game tab of the Main Menu Options. Note: It will take 24 hours after the release of this Update for Empowered Demons to appear in your Campaign Echelon Leveling is now available. Once you complete DOOM Level 250, you receive your first Echelon, unlocking a special insignia denoting your rank to other players. Each Echelon earned resets your DOOM Level to 1 and gives you another rank insignia. You keep all of your gear as you progress through new Echelons. PRECIOUS METALS EVENT IS NOW LIVE featuring the incredible MC Pain Master Collection and so much more! For full details click here. Favorite Code is now available. Players can now add friends to their Favorites using a Favorite Code in the Social Menu Added Denuvo Anti-Cheat software required for playing BATTLEMODE on PC Denuvo Anti-Cheat uses a kernel-mode driver Use of the kernel-mode driver starts when the game launches and stops when the game stops for any reason Denuvo Anti-Cheat does not take screenshots, scan your file system, or stream shellcode from the internet Denuvo Anti-Cheat can be uninstalled at any time through the "Add or remove programs" dialog For more information, please see or refer to Denuvo's launch day blog here Single Player Campaign Quality-of-Life Updates Reduced damage taken while swimming Added vertical Dash ability when in water Moved the Rad Suit in Taras Nabad directly in-front of the water area so the player clearly sees it when entering the arena Removed all difficulty damage scaling for both Water/Slime Added Maykr Drone campaign tutorial during first encounter in Urdak Added an option for Hold (Default) or Press functionality for Double Dash in the Game tab of the Main Menu Options. Hold allows the player to dash twice by holding the input. Press requires the player to press the input twice. Increased the effectiveness of the Plasma Rifle Microwave Mod damage over time BATTLEMODE Quality...PRECIOUS METALSMay 14, 2020 - Community Announcements Go for the gold in DOOM Eternal’s newest in-game Event: PRECIOUS METALS. Starting now, you can earn a new set of blinged-out cosmetics just by earning XP in DOOM Eternal! In this Event, players unlock brand-new weapons skins, player icons, nameplates and player skins all about flaunting – in fact, from this Event on, our events feature an additional Deluxe Skin to unlock! Shine bright with gear like the Gold Marauder skin and the Luxury Super Shotgun skin or make a grand entrance with the MC Pain Elemental Master Collection! Don’t let these chromed-out cosmetics pass you by – PRECIOUS METALS ends June 18. Those familiar with our last Event, COFFEE & CAMO, know the drill but here’s a refresher: Unlocking this Event’s cosmetics is all about earning XP, which you get by playing campaign levels, duking it out in BATTLEMODE and completing weekly challenges. Now get out there and earn yourself some opulence! Learn more about DOOM Eternal’s in-game events and unlocking rewards in our dev diary video. Don’t forget to join the Slayers Club if you haven’t already to start off your collection with the Zombie Slayer skin!Doom Eternal's next update invites you to take on "empowered demons"May 10, 2020 - EurogamerDoom Eternal's Update 1 will bring empowered demons to the game, as well as new content, bug fixes, and a "host of optimisations". "It's been an amazing turnout for Doom Eternal," wrote Parker Wilhelm on the official website. "The community of longtime fans and newcomers alike wowed us once again with their overwhelming support and impressive demon slaying skills. Things are only heating up, however, as Update 1 is almost here to bring a ton of features, fixes and enhancements to the game!" Wilhelm goes on to explain that when a player is killed in the singleplayer campaign, "the demon that felled them is beefed up and transported to another player's game to fight again". Take them out, however, and "you'll not only be rewarded with tons of health and ammo, but also bonus XP to progress in-game events". Read more DOOM Eternal – Hell Razed (Accolades Trailer)May 7, 2020 - Community AnnouncementsExperience the must-play game of the year, rated 9.25 by Game Informer. Feel the ultimate combination of speed and power as the unstoppable DOOM Slayer in “one of the best first-person shooters ever” according to GameRevolution. Hell’s armies have invaded Earth, and the only thing they fear… is you. -------- Join the Slayers Club, the official DOOM fan club, at for exclusive rewards. For more information on DOOM Eternal, follow these channels: Twitter – Instagram – Facebook – Website – ESRB RATING: Mature for Blood and Gore and Intense Violence. id confirms it's parted ways with Doom Eternal composer after soundtrack controversyMay 4, 2020 - EurogamerAfter several weeks of silence, id Software has addressed the controversy surrounding the quality of its official Doom Eternal soundtrack and, in particular, the comments made by original composer Mick Gordon in light of fan complaints, confirming Gordon will not be returning to work on the music for Doom Eternal's DLC. Issues around the soundtrack first came to light at the end of April, when audio blogger and Ruff Audio founder Reace "thatACDCguy" Niles noted dramatically variable differences in quality across the recording, which he attributed to reduced dynamic range on certain tracks. Niles pointed the finger of blame at Gordon, writing "I expect much better from him", to which the composer responded, explaining he'd only mixed a "small handful of tracks" and "wouldn't have done that" on the other tracks. Read more COFFEE CAMOApr 16, 2020 - Community AnnouncementsItching for more amazing DOOM Eternal content? Good, ‘cuz Series 2 - COFFEE & CAMO - is here! That means a fresh batch of goodies are here for you to unlock simply by beating campaign levels, playing BATTLEMODE and completing weekly challenges! Until May 14, earn XP to unlock brand-new weapon skins, icons, nameplates and even cool player skins like the elusive Camo Slayer and the one, the only, Hipster Archvile Master Collection! Look at this, he’s drinkin’ coffee! {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/35211521/340c652c7ae40e93ec9ab0dc647265ed3a0660f4.jpg Learn more about DOOM Eternal’s in-game events and unlocking rewards in our dev diary video. Don’t forget to join the Slayers Club if you haven’t already to start off your collection with the Zombie Slayer skin!DOOM Eternal - Day 5 PC PatchMar 24, 2020 - Community AnnouncementsDOOM Eternal - Day 5 PC Patch Notes: Fixed crash affecting some users on the final level Fixed Photomode images not saving on PC Improved regional availability of game servers when matchmaking as a team Photomode images now save here: C:\Users\ \Saved Games\id Software\ DOOMEternal\base\screenshotsDoom Eternal’s Launch Peaked with 100k Players on SteamMar 23, 2020 - GitHypOn Friday, Doom Eternal launched with an impressive peak of 105k concurrent players on Steam. With three times more players, Bethesda’s latest take on the Doom series slayed their successful soft reboot from a few years ago -- which peaked at 32k players when it launched back in May 2016. The previous Doom game’s rave reviews combined with so many recent triple-A games being delayed this year all helped Bethesda's demonic sequel drop into Steam’s current Top 10 most played games over the weekend. But the biggest factor that can be attributed to Doom’s recent success has been the real life “Hell on Earth” pandemic caused by the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which has resulted in quarantines forcing gamers all across the world to stay at home. The terrible situation caused by the virus has been hurting far more than just the gaming industry over the past month; however, the timing of Doom Eternal's digital launch couldn’t have been better for Bethesda, who have been struggling the past couple years with their new game releases. Despite being one of the most visually impressive virtual reality games on the market, 2018’s Doom VFR peaked with only 277 players and made a strong case that VR is in trouble. Bethesda’s decision to release the digital version of Rage 2 exclusively on their own launcher resulted in the game peaking with only 13.6k players when it finally came to Steam in May 2019. And Wolfenstein: Youngblood did even worse with a peak of 6.5k players later that year. At the time of Doom Eternal’s reveal, it was uncertain if the game was going to come to Steam... or if Bethesda would keep it exclusive to their own launcher. Based on the current player counts,  it's clear that launching on Steam was the right business decision; and the success of the sequel should hopefully keep more of Bethesda’s upcoming games on Steam in the future.New Small Game Patch - 3/22Mar 22, 2020 - Community AnnouncementsHey all, We're currently pushing live a minor patch that includes crash fix that should be live within the next few moments: Slight Game Spoiler Below: Fixed a crash to desktop when playing DOOM and DOOM II in the Fortress of DOOM. Thanks! DOOM Eternal - Day 2 PC patch release notesMar 21, 2020 - Community AnnouncementsUpdated to improve detection of possible compatibility issues at launch. If you're having issues please consult our FAQ. DOOM ETERNAL Now Available!Mar 19, 2020 - Community AnnouncementsRAZE HELL in DOOM Eternal – Available Now! Experience the ultimate combination of speed and power in the next leap in push-forward, first-person combat. Become the Slayer in an epic single-player campaign to conquer demons across dimensions. The only thing they fear... is you. SLAYER THREAT LEVEL AT MAXIMUM Armed with a shoulder-mounted flamethrower, retractable wrist-mounted blade, upgraded guns and mods, and abilities, you're faster, stronger, and more versatile than ever. UNHOLY TRINITY Take what you need from your enemies: Glory kill for extra health, incinerate for armor, and chainsaw demons to stock up on ammo. Enter BATTLEMODE A new 2 versus 1 multiplayer experience. A fully-armed DOOM Slayer faces off against two player-controlled demons in a best-of-five round match. DOOM Eternal - FAQ and Known Issues Version 2.0Mar 18, 2020 - Community AnnouncementsHey Slayers, We have created a version 2.0 of our DOOM Eternal FAQ and Known Issues post. A few issues have since been resolved in game, but if you are facing any problems, please refer to the below. We will be around to respond to questions and help address concerns you may be facing. As always, should you need technical support relating to DOOM Eternal, please head to our support site here and select "DOOM Eternal". Thank you! -Update 5/27- Update 1.1 went live for PC Only - you can now manually remove Denuvo Anti-Cheat - scroll down to PC KNOWN ISSUES. -Update 5/15- Issue: Demon players who are in-party together aren't able to successfully matchmake in BATTLEMODE. - Resolution: Fixed on 5/15. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 1. How do I buy DOOM Eternal? DOOM Eternal is available now. For more information about where to purchase the game in your location, visit our helpful guide here. 2. What are the supported languages of DOOM Eternal? On Steam, there is a single, worldwide version that includes all supported languages. The supported languages are listed below: English/French/Italian/German/Spanish (Spain)/Spanish (Mexico)/Brazilian-Portuguese/Polish/Russian/Japanese - Text and Speech Simplified Chinese/Traditional Chinese/Korean – Text only 3. What are the technical specs for DOOM Eternal? Please refer to our full launch guide on here. 4. What are the recommended drivers for DOOM Eternal? Download and Install the latest drivers (based on manufacturer). NVIDIA: DOOM Eternal release driver version: 442.74 or later Download here AMD: DOOM Eternal release driver version: 20.3.1 or later Download here Win 8 - Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.10.1 AMD Link 5. Can I link my Slayers Club ( account to my console/PC copy of DOOM Eternal to receive my skins immediately? You can connect your account to your preferred platform(s) on this linking site. 6. What do I do if I haven’t received my pre-order/deluxe edition items in DOOM Eternal? First, ensure that you have redeemed all applicable codes. You may have received a code from your retailer (sometimes printed on the receipt itself). For physical copies, you may want to check with your retailer. If you still have not received your items, you can enter the settings menu in-game and claim items by selecting Reconcile Entitlements. 7. Where is PC Data stored for DOOM Eternal? Steam directory is located here: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\DOOMEternal Steam saves are located here: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\userdata 8. What do I do if I see a black screen on PC? A black screen on launch typically is a result of your graphics card drivers not being up to date, your machine not meeting the minimum system requirements, or an Anti-Virus program blocking or quarantining DOOM Eternal. You should first check to ensure that your machine meets the game’s minimum requirements here and make sure to add Doom Eternal as an exception to your Anti-Vi...DOOM Eternal - Dev Diary: In-Game EventsMar 16, 2020 - Community AnnouncementsIn our first Dev Diary, Marty Stratton and Hugo Martin discuss DOOM Eternal's in-game events. More info: RAZE HELL when DOOM Eternal arrives on 03.20.20. -------- Pre-Order DOOM Eternal to get a free digital download of DOOM 64. Pre-orders of DOOM Eternal also include the Rip and Tear Pack, which comes with: - DOOT Revenant Skin - Cultist Base Master Level - Throwback Shotgun Weapon Skin -------- Join the Slayers Club, the official DOOM fan club, at for exclusive rewards. For more information on DOOM Eternal, follow these channels: Twitter – Instagram – Facebook – Website – ESRB RATING: Mature for Blood and Gore and Intense Violence.DOOM Eternal - Launch DetailsMar 14, 2020 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/35211521/6ec2f1c2979212c8c2fc28063850c19e2fe8bf31.png It’s almost time to RAZE HELL in DOOM Eternal! To prepare you for the game’s launch on March 20th, we want to make sure you’re locked and loaded with our helpful launch guide of useful pre-load, unlock timing and specification details. And don’t forget – by pre-ordering DOOM Eternal prior to launch, you’ll get DOOM 64 for free as well as the Rip and Tear Pack. Preload Timing Digital pre-load is now available on Xbox One. Digital pre-load will start 48 hours before DOOM Eternal launches in your region on Steam. Launch Day Unlock Times Here’s when you can expect to play DOOM Eternal on launch day. Note that DOOM 64 unlock times will mirror the unlock times for DOOM Eternal. DOOM Eternal launches on March 27 in Japan. DOOM Eternal will unlock for each territory below at the following times: In AU/NZ/Asia, DOOM Eternal unlocks at 7:01AM Pacific Time on March 19 (12:01AM JST March 20) In Europe and rest-of-world, DOOM Eternal unlocks at 4:01PM Pacific Time on March 19 (12:01AM GMT March 20) In North and South America, DOOM Eternal unlocks at 9:01PM Pacific Time on March 19 (12:01AM EDT March 20) Specifications PC Ultra-Nightmare Specs (2160p / 60 FPS / Ultra-Nightmare Settings) OR (1440p / 120 FPS / Ultra-Nightmare Settings) 64-bit Windows 10 Intel Core i9-9900K or better, or AMD Ryzen 7 3700X or better 16GB System RAM NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (11GB) or AMD Radeon VII (16GB) 50 GB hard drive space PC Recommended Specs (1440p / 60 FPS / High Quality Settings) 64-bit Windows 10 Intel Core i7-6700K or better, or AMD Ryzen 7 1800X or better 8GB System RAM NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB), RTX 2060 (6GB) or AMD Radeon RX Vega56 (8GB) OR (1080p/ 60 FPS / High Quality Settings) NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB), NVIDIA GeForce 970 (4GB), AMD RX 480 (8GB) Note : On GTX 970 only - set Texture Quality to Medium 50 GB hard drive space PC Minimum Specs (1080p / 60 FPS / Low Quality Settings) 64-bit Windows 7/64-Bit Windows 10 Intel Core i5 @ 3.3 GHz or better, or AMD Ryzen 3 @ 3.1 GHz or better 8GB System RAM NVIDIA GeForce 1050Ti (4GB), GTX 1060 (3GB), GTX 1650 (4GB) or AMD Radeon R9 280 (3GB), AMD Radeon R9 290 (4GB) or RX 470 (4GB) 50 GB hard drive space Note: HDR is available on PC, hardware permitting Updated Retail Specs There have also been some adjustments made to the minimum and recommended specs that are listed on the packaging of DOOM Eternal physical PC copies. Those changes are listed below: Updated Minimum Spec (from what is printed on the PC box) Removed Windows 8.1 as a supported operating system because it is no longer supported by AMD as of their most recent driver release. Win 8.1 users with AMD GPUs will need to use driver version 19.10.1 to run the game successfully. We’ve increased the resolution from 720p/60 FPS at Low Quality settings to 1080p/60 FPS at Low quality settings and have added in support for some 3GB and additional 4GB GPUs. Added current gen NVIDIA GPUs that a...DOOM Eternal – Official Launch TrailerMar 12, 2020 - Community AnnouncementsThere is only one dominant life form in this universe, and it carries a steel-barreled sword of vengeance. Become the Slayer and hunt Hell’s armies to the far reaches of the earth and beyond. The only thing they fear… is YOU. RAZE HELL when DOOM Eternal arrives on 03.20.20. -------- Pre-Order DOOM Eternal to get a free digital download of DOOM 64. Pre-orders of DOOM Eternal also include the Rip and Tear Pack, which comes with: - DOOT Revenant Skin - Cultist Base Master Level - Throwback Shotgun Weapon Skin -------- Join the Slayers Club, the official DOOM fan club, at for exclusive rewards. For more information on DOOM Eternal, follow these channels: Twitter – Instagram – Facebook – Website – ESRB RATING: Mature for Blood and Gore and Intense Violence.DOOM Eternal - Soundtrack Behind the ScenesMar 5, 2020 - Community AnnouncementsGet a behind-the-scenes look at how composer Mick Gordon assembled heavy metal vocalists to help create the ferocious new soundtrack for DOOM Eternal - the sequel to DOOM (2016), winner of "Best Action Game" and "Best Music". RAZE HELL when DOOM Eternal arrives on 03.20.20. DOOM Eternal - Official Trailer 2Feb 17, 2020 - Community AnnouncementsHell’s armies have invaded Earth. Become the Slayer in an epic single-player campaign to conquer demons across dimensions and stop the final destruction of humanity. Watch the Official Trailer 2 and RAZE HELL when DOOM Eternal launches on 03.20.20.