Doom Eternal Next-Gen Upgrade Hits Xbox Series X, PS5, And PC On June 29

The upgrade was announced during the Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase.

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During E3 2021, Bethesda announced that Doom Eternal will receive a free next-gen optimization patch for next-gen consoles and PC on June 29. The patch will include improved visuals and a performance mode supporting up to 120fps on all consoles. The Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 upgrade will also feature ray-tracing and 4K gameplay.

The specifics of the patch, from the official Bethesda blog post, are below.

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Xbox Series X

  • Performance Mode: 1800p – 120fps
  • Balanced Mode: 2160p – 60fps
  • Ray Tracing Mode: 1800p – 60fps

Xbox Series S

  • Performance Mode: 1080p – 120fps
  • Balanced Mode: 1440p – 60fps
  • Ray Tracing Mode: Not Available

PlayStation 5

  • Performance Mode: 1584p – 120fps
  • Balanced Mode: 2160p – 60fps
  • Ray Tracing Mode: 1800p – 60fps

PC

  • Ray Tracing Mode: Availability and performance depend on a user’s PC hardware.

Doom Eternal launched for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC on March 20, 2020, continuing the reboot of the storied Doom first-person shooter franchise. Its expansion, The Ancient Gods, launched with Part One on October 20 and Part Two on March 18, 2021.

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