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.


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


  • 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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