If you’ve been counting down the days until November 22 when you get to crush demon skulls in Doom Eternal then sadly you’re in for some disappointing news.
Bethesda and id Software have announced overnight that the highly anticipated to 2016’s Doom has had its release date shifted to March 2020.
The news came via a tweet and states that the reason behind the delay is to ensure that game ‘lives up to standards of speed and polish’.
An update on DOOM Eternal: pic.twitter.com/2LWrfh6e4Z
— DOOM (@DOOM) October 8, 2019
The game has been given a new release date of March 20, 2020 – the same day as Animal Crossing: New Horizons. However, this date is only for the PS4, Xbox One, PC and Stadia releases, with the Nintendo Switch version coming at a later date.
Furthermore, it was revealed that Invasion Mode, which allows players to play as a demon in another person’s game, will be a free update for owners shortly after launch.
Lastly, Doom 64 will be coming to all platforms on March 20, 2020 and is currently a pre-order bonus.
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