Difference between revisions of "Doom Eternal"

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{{DLC/row| Year One Pass | Season pass; access to two future campaign add-ons. | Windows }}
 
{{DLC/row| Year One Pass | Season pass; access to two future campaign add-ons. | Windows }}
{{DLC/row| Rip and Tear Pack | Pre-order bonus. Includes the DOOT Revenant skin, Cultist Base Master Level, "Throw-back" Shotgun Weapon Skin | Windows }}
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{{DLC/row| Rip and Tear Pack | Pre-order bonus. Includes the DOOT Revenant skin, Cultist Base Master Level, "Throw-back" Shotgun Weapon Skin. | Windows }}
{{DLC/row| Demonic Slayer Skin | Deluxe Edition | Windows }}
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{{DLC/row| Demonic Slayer Skin | | Windows }}
{{DLC/row| Classic Weapon Sound Pack | Deluxe Edition | Windows }}
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|windowed notes            =  
 
|windowed notes            =  
 
|borderless windowed        = limited
 
|borderless windowed        = limited
|borderless windowed notes  = Switches to exclusive fullscreen mode when the window is at the screen resolution and in focus - most likely to allow for better frame pacing.<ref name="Sui">{{Refcheck|user=Suicide machine|date=2020-03-20}}</ref> Window is set to be '''always on top'''.
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|borderless windowed notes  = Switches to exclusive fullscreen mode when the window is at the screen resolution and in focus - most likely to allow for better frame pacing.<ref name="Sui">{{Refcheck|user=Suicide machine|date=2020-03-20}}</ref> Window is '''always on top'''.
 
|anisotropic                = true
 
|anisotropic                = true
|anisotropic notes          = Anisotropic filtering levels not properly labeled. "Ultra-Nightmare" is equivalent to 16x.
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|anisotropic notes          = No sample rates specified. "Ultra-Nightmare" is equivalent to 16x.
 
|antialiasing              = hackable
 
|antialiasing              = hackable
 
|antialiasing notes        = [[TSSAA]] enabled by default. Disabled with console command {{code|r_antialiasing 0}}.
 
|antialiasing notes        = [[TSSAA]] enabled by default. Disabled with console command {{code|r_antialiasing 0}}.
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Doom Eternal - UI settings.png|UI Settings
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Doom Eternal - UI settings.png|UI settings.
 
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|full controller notes    =  
 
|full controller notes    =  
 
|controller remap          = true
 
|controller remap          = true
|controller remap notes    = Predefined layouts and custom option user defined remapping.<ref name="Sui" />
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|controller remap notes    = Predefined layouts and user-defined remapping.<ref name="Sui" />
 
|controller sensitivity    = true
 
|controller sensitivity    = true
 
|controller sensitivity notes= Horizontal and vertical sensitivity can be adjusted.
 
|controller sensitivity notes= Horizontal and vertical sensitivity can be adjusted.
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Doom Eternal - Slayer Bindings.png|Slayer Bindings
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Doom Eternal - Slayer Bindings.png|Slayer bindings.
Doom Eternal - Archvile Bindings.png|Archvile Bindings
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Doom Eternal - Archvile Bindings.png|Archvile bindings.
Doom Eternal - Marauder Bindings.png|Marauder Bindings
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Doom Eternal - Marauder Bindings.png|Marauder bindings.
Doom Eternal - Pain Elemental Bindings.png|Pain Elemental Bindings
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Doom Eternal - Pain Elemental Bindings.png|Pain elemental bindings.
Doom Eternal - Revenant Bindings.png|Revenant Bindings
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Doom Eternal - Revenant Bindings.png|Revenant bindings.
 
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|mute on focus lost      = false
 
|mute on focus lost      = false
|mute on focus lost notes = Always disabled.
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===Decensor Doom 1 and Doom 2===
 
===Decensor Doom 1 and Doom 2===
{{ii}} Doom Eternal includes censored wads of Doom 1 and 2, similar to the Doom 3 BFG Edition versions.{{cn}}
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{{ii}} Doom Eternal includes censored WADs of Doom and Doom 2, similarly to the Doom 3: BFG Edition versions.{{cn}}
 
{{Fixbox|description=Add the original wad files manually.|ref={{cn}}|fix=
 
{{Fixbox|description=Add the original wad files manually.|ref={{cn}}|fix=
 
# Go to <code>{{p|game}}\base\classicwads\</code>.
 
# Go to <code>{{p|game}}\base\classicwads\</code>.

Revision as of 09:21, 27 March 2020

Doom Eternal
Doom Eternal cover
Developers
id Software
Publishers
Bethesda Softworks
Engines
id Tech 7
Release dates
Windows March 20, 2020
Doom Eternal guide on StrategyWiki
Doom Eternal on MobyGames
Doom Eternal on Wikipedia
Doom
Doom (1993) 1993
Doom II: Hell on Earth 1994
Final Doom 1996
Doom 3 2004
Doom 64 EX (unofficial port) 2008
Doom 3: BFG Edition 2012
Doom (2016) 2016
Doom VFR 2017
Doom Classic 2020
Doom II Classic 2020
Doom Eternal 2020
Doom 64 2020

Key points

To avoid performance issues make sure to update graphics drivers (min. 20.3.1 for AMD Radeon / 442.74 for Nvidia GeForce - older versions may prevent the game from launch).
Doom and Doom 2 WADs are included in the game files.

General information

Official website
Official forum
Official fan club
Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Bethesda.net Launcher
No disc included.
Deluxe Edition and Collector's Edition also available.[1]
Windows
Bethesda.net
Bethesda.net Launcher
Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
GamersGate
Bethesda.net Launcher
Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
Gamesplanet
Bethesda.net Launcher
Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
Green Man Gaming
Bethesda.net Launcher
Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
Humble Store
Bethesda.net Launcher
Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
Steam
Icon overlay.png
Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
All versions require a Bethesda.net account[2] and Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Year One Pass Season pass; access to two future campaign add-ons.
Windows
Rip and Tear Pack Pre-order bonus. Includes the DOOT Revenant skin, Cultist Base Master Level, "Throw-back" Shotgun Weapon Skin.
Windows
Demonic Slayer Skin
Windows
Classic Weapon Sound Pack
Windows

Version differences

Pre-orders receive the Rip and Tear Pack DLC and Doom 64.[3]
Standard Edition is the base game.
Deluxe Edition includes the base game, Year One Pass, Demonic Slayer Skin, and Classic Weapon Sound Pack
Collector's Edition includes the Deluxe Edition, a wearable DOOM Slayer Helmet replica, playable cassette tape and download codes for lossless digital copies of Mick Gordon’s DOOM (2016) and DOOM Eternal original soundtracks, DOOM Lore Book, as well as one “The Gift of Argent Power” 11” x 17” Lithograph.

Essential improvements

Skip intro videos

Use the +com_skipIntroVideo 1 command line argument[4]

Skip Bethesda.net account check

Use the +com_skipSignInManager 1 command line argument[4]

Game data

Game settings.
Game settings.

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\id Software\DOOMEternal\base\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/782330/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\id Software\DOOMEternal\base
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\782330\remote\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/782330/pfx/[Note 1]
Saves have unique platform/account identifiers embedded and cannot be swapped between people using Steam and Bethesda Launcher versions (potentially also within same platform too).

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings

Video settings.
Video settings.
Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Stretched. See the related community plugins for Flawless Widescreen.
Ultra-widescreen
Limited to 21:9.
For 32:9, see the related community plugins for Flawless Widescreen.
4K Ultra HD
[5]
Field of view (FOV)
From 90 to 120.[6]
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Switches to exclusive fullscreen mode when the window is at the screen resolution and in focus - most likely to allow for better frame pacing.[4] Window is always on top.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
No sample rates specified. "Ultra-Nightmare" is equivalent to 16x.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
TSSAA enabled by default. Disabled with console command r_antialiasing 0.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Capped at 1000 FPS.[5]
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Renders map incorrectly, and may cause flickering.[7] HDR is not supported on AMD GPUs.[8]
Color blind mode
Protanopia, tritanopia and deuteranopia with adjustable strength, contrast and brightness.[6]

Input settings

Controls settings.
Controls settings.

Mouse smoothing

Enable and adjust mouse smoothing
  1. Open console by pressing ~.
  2. Type in m_smoothing 1 to enable mouse smoothing.
  3. Type in m_smooth X, where X is an integer number of samples used for mouse smoothing.

Audio settings

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, music, sound effects and voice volume can be adjusted separately.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Background and font size can be adjusted.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Latin American Spanish

Network

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play

Issues fixed

Forced Temporal Anti Aliasing with no direct setting to disable it

Open DOOMEternalConfig.cfg in %user%/Saved Games/id Software/DOOMEternal/base, add the line r_antialiasing 0 at the very bottom, and save.

"No physical devices" error when starting up the game

(Laptops only!) Make sure to have the laptop configured to use dedicated graphics for applications, instead of integrated ones (as last resort action - disable integrated GPU in device manager)[9]

Game crashes on launch when using AMD Ryzen CPU or Nvidia GPU

Update BIOS[7]

Game crashes before loading to menu

Update GPU drivers[7]
If using two AMD GPUs, plug both monitors into the primary GPU[7]
Disable Reshade's Global Vulkan Hook (assuming it was ever installed)[10]

Game crashes upon playing when using AMD Ryzen CPU or Nvidia RTX GPU

Lower graphics details to High, until AMD releases a fix.[7]

Game loads to a black screen when launching in full-screen mode

Update GPU drivers[7]
Add DOOMEternalx64vk.exe to exceptions in your antivirus software (including Windows Defender!).[7][12]
Disable one of GPUs if running SLI configuration[13]
If using Occulus VR goggles, unplug them[14]

Various mid-level crashes

Verify game's files.[4]

Some areas of the screen are obscured by large numbers of black particles

Disable Depth of Field[7]

Various performance issues

Update GPU drivers[7]
Use V-sync option other than adaptive and if that doesn't help - disable Vsync entirely.[4]
Disable Steam Overlay (alternatively other overlays as well)[7][15][4]

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Vulkan
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Bink Video 2.7s

Decensor Doom 1 and Doom 2

Doom Eternal includes censored WADs of Doom and Doom 2, similarly to the Doom 3: BFG Edition versions.[citation needed]
Add the original wad files manually.[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\base\classicwads\.
  2. Copy the original DOOM.WAD and DOOM2.WAD files into the folder and overwrite when prompted.

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5 3.3 GHz
AMD Ryzen 3 3.1 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 50 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050Ti/GTX 1060/GTX 1650
AMD Radeon R9 280/R9 290/RX 470
4 GB of VRAM
A 64-bit operating system is required.
The minimum requirements are for 1080p at 60 FPS with Low quality settings. The recommended requirements are for 1080p at 60 FPS with High quality settings.
The game requires a CPU with SSE4.2 instructions.[16]

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/782330/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (782330) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Bethesda Gear Store - DOOM Eternal Collector's Edition - last accessed on 2019-06-12
    "The PC Version of the game will come with a printed code and the code is redeemable on Bethesda.net."
  2. DOOM Eternal on Steam - last accessed on 2020-03-03
    "Requires 3rd-Party Account: Bethesda.net (Supports Linking to Steam Account)"
  3. DOOM Eternal delayed to March 20, 2020 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC, later for Switch; DOOM 64 added as pre-order bonus - Gematsu - last accessed on 2019-10-13
    "Additionally, the company announced that DOOM 64 will be available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in addition to the previously announced Switch release, and will be included as a pre-order bonus for DOOM Eternal."
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 Verified by User:Suicide machine on 2020-03-20
  5. 5.0 5.1 DOOM Eternal: How id Tech 7 Is Maximized for Current Tech and Next-Gen - IGN First
  6. 6.0 6.1 DOOM Eternal: Accessibility and UI Customization Walkthrough - IGN First
  7. 7.00 7.01 7.02 7.03 7.04 7.05 7.06 7.07 7.08 7.09 7.10 Bethesda FAQ - last accessed on 2020-03-19
  8. Verified by User:Suicide machine on 2020-03-25
    Since patch #1, when running the game on AMD GPUs, a window pops up warning about it. AMD is reportedly working on the issue.
  9. GPU Driver Error - No Physical Devices - last accessed on 2020-03-20
  10. Game crashes before loading to main menu - last accessed on 2020-03-19
  11. 11.0 11.1 Possible fix for startup errors and stuff - last accessed on 2020-03-20
  12. Doom Eternal won't start up. - last accessed on 2020-03-20
  13. Game stuck in black screen when loading main menu! - last accessed on 2020-03-19
  14. GAME WILL NOT LAUNCH - last accessed on 2020-03-20
  15. Having frame drops to 50 FPS with GTX 1080 on 1080p - last accessed on 2020-03-20
  16. DOOM: Eternal • CS.RIN.RU - Steam Underground Community