What you need to know
- Doom and Doom II launched on Xbox One natively many months ago.
- The ports weren't that great and many gamers complained about the lack of features.
- Bethesda says that it's going to add free add-ons and a locked 60 frames per second frame rate.
- You can purchase both games as part of the Doom Slayers Collection on Amazon (opens in new tab).
Updated January 9, 2020: Curated add-ons, 60 FPS support, Quick Save, and more features are now available on all platforms in the latest update for Doom and Doom II.
Many months ago, Doom and Doom II launched on Xbox One many months ago, but they haven't been smooth launches. The performance wasn't that great and they looked a little strange. Luckily, the games are getting more options in an upcoming patch.
According to a report by Eurogamer, the game is getting free add-on content like Final Doom and Sigil, as well as a locked 60 frames per second (FPS) frame rate. You can read an excerpt from the report below.
Bethesda added that the update will also come to Android and iOS devices in addition to Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PlayStation 4. It's great to see that Bethesda is supporting the games after launch. Hopefully, this will turn public opinion around.
Celebrate Doom's 25th anniversary with the rerelease of the original Doom. First released in 1993, Doom introduced millions of players to the fast-paced demon-slaying action the franchise is known for. Relive the birth of the first-person shooter and experience the demon-blasting fun that popularized the genre. This version contains the Episode IV: Thy Flesh Consumed expansion with nine more action-packed levels.
You can also celebrate Doom's 25th anniversary with the rerelease of Doom II. This beloved sequel to the groundbreaking Doom gave players the brutal Super Shotgun to bear against deadlier demons, and the infamous boss, the Icon of Sin. This version of the game contains Master Levels, almost two dozen stages made by the community and developers.
Welcome to Hell
Doom introduced millions of players to the fast-paced demon-slaying action the franchise is known for. If you haven't played it before, get ready to go around tricky levels with overpowered weapons.
Icon of Sin
The best boss ever
Doom II introduced millions of players to the overpowered shotgun. Just like the original, get ready to go around twisted levels with insane weapons. You have to shoot everything in your path.
Return to Hell
Doom Eternal is the next frenetic iteration in the long-running franchise. Set for launch on November 22, the game aims to bring even more fast-paced action to PC and consoles with new enemies, a new story, additional multiplayer modes, and much more.
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Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.
Have they removed the requirement for a Bethesda account? I am holding off buying these until that is removed.
These can be bought greatly discounted on Steam. Zdoom is required for installing Doom. The process is trivial.
"Many months ago, Doom and Doom II launched on Xbox One many months ago, but they haven't been smooth launches. " Many months ago, many months ago, indeed...
Paging the department of redundancy department...
You mean to tell me I can play a thirty year old game at 60 frames per second?! WOW, thanks Bethesda! The future is now!
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