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DOOM Eternal's free Next-Gen update is available now on Xbox Series X|S, PS5 and PC!

DOOM Eternal's free Next-Gen update is available now on Xbox Series X|S, PS5 and PC!

Published: Wednesday, June 30, 2021Tagged: Gaming, Windows 10, Xbox DLC, Xbox One, Xbox One X, Xbox Series, Xbox Store,

DOOM Eternal’s (@DOOM) next-gen upgrades are out today for Xbox Series X|S and PS5. Experience next-gen optimization for DOOM Eternal with the release of the game's free next-gen upgrade. Update 6 features ray-tracing support, 4K 60 and 120fps modes, a new Master Level to test your skills, and more!

DOOM Eternal's free Next-Gen update is available now!

Today's update (Update 6) optimizes DOOM Eternal for next-gen machines, offering improved visuals, increased performance and support for ray-tracing, or 4K resolution at 60 frames per second, or an optional 120 FPS mode.

Additionally, any DOOM Eternal product purchased on Xbox One or PlayStation 4 is eligible for a free next gen upgrade on the same console family. The next gen versions are also available for direct digital purchase from next gen platforms on the (Xbox) Microsoft Store and the PlayStation Store. Additionally, free upgrades are available to Xbox Game Pass members who have the Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S.

Next Gen Update Features Breakdown

These next gen versions bring the following upgrades to each respective platform, achieving new performance and graphical fidelity not yet experienced on any DOOM console version:

Xbox Series X

  • Three New Graphics Modes

o Ray Tracing Mode running at 1800p/60 FPS

o Performance Mode running at 1800p/120 FPS

o Balanced Mode running at 4K/60 FPS

  • HDR 10 in any Graphics Mode
  • Ultra-Quality Style Graphics Settings
  • Cross-Gen BATTLEMODE support with XBox One
  • Variable Refresh Rate
  • Variable Rate Shading

Xbox Series S

  • Two New Graphics Modes

o Performance Mode running at 1080p/120 FPS

o Balanced Mode running at 1440p/60 FPS

  • HDR 10 in any Graphics Mode
  • Cross-Gen BATTLEMODE support with XBox One
  • Variable Refresh Rate
  • Variable Rate Shading
  • NOTE: Ray Tracing Mode is not available on Xbox Series S

PlayStation 5

  • Three New Graphics Modes

o Ray Tracing Mode running at 1800p/60 FPS

o Performance Mode running at 1584p/120 FPS

o Balanced Mode running at 4K/60 FPS

  • HDR 10 in any Graphics Mode
  • Ultra-Quality Style Graphics Settings
  • Cross-Gen BATTLEMODE support with PlayStation 4
  • DualSense adaptive trigger support

PC

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

NOTE: All resolutions listed above have dynamic resolution scaling enabled. Compatible monitor required for Graphics Modes and HDR. Performance Mode requires a 120hz compatible display. Balanced & Performance Modes not available with Ray Tracing. All resolutions listed require a compatible display.

The free next-gen update for DOOM Eternal is available today on Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5. DOOM Eternal is also available on Xbox One, PS4, PC, Stadia and Nintendo Switch.

For additional details head on over to the official Bethesda blog.


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