DOOM Eternal is already off to an unimaginable begin. Over this previous weekend, the brand new entry smashed the franchise’s opening weekend gross sales information. Apparently, id Software’s newest doubled DOOM 2016’s opening weekend income throughout its first few days available on the market.
Publisher Bethesda Softworks introduced the celebratory information in a current press launch. The particulars, nonetheless, don’t embody particular gross sales information, which Bethesda notoriously retains below lock and key for all of its video games. Still, this most positively counts as a formidable feat for the practically 30-year-old sequence. Bethesda Softworks additionally studies that DOOM Eternal rapidly grew to become the best-selling title on Steam for the week, bringing in a complete peak of 100,000 concurrent customers on the platform.
The latest DOOM entry is already being considered top-of-the-line video games this yr, in addition to a possible Game of the Year contender. Our review, particularly, awarded it a 9.5 out of 10, praising the sport’s fight and enjoyable issue. It’s obtained related acclaim throughout the board, seemingly contributing to its meteoric gross sales success in some respect. (Though hype for it was already excessive, we’d wager people being compelled to remain at dwelling amid a pandemic additionally contributed to its gross sales in some ways.)
Though the title is now out within the wild, id Software nonetheless plans to assist DOOM Eternal within the months forward. In reality, the studio intends to roll out more post-launch DLC for this installment than it did for the 2016 launch. As such, gamers ought to anticipate new BATTLEMODE content material within the type of free maps and demons. During QuakeCon 2018, Game Director Marty Stratton teased that id would moreover develop single-player DLC. Little has been stated of such content material since then, nonetheless.
DOOM Eternal is in shops now for the PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One platforms.
[Source: Bethesda Softworks through MP1st]