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DOOM & DOOM II latest update adds official 16:9 widescreen support & few other features

It appears that Doom and Doom II PC games have just received an official 16:9 widescreen support, which comes as a surprise considering the original Doom was released 27 years ago in 1993. Both of these original Doom games already received a 60FPS update earlier this year. Continue reading DOOM & DOOM II latest update adds official 16:9 widescreen support & few other features

NVIDIA RTX 3080 showcased being faster by 55-70% than the RTX 2080Ti in Doom Eternal

NVIDIA has recently posted a new video highlighting the gaming performance difference between the Geforce RTX 3080 GPU and the RTX 2080 Ti at 4K resolution. They used DOOM ETERNAL which was running in Ultra Nightmare settings, and the RTX 3080 easily outperforms the RTX 2080 Ti by a fair margin. Continue reading NVIDIA RTX 3080 showcased being faster by 55-70% than the RTX 2080Ti in Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal DLC “The Ancient Gods” can be played without owning the base game

It appears that Bethesda is taking a novel approach to Doom Eternal’s upcoming expansion/DLC titled ‘The Ancient Gods’ part one. This single-player expansion will be a completely standalone episode that can be purchased on its own and played without having the base game. Continue reading Doom Eternal DLC “The Ancient Gods” can be played without owning the base game

Doom Eternal can run at 1,000 fps on liquid nitrogen cooled PC, tested with Core i7 9700K & RTX 2080Ti

When DOOM Eternal was in development, Id software’s lead engine programmer said that id Tech 7 engine powering Doom Eternal could run at 1,000 fps, on a powerful enough PC. A team lead by Polish hardware retailer x-kom has now managed to play Doom Eternal at 1000 FPS as part of QuakeCon. Continue reading Doom Eternal can run at 1,000 fps on liquid nitrogen cooled PC, tested with Core i7 9700K & RTX 2080Ti

Quake 2 will be available for free as Bethesda’s QuakeCon 2020 Donations are over $10 million

A few days ago, we informed you about the possibility of Bethesda giving away for free Quake 2 during QuakeCon 2020. Bethesda promised to give away this Quake game once and if the livestream donations during QuakeCon 2020 hit the $10K goal. And we are happy to report that this goal has already been achieved. Continue reading Quake 2 will be available for free as Bethesda’s QuakeCon 2020 Donations are over $10 million

Doom Eternal Update 2.1 released, improves network latency, fixes numerous bugs

id Software has released a brand new patch for Doom Eternal. According to the release notes, Update 2.1 re-enables Weapon Quick Switch in both Campaign and BATTLEMODE. Moreover, this patch makes further improvements to networking latency in BATTLEMODE. Continue reading Doom Eternal Update 2.1 released, improves network latency, fixes numerous bugs