Doom Eternal is a first-person shooter computer game. The game was developed by id Software and published by Bethesda Softworks. The project was announced in 2018 at the E3 exhibition. Doom Eternal was released on Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Google Stadia in March 2020, Nintendo Switch in December, and PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X / S in June 2021. In addition to the main game, two story add-ons were released for sale – The Ancient Gods – Part One and The Ancient Gods – Part Two.
Doom Eternal is part of the Doom series and the direct sequel to the 2016 PC game Doom. As part of the story campaign, the player again takes on the role of the Doom Executioner, and the game takes place two years after the events that took place on Mars. The executioner must stop the Cult of Deag, which, together with the United Aerospace Corporation, which has gone over to the side of Hell, is going to destroy humanity.
The game was warmly received after the announcement and received positive reviews from critics at the time of release – most of the authors of the game publications praised the game for the gameplay and music, but their opinions differed about the sections of levels with platforming and multiplayer. After the release, Eternal became a commercial success: according to the publisher, the game’s revenue in the first week was higher than that of all previous games in the series, the concurrent maximum number of players on the Steam service doubled compared to the previous main game, and the game’s revenue by the end of 2020 according to data various sources amounted to about 450 million dollars.
As in the case of Doom 2016, Hugo Martin acted as the project leader, and produced by Marty Stratton. Mick Gordon again became the composer of the game. Some changes were made to the gameplay compared to the 2016 game: the character’s movement was supplemented with dash mechanics, a pistol was removed from the arsenal, but the Crucible sword, a second type of grenade, a flamethrower and a “bloody blow” were added, and the functionality of a super shotgun was supplemented with a grappling hook. allowing you to be attracted to opponents. Instead of the multiplayer modes usual for the series, Eternal introduces an asymmetric mode for three players, where one of them takes on the role of the Executioner, and the other two take on the role of strong ordinary opponents.
Single user mode
Doom Eternal gameplay. The main character attacks the Doom Hunter.
Doom Eternal is a first person shooter game. The player takes on the role of Doom Slayer, an ancient demon fighter. The game is divided into separate levels, the design of which combines sci-fi and fantasy themes. In addition to the standard mechanics of moving through the level, the player can climb some walls, make dashes to the sides, grapple with opponents with a grappling hook, and so on . The levels also contain various items such as first aid kits, ammo, armor, weapon upgrades and collectibles, which are represented by music from past id Software games and Doom games, virtual collectible figures, cheat codes and various text notes that are dedicated to the in-game the universe of the game. Between completing individual missions, the player can freely explore the hub location, in which he can interact with collected collectibles, unlock rewards, test weapons and new tactics in the training arena, and select a level to replay. As in previous games in the series, before starting the game, the user is given a choice of four difficulty levels .
The game features a wide selection of weapons. Different types of weapons use different types of ammunition. Weapons in the game can be modified: most of the weapons have two switchable active modifications that offer alternative fire modes. In turn, weapon modifications can also be improved through skills . As in the last game in the series, weapons do not require reloading. In addition to firearms, the hero has two types of grenades, which are replenished automatically, as well as a flamethrower, which sets fire to enemies and allows you to get armor from them  . As in the previous part, the chainsaw allows you to kill most ordinary opponents with one blow and get cartridges from them .
The character has reserves of health and armor, which decrease when taking damage. As in Doom 2016, ammo, health and armor can be picked up at levels or obtained by killing opponents: making a spectacular finishing off weakened enemies, the character gains health points by setting fire to armor with a flamethrower.