Gamespot has just made available Doom Eternal, the game was scheduled to release tomorrow, Friday 20, but the retailer has received id Software permission to start selling the game earlier today. According to Gamestop, the sale of the game earlier represents their effort in keeping costumers and employees “a safe amid social distancing protocols”.
Gamestop is trying to avoid having lots of costumers buying Doom Eternal and Animal Crossing: New Horizons, both games where scheduled to be available on March 20. By having Doom Eternal available 24 hours earlier the retail store hopes to avoid contamination of Coronavirus.
To ensure we adhere to CDC-recommended social distancing guidelines, we will be selling DOOM Eternal a day early on Thursday, 3/19 as a safety precaution for our customers and associates. Animal Crossing will release on Friday 3/20 to further help separate the crowds. Gamestop.
Developed by id Software, Doom Eternal is the direct sequel to the award-winning and best-selling Doom (2016). Players will experience “the ultimate combination of speed and power” for a FPS game. Powered by idTech 7 and set to an all-new pulse-pounding soundtrack composed by Mick Gordon, Doom Eternal puts players in control of the Doom Slayer, they will blow apart new and classic demons with powerful weapons in unbelievable and never-before-seen worlds.
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Doom Eternal is only being offered at Gamestop today, but tomorrow, the game will officially release for PS4, Xbox One, and PC. PC players must be aware that the game will need a decent gaming PC in order to require the minimum requirements.
- Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
- OS: 64-bit Windows 7 / 64-Bit Windows 10
- Processor: Intel Core i5 @ 3.3 GHz or better, or AMD Ryzen 3 @ 3.1 GHz or better
- Memory: 8 GB RAM
- Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti (4GB), GTX 1060 (3GB), GTX 1650 (4GB) or AMD Radeon R9 280(3GB), AMD Radeon R9 290 (4GB), RX 470 (4GB)
- Network: Broadband Internet connection
- Storage: 50 GB available space
- Additional Notes: ( 1080p / 60 FPS / Low Quality Settings )