Doom Eternal Joins Xbox Game Pass on October 1

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Hot on the heels of the news that Microsoft has acquired Zenimax Media and Bethesda Softworks, the publisher has announced Doom Eternal is joining their popular Game Pass service.

The latest in the iconic Doom franchise is joining Xbox Game Pass on October 1st for consoles, and sometime later in 2020 for PC. This means Xbox Game Pass subscribers will be able to play the game free on Windows 10 PC’s or on Xbox One and Xbox Series X.

Here’s a brief rundown on the game:

In Doom Eternal, you step into the armor of the Slayer, an unstoppable and unyielding force with a singular mission – Raze Hell and save humanity. Battle demons in an epic single-player campaign that takes you to Earth, to Mars, through Hell, and across dimensions never seen before.

Your arsenal of powerful upgradeable guns, grenades and abilities makes you a force on the battlefield as you blast, stab, and shoot your way through demon hordes. Take what you need to survive – health, armor, and ammo – from your fallen enemies during the heat of battle.

The story doesn’t end when Doom Eternal’s credit roll. Continue seeking your vengeance in Doom Eternal: The Ancient Gods – Part One, launching on October 20 on the Xbox Store. The legions of Hell have razed the heavens, threatening to expand across dimensions. Battle your way to the heart of the threat and decide the fate of the cosmos.

Doom Eternal is available on Windows PC (via Bethesda, and Steam), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Google Stadia, Nintendo Switch, and coming soon to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. In case you missed it, you can find our review here (we recommend it!)

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