DOOM Eternal’s Free Next-Gen Update is Live Now With Update 6

Update 6 for DOOM Eternal is available today, highlighted by the arrival of a free next-gen console upgrade for all current owners of DOOM Eternal.

This next-gen update includes improved visuals, increased performance, support for ray tracing and 4K resolution at 60 frames per second, and a new 120 FPS mode for console players. Update 6 also includes the new Taras Nabad Master Level as well as a new BATTLEMODE arena, free for all players.

See below for a breakdown of the graphical modes that have now been added for each system along with some footage of DOOM Eternal running on next-gen:

Xbox Series X

  • Three New Graphics Modes
  • Ray Tracing Mode running at 1800p/60 FPS
  • Performance Mode running at 1800p/120 FPS
  • Balanced Mode running at 4K/60 FPS
  • HDR 10 in any Graphics Mode
  • Ultra-Quality Style Graphics Settings
  • Cross-Gen BATTLEMODE support with Xbox One
  • Variable Refresh Rate
  • Variable Rate Shading

Xbox Series S

  • Two New Graphics Modes
  • Performance Mode running at 1080p/120 FPS
  • Balanced Mode running at 1440p/60 FPS
  • HDR 10 in any Graphics Mode
  • Cross-Gen BATTLEMODE support with Xbox One
  • Variable Refresh Rate
  • Variable Rate Shading

**NOTE**: Ray Tracing Mode is not available on Xbox Series S

PlayStation 5

  • Three New Graphics Modes
  • Ray Tracing Mode running at 1800p/60 FPS
  • Performance Mode running at 1584p/120 FPS
  • Balanced Mode running at 4K/60 FPS
  • HDR 10 in any Graphics Mode
  • Ultra-Quality Style Graphics Settings
  • Cross-Gen BATTLEMODE support with PlayStation 4
  • DualSense™ adaptive trigger support

PC

  • Ray Tracing Mode: Availability and performance depends on the player’s PC hardware.

Please note all resolutions listed above have dynamic resolution scaling enabled. Compatible monitor required for Graphics Modes and HDR. Performance Mode requires a 120hz compatible display. Balanced & Performance Modes not available with Ray Tracing. All resolutions listed require a compatible display.

New Master Level: Taras Nabad

Update 6 also includes a new Master Level for players on all systems to take on. The capital of Argent D’Nur, Taras Nabad was once the victim of a major demonic invasion that further cemented the legend of the DOOM Slayer. Now it’s time to return to the city in the Master Level challenge to show those demons that the first time wasn’t a fluke!

New BATTLEMODE Arena & More

DOOM Eternal’s 2v1 BATTLEMODE is also getting some new turf with an all-new arena: Corrosion. Update 6 also features a host of BATTLEMODE improvements, enhancing DOOM Eternal’s multiplayer mode with multiple bandwidth optimizations, bug fixes and a whole host of balance changes.

Written by: MKAU Gaming

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