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Doom Eternal free upgrade on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S coming end of June

Doom Eternal

The Xbox and Bethesda showcase at E3 revealed that the Doom Eternal free upgrade on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S will be available on June 29th. The upgrade will optimize the highly-acclaimed, hellacious, id Software developed first-person shooter in the following ways for the next-gen systems, with performance modes, balanced modes and ray-tracing options.

Playstation 5

Performance Mode: 1584p at 120 FPS
Balanced Mode: 2160p at 60 FPS
Ray Tracing Mode: 1800p at 60 FPS

Xbox Series X

Performance Mode: 1800p at 120 FPS
Balanced Mode: 2160p at 60 FPS
Ray Tracing Mode: 1800p at 60 FPS

Xbox Series S

Performance Mode: 1080p at 120 FPS
Balanced Mode: 1440p at 60 FPS
Ray Tracing Mode: Not Available

Doom Eternal free upgrade

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To upgrade Doom Eternal from the Xbox One to the Xbox Series X|S, simply start up your Xbox and Microsoft’s Smart Delivery System will automatically update the game once the upgrade becomes available. For those of you with the physical copy of Doom Eternal, the disc will need to be inserted into the Xbox Series X to receive the upgrade and will still be required to play.

To upgrade Doom Eternal on the Playstation 5, download the Doom Eternal free upgrade from the Playstation Store once it becomes available. If you own the physical copy of the game on the Playstation 4, you’ll be required to insert the disc to receive the upgrade and play.

Doom Eternal was originally released for the Playstation 4, Xbox One and PC formats in March 2020. Bethesda revealed that the game doubled the launch revenue of the previous entry, the Doom reboot from 2016. The game was also the best-selling game on Steam during the first week of its launch, with over 100,000 concurrent players during its peak.

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Will you be taking advantage of the Doom Eternal free upgrade on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S on June 29th? Let us know in the comments.

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