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‘Doom Eternal’ Coming to Google’s New Stadia Service

Id Software’s upcoming action sequel “Doom Eternal” is coming to Google’s new game streaming service called Stadia, the two companies announced during the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday.

Google’s Stadia promises seamless 60 FPS and 1080p gameplay on any device with a Chrome browser, including tablets, phones, laptops, and televisions (via a Chromecast Ultra). All of the game’s information is stored at Google’s data centers, which means there’s no downloading, installing, or patching. That means people can start playing on one device, pause, and resume playing on another. Google recently tested the technology using Ubisoft’s “Assassin’s Creed Odyssey” under the name Project Stream and said it managed to get 60 FPS and 1080p on low-latency internet connections.

When “Doom Eternal” launches on Stadia, it will feature 4K resolution and 60 FPS, id Software said. A playable demo is currently available at GDC.

id Software officially unveiled “Doom Eternal” during the Bethesda Showcase at E3 2018. A follow-up to the 2016 reboot, it features new weapons like the Ballista and Super Shotgun, along with new enemies like Archenemy and Marauder. It will also have a new asymmetrical multiplayer mode called Invasion. Fans will likely hear a lot more about the game during this year’s E3 in June.

While neither “Doom Eternal” or Stadia have an exact launch date, Google said it plans to launch its new service sometime this year.

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