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Doom, Doom II and Doom 3 out for Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One and smartphones

Buy the classics again for your new devices.


The first three games are out for consoles and mobile. 

id Software

QuakeCon, the three-day gaming conference dedicated to id Software's game Quake, is underway in Dallas. This year's conference is dedicated to id's Doom series, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary. The QuakeCon keynote, called the "Year of Doom," showed new footage of the upcoming Doom Eternal. But before the reveal, the company announced that Doom, Doom II and Doom 3 will head to current gen consoles and mobile devices. Fans took issue with an additional login needed to play the games, but publisher Bethesda said it will change the requirements in the future. 

Marty Stratton and Hugo Martin from id Software took the stage at QuakeCon on Friday to reveal that the first three Doom games were available for the PS4, Xbox One and the Nintendo Switch. Doom and Doom II can also be purchased for Android and iOS devices via their respective app stores. The first two games are both priced at $4.99 each, while Doom 3 is $9.99. Doom and Doom II include four-player death-match and four-player cooperative multiplayer modes. 

The Nintendo UK store partially spoiled the surprise when the three Doom games showed up on the site Friday morning, according to Nintendolife. Doom, Doom II and Doom 3 were available on the site for a short period of time but were removed soon after. 

Fans of the series quickly took to the respective stores and found a little snag in their fun. The games require a login to play. 

Bethesda responded to the outcry when it tweeted Saturday that the required login would be removed via a future update. It said the inclusion of the BethesdaNet sign-in was for the Slayers Club, which the publisher set up for the release of the upcoming Doom Eternal. 

On Thursday, Au. 15, Bethesda tweeted out it has made the update the re-release of Doom and Doom II to remove the required login. 

Originally published on July 26, 8:47 a.m. PT.
Update, 10:23 a.m. PT:
Adds release details. Update, July 27: Adds Bethesda tweet. Aug. 16: Adds update from Bethesda. 

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