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DOOM Eternal: The Ancient Gods - Part Two Nintendo Switch Release Details FAQ & Known Issues

  • Aug 26, 2021
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  • By: Bethesda Softworks

When can I download DOOM Eternal: The Ancient Gods - Part Two on Nintendo Switch?

DOOM Eternal: The Ancient Gods - Part Two will be available on August 26

Where can I buy DOOM Eternal: The Ancient Gods - Part Two on Nintendo Switch?

Directly from the Nintendo Switch eShop or via direct digital codes from select retailers

How much storage is required on Nintendo Switch?

With the launch of DOOM Eternal: The Ancient Gods - Part Two on August 26, all Nintendo Switch owners of DOOM Eternal or The Ancient Gods – Part One will need at least 29GB of storage available. Storage requirements may change

Is a Memory Card required to install the title?

A microSD card (sold separately) with free storage space of minimum 11 GB is required to download this game, plus 18 GB on the system memory. Storage requirements may change.

Can I keep playing DOOM Eternal without downloading the latest patch?

Yes, players with an existing install will be prompted to patch but can bypass this update and continue to access offline features, including the campaign. Access to online features such as BATTLEMODE will require players to install the patch

Why isn’t the DOOM Eternal patch installing?

If the Switch displays an error indicating that save data or media need to be archived to install the patch, cancel the patch install and restart it. The system will then correctly install the patch to the microSD card

What languages are supported?

The following languages are supported:

Text and Voice:

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • German
  • Spanish (Spain)
  • Spanish (Mexico)
  • Brazilian-Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Japanese

Text Only:

  • Simplified Chinese
  • Traditional Chinese/Korean – Text only

Are there any unique controls for DOOM Eternal on Nintendo Switch?

DOOM Eternal has optional gyroscopic controls that can be tuned and turned ON/OFF in the main menu and are compatible with the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite

Does DOOM Eternal on Nintendo Switch have multiplayer?

Yes, BATTLEMODE (included in all versions of DOOM Eternal) is a 2 versus 1 multiplayer experience that pits a fully-armed DOOM Slayer against two player-controlled demons, fighting it out in a best-of-five round match of intense first-person combat

Does this update include any BATTLEMODE balance changes?

Yes, this update brings the Nintendo Switch BATTLEMODE balance up to date with the latest console balance changes found here.


Known Issues - The Ancient Gods - Part Two (Campaign)

  • Issue: Rarely, the Tyrant fails to spawn in the Hanger arena of Immora, resulting in players being unable to complete the encounter

Resolution: Reload from last checkpoint to attempt to get the Tyrant to spawn in correctly. This issue will be fixed in an upcoming update

  • Issue: No weapon skin is highlighted when scrolling through skins on the weapons tab in the customization menu

Resolution: This issue will be fixed in an upcoming update


Known Issues - DOOM Eternal (Campaign)

  • Issue: ModBot – the Slayer animates for current equipped mod, not for what is acquired, then doesn't switch to new mod

Resolution: This issue will be fixed in an upcoming update. In the interim, manually equip the new mod as a workaround

  • Issue: Specific AI in Mars Core sometimes stop fighting each other and the Slayer after accessing the UAC transmission tower

Resolution: Kill all the AI and progress past the area. This issue will be fixed in an upcoming update

  • Issue: No weapon skin is highlighted when scrolling through skins on the weapons tab in the customization menu

Resolution: This can be resolved by holding down on the d-pad or left stick. This issue will be resolved in a future patch


Known Issues - BATTLEMODE

  • Issue: VFX persist of a playable Demon when killed while under the effects of Team Heal

Resolution: This issue will be fixed in an upcoming update

  • Issue: The Slayer can burn a Chainsaw pip when attempting to use the Chainsaw on a ledge-grabbing demon

Resolution: This issue will be fixed in an upcoming update

  • Issue: The Revenant's lasers may persist in third person after firing a rocket barrage

Resolution: This issue will be fixed in an upcoming update