Bethesda explains the 'F' in Doom VFR

Bethesda announced Doom VFR at its pre-E3 press as a VR shooter for the Vive and PlayStation VR, set for release later this year. But there was something obviously odd about the title. It's virtual reality Doom, so... what's the "F?" 

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In retrospect, I suppose that makes perfect sense. 

For those of you unfamiliar with what the "F" in "BFG" stands for, BioWare's Mike Laidlaw explained.

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And now you know.

Bethesda didn't reveal any more details about Doom VFR at E3, but it's available for pre-purchase now on Steam for $30/£20/€30. We've also got a handy round-up of all the games we did see at E3 right here.

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.