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Watch Doom Eternal running on Google Stadia

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Id Software announced during today's Google conference at GDC that Doom Eternal will be released on the Stadia cloud-based platform, with support for 4K resolution and 60 fps. Nothing was shown on stage but id's Marty Stratton said during his presentation that it would be on display on the GDC floor later in the day. Now it is, and we got a look. 

That promised 4K res doesn't show up in this mobile-captured footage—sorry about that—but it's running well, and I'm pretty sure it'll look a lot better when you're not seeing it through Bo's phone. The level design looks wild, and I like the music, too. It's definitely Doom, and if Google can deliver this level of performance over Stadia (plus decent visuals, obviously) to a wider, and more widely-distributed, audience, it just might be on to something. 

Doom Eternal doesn't have a release date, but we're hoping that it's not too far away: Sometime next year, or perhaps even late in this one. You can find out everything else we know about it 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.