DOOM 3 BFG Edition Gets Release Date
3 weeks after being announced, Bethesda has confirmed that their upcoming HD makeover of DOOM 3, DOOM 3: BFG Edition, will be available in North America on October 16, 2012. It will drop 3 days later in Europe. DOOM 3: BFG Edition features versions of DOOM 3 and the Resurrection of Evil add-on pack, plus seven new levels of content entitled ‘The Lost Mission’, which includes a new weapon, the armor-mounted flashlight. In addition, the BFG edition will include Doom and Doom 2, bringing the full original trilogy to the current generation for the first time.
So yes, it is indeed beginning to look like October and November is going to be a crowded time for gamers. Best start saving now because we’ll all be broke come Christmas. Also, just a thought: Could Rockstar hurry up and confirm or deny GTA V rumors? Thanks.
Here’s the DOOM 3: BFG Edition trailer ID Software released a few weeks back:
And because we love you, here’s the full press release:
We’re pleased to announce that DOOM® 3 BFG Edition is slated for release in North America on October 16, 2012 and throughout Europe on October 19, 2012. DOOM 3 BFG Edition will feature re-mastered versions of both DOOM® 3 and the Resurrection of Evil® add-on pack, as well seven new levels of content entitled ‘The Lost Mission.’ DOOM 3 BFG Edition will be available in North America on PC for $29.99 and on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 for $39.99.
Re-mastered for both Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, DOOM 3 and it’s expansion pack offer enhanced visuals further immersing you in the demonic world like never before. DOOM 3, Resurrection of Evil, and ‘The Lost Mission’ have been optimized in 3D, featuring 5.1 surround sound, Xbox 360 Achievements, PlayStation 3 trophies, improved rendering and lighting, and a new check point save system allowing for smoother progression through the game. id Software has fine-tuned the controls to bring the intensity of the DOOM single and multiplayer experience to the consoles, and DOOM 3 now features the new armor-mounted flashlight, allowing players to illuminate dark corners and blast enemies at the same time.
DOOM 3 BFG Edition will also include the original DOOM® and DOOM® II games, making it the definitive collection of the genre-defining games developed by id Software, the pioneers of the first-person shooter genre.
DOOM 3 BFG Edition has not yet been rated by the ESRB. For more information please visit www.facebook.com/Doom.