Id Software, developer of Doom Eternal, announced that the game’s planned multiplayer mode Invasion has been cancelled. In a letter shared with the game’s community on Twitter, executive producer Marty Stratton said that “the unforeseen consequences of the pandemic and remote working have impacted the development progress of the game. this supplement.” Instead, the development team will be working on a new single-player mode.
An important update on the development of DOOM Eternal from Software Executive Producer id Marty Stratton. pic.twitter.com/RPfhek2crI
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Id Software has succeeded with Doom Eternalpost-launch content so far. After an early promise that the game would not include microtransactions, the developers released a two-part DLC series titled Ancient Gods. The team just released a bunch of fidelity updates for the next-gen console and a new major level on June 29, after E3.
In addition to these updates, Id has planned to release an updated free content that adds Invasion along with the game’s existing multiplayer.
The statement claims that multiplayer “enjoys the range of gameplay and combat available in the expansions and main levels,” which has encouraged the development team to focus on creating a single player mode. new. Id will also work on updates to existing Battlemode, including a new rank-based structure, balance updates, and new maps.
Initial fan reaction seemed to be mixed, with some fans mourning the loss of the new multiplayer mode while others celebrated the return of the crowd mode. Stratton ended the statement by saying that more information about both the mob mode and the Battlemode updates will be available at QuakeCon 2021, which takes place virtually from August 19 to 21.