Doom 3 BFG Coming to the PS3
Bethesda just announced that id Software’s classic Doom will be coming to the PS3. Doom 3 BFG Edition will be released this Fall, and will include Doom 3, the Resurrection of Evil add-on pack, both of which have been completely re-mastered, as well as seven new levels entitled â€˜The Lost Mission.â€™ Also included will be Doom and Doom 2!! It has also been updated to offer 3D for those that want it.
Check out the full press release after the jump!
May 30, 2012 (Rockville, MD) â€“ Bethesda SoftworksÂ®, a ZeniMaxÂ® Media company, today announced that DOOM 3 BFG Edition will be available this Fall and features DOOMÂ® 3 and the Resurrection of EvilÂ® add-on pack, both of which have been completely re-mastered. The package also includes hours of new content â€“ seven new levels entitled â€˜The Lost Mission.â€™ DOOM 3 BFG Edition is slated for release for the Xbox 360Â® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PC and PlayStationÂ® 3 â€“ marking the first time any DOOM game has ever appeared on the PlayStationÂ® 3.
Re-mastered for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, this genre defining game and its expansion pack offers greatly enhanced graphics, deeply immersing the player in the demonic world of this terrifying horror masterpiece. Players will also experience a never-before-seen single-player story, â€˜The Lost Mission,â€™ featuring seven heart-pounding levels that will once again have them on the edge of their seats.
DOOM 3, Resurrection of Evil, and â€˜The Lost Missionâ€™ 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. idÂ® 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.
â€œDOOM 3 was enthusiastically embraced by gamers worldwide at its release,â€ said John Carmack, Technical Director at id Software. â€œToday, the full experience has been enhanced and extended to be better than ever, and is delivered across all the platforms with a silky smooth frame rate and highly responsive controls. New support for 3D TVs, monitors, and head mounted displays also allows players to experience the game with more depth than ever before. We think shooter fans everywhere will love it.â€
As a special bonus, DOOM 3 BFG Edition will also include the original DOOMÂ® and DOOMÂ® 2 games, making it the definitive collection of the revolutionary games developed by id Software, the studio that pioneered the first-person shooter genre.
Source: Press Release