DOOM: Eternal Rips and Tears Franchise Sales Record

DOOM: Eternal hits over 100,000 concurrent players on Steam, doubling DOOM 2016’s players.

id Software’s long-awaited sequel to DOOM 2016, DOOM: Eternal, has been a surefire hit for publisher Bethesda Softworks who announced today that the game has broken the franchise record for opening weekend sales, doubling the launch revenue of its predecessor.

DOOM: Eternal earned the top spot for the best-selling game on Steam for the week with over 100,000 concurrent players on Valve’s digital distribution service.

“We want to thank our millions of fans for their enthusiastic support of this amazing title,” said Ron Seger, SVP of Global Sales at Bethesda Softworks in a press release distributed this morning. “Despite thousands of retail stores closing, we are pleased so many fans have been able to enjoy DOOM Eternal.”

In case you missed it, you can find the game’s launch trailer below:

DOOM: Eternal is now available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

Have you been diving into this hugely anticipated FPS over the past week? If so, do you think the game lives up to the massive hype its garnered since its release? Sound off in the comments below and let us know.

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