Oct. 19, 2012 (London, UK) – Bethesda Softworks®, a ZeniMax® Media company, today announced that the DOOM® 3 BFG Edition is now available at retail stores across Europe. The DOOM 3 BFG Edition features enhanced, re-mastered versions of both DOOM® 3 and the Resurrection of Evil® add-on pack, as well as hours of new content, including eight new levels entitled ‘The Lost Mission.’ DOOM 3 BFG Edition is now available in Europe on PC for £19.99/€29.99 and on Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation® 3 computer entertainment system for £29.99/€39.99.
In addition to the terrifying horror found in DOOM 3, players will also experience an unreleased single-player story, ‘The Lost Mission,’ featuring eight heart-pounding single-player levels that once again bring players to the edge of their seats. Fully re-mastered for both Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, DOOM 3 and its expansion pack feature greatly enhanced visuals that will immerse the player in the demonic world of DOOM 3 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.
“Today we’re bringing back id Software’s genre-defining shooter, with the release of DOOM 3 BFG Edition” said Vlatko Andonov, President, Bethesda Softworks. “We are excited for new and existing fans to play the newly enhanced and extended DOOM 3 – and for them to have the opportunity to play the classic DOOM and DOOM 2 games.”
DOOM 3 BFG Edition will also include the classic DOOM® and DOOM® 2 games, making it the definitive collection of the genre-defining games developed by id Software, the pioneers of the first-person shooter genre.
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About id Software
id Software, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, has provided technical, design and artistic leadership as a world-renowned game developer and technology innovator since its founding in 1991. id Software’s iconic brands such as Wolfenstein, DOOM, QUAKE and Enemy Territory have become staples of popular culture for generations of gamers. More information on id Software can be found at www.idsoftware.com.
About Bethesda Softworks
Bethesda Softworks, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, is a premier worldwide publisher of interactive entertainment software. Titles from seven of the world’s top development studios – Bethesda Game Studios, id Software, Arkane Studios, Tango Gameworks, MachineGames Sweden, ZeniMax Online Studios, and Battlecry Studios– are featured under the Bethesda Softworks label and include such blockbuster franchises as DOOM®, QUAKE®, The Elder Scrolls®, Fallout®, Wolfenstein®, RAGE®, and DishonoredTM. For more information on Bethesda Softworks’ products, visit www.bethsoft.com.
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