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Doom Eternal is still coming to Switch, but only digitally

By Sherif Saed, Friday, 20 November 2020 12:58 GMT

Doom Eternal is still on its way to Nintendo Switch.

The Switch version of Doom Eternal was announced right alongside other platforms, but has yet to actually come out. Earlier this week, GameStop began cancelling pre-orders for the Switch port, leading many to believe it has been cancelled.

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Not the case, apparently, as Bethesda has now confirmed that only the physical version of Doom Eternal on Switch has been cancelled. The game is still on track for release on Nintendo’s console, though only digitally. It also sounds like we’ll be able to play it sooner rather than later.

Bethesda confirmed these details to IGN after news of cancelled pre-orders spooked fans.

“While Doom Eternal is 100% on track for an imminent digital-only release on Nintendo Switch, the absence of a physical release at retail resulted in cancelled pre-orders,” a Bethesda representative told the site.

The publisher did not, however, say when the game will be released. So far, at least, it seems to be on track for 2020, though we’re rapidly running out of days.

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