DOOM Eternal

DOOM Eternal Update 2.1 Released, Fixed Campaign, Battlemode, and More

Developer id Software and publisher Bethesda Softworks has released the newest DOOM Eternal update 2.1 addressing some of the known issues in the game.

As seen in the official release notes, there are some minor improvements and game balancing. One of the most notable improvements is the re-enabling of the weapon quick switch feature in both battle mode and campaign mode. The update also improved the network connection and latency, especially in battle mode.

Apart from the improvements, DOOM Eternal update 2.1 also includes bug fixes such as the graphics and game crashing issues. While the fixed some of the issues, the developer revealed the unresolved issues. To know more about this patch, make sure to check the detailed changelog below.

DOOM Eternal Update 2.1 Patch Notes

New Game Improvements

  • Weapon Quick Switch has been enabled again in both Campaign and BATTLEMODE (Thanks again for all of your passionate community feedback!)
  • Made further improvements to networking latency in BATTLEMODE
  • Added the ability for the Mancubus to shoot after starting a double jump in BATTLEMODE
  • Maykr Drones have been added back in to some loadouts in BATTLEMODE bonus loot drops have been removed from headshots against the Maykr Drone in BATTLEMODE

New BATTLEMODE Balance Updates

  • Reduced The Slayer’s Precision Bolt damage in BATTLEMODE against player demons from 400 damage to 300 damage
  • Reduced The Slayer’s starting bullet ammo in BATTLEMODE from 84 bullets to 72 bullets



  • Fixed an issue with the Gladiator failing to drop health while staggered
  • Fixed an issue with the Khan Maykr failing to drop health when Blood Punched
  • Fixed a rare issue where AI became invulnerable after a failed Glory Kill
  • Fixed an issue with Zombies ragdolling incorrectly when killed
  • Fixed Baron of Hell leg animations displaying incorrectly in certain circumstances
  • Fixed a graphics issue with the gibs that display when Glory Killing the Archvile from the front
  • Fixed an issue in Extra Life Mode that caused extra lives to be removed during the Revenant gameplay sequence in Cultist Base
  • Fixed an issue causing notifications for rewards to display repeatedly
  • Fixed an issue where challenges would display on screen for an extended period if another challenge was completed while being displayed


  • Fixed a crash in BATTLEMODE when backing out of a private match
  • Fixed a crash in BATTLEMODE on the Round Upgrade menu
  • Fixed an issue in BATTLEMODE where selecting a demon simultaneously would display podiums incorrectly
  • Fixed an issue in BATTLEMODE where the Marauder’s wolf didn’t always deal damage and explode when attacking The Slayer
  • Fixed an issue in BATTLEMODE with the Damage Report displaying incorrect damage numbers
  • Fixed an issue in BATTLEMODE that would cause health/ammo loot visuals to persist when Loot Block was used while the slayer was chainsawing AI
  • Fixed several descriptions for BATTLEMODE Round Upgrades to more accurately reflect current functionality
  • Fixed an issue in BATTLEMODE where level progress would sometimes display incorrectly to other players in the lobby


  • Fixed an issue in BATTLEMODE that would cause the title to crash when loading into a match with HDR enabled on some graphics cards
  • Fixed a rare crash when the Archvile teleported while the BFG was equipped in BATTLEMODE
  • Fixed an issue in BATTLEMODE where enemy hit sound effects would revert to default after installing a new game patch

Known Issues

  • Demon Players may fall through the floor at round start in BATTLEMODE in rare circumstances (Players are teleported back into the map after the countdown timer ends or if a new round begins)
  • Demon Players may observe a dark screen in BATTLEMODE persisting during the countdown timer on the Torment map
  • The Demon Player HUD only displays the first two digits of the cooldown timer for instant resurrect and team heal
  • Unlock notifications for event and series unlock content only display when entering the Rewards menu or when restarting the title