Doom Eternal Might Be Getting Official Mod Support Soon

However, there has yet to be an official announcement, and the speculation should be taken with a grain of salt.

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  • Doom Eternal might be getting official mod support soon, as suggested by the game’s SteamDB history.
  • The title’s recent update history shows several references that might hint at upcoming mod support.
  • However, all this is just speculation as of now and should be taken with a grain of salt.

Doom Eternal might be getting official mod support, as suggested by the title’s SteamDB update history. The Reddit user u/TheOnlyChemo spotted the recent changes mentioned in Doom Eternal’s update history that reference an executable titled DOOMModPortal.exe, which have made people wonder if id Software is going to add official mod support to the game. 

Doom Eternal's recent update history.
Doom Eternal’s recent update history.

Besides the executable, the change history also showed a few added descriptions that mentioned “Launch modPortal,” suggesting that the game is going to do something about mods in the near future. Note that Doom Eternal’s 4th anniversary is also coming on March 20, and it’s possible we might get to hear an announcement then.

A glimpse of Doom Eternal's gameplay.
A glimpse of Doom Eternal’s gameplay.

Doom Eternal Already Has Tons Of Excellent Mods

Developed by id Software and published by Bethesda, Doom Eternal launched on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on March 20, 2020, and later on other platforms. Even without official mod support, Doom Eternal’s mods have been downloaded over a million times on NexusMods, a popular modding site.

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Despite being incredibly iconic, it has been a while since Doom Eternal launched, and its sequel might be half a decade away as well. However, if Bethesda were to add official mod support to the title, it would keep the game fresh for a few more years as the fans wait for a sequel.

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