- The iconic Doom franchise has just gone past its 30th anniversary in recent times.
- In commemoration of the occasion, Nvidia is giving away a Doom-themed RTX 4090 GPU.
- The rules for entering are kept simple and revolve around following Nvidia on social signals.
Doom is flat-out one of the pioneers of the first-person shooter genre, having shaped so many FPS games following its initial inception. The franchise just turned 30 this December, so in celebration of the momentous occasion, Nvidia has announced a brand-new Doom-themed giveaway, comprising a GeForce RTX 4090 GPU, whose retail worth is approximated to be somewhere around $1,800.
Fortunately enough, the rules for entering are kept basic, and you don’t even have to make any purchases to kick things off here. Simply follow the instructions provided in the following tweet and that’s about it. The winner will be selected on December 18, so you have until then to register and mark yourself as an eligible entrant. Nvidia has dedicated this web page to announcing the winner when the time comes.
To celebrate DOOM's 30th anniversary we're giving you a chance to win a GeForce RTX 4090 + Custom DOOM backplate!
— NVIDIA GeForce (@NVIDIAGeForce) December 12, 2023
The Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 is nothing short of one beast of a GPU, especially for PC builds with heavy-duty use cases, such as high-level video processing, and gaming. Slap a Doom theme on and it’s quite literally the best gift out there for fans of the franchise. Nvidia says that the ARV (Approximate Retail Value) of the graphics card is $1,789. For reference, the MSRP for the normal variant of the card is $1,599.
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To talk about the event that spurted the giveaway in the first place, Doom’s 30th anniversary remained fantastic for the series’ followers. A developer live stream was held on Bethesda’s official Twitch channel, where the studio introduced a myriad of mid-event giveaways, and announced extra additions to existing classic Doom titles. Furthermore, a crossover between Doom and Quake was highlighted.
Celebrate the games that started it all with DOOM (1993) and DOOM II, now featuring the free SIGIL II Add-on, available on PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, with backwards compatibility on Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5. Keep the party going with the free QDOOM Add-on, available now for Quake on PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, with backwards compatibility on Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5,” reads the official blog post.
The Doom franchise comprises 9 mainline games, with multiple spin-offs in-between the years all those titles have been released. The first Doom came out in 1993, and the latest, titled Doom Eternal, was released for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC on March 20, 2020, with a next-gen patch arriving in 2021 for current-gen consoles.
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