Just lately, Doom Everlasting’s inventive director stated that there is a sturdy risk that id Software program could add a feminine Slayer to the sequence.
Throughout an official Twitch stream, the inventive director of Doom Eternal stated that including a feminine protagonist to the sequence was one thing that the builders at id Software program had mentioned. Nevertheless, Hugo Martin stated that the studio determined that they’d love to do it in a manner that will have an precise impact on gameplay, slightly than merely reskinning the sport’s Doom Slayer protagonist to be a girl.
“Tonally, in relation to designing the motion, you consider, ‘if The Slayer is a Ferrari, then what would a feminine Slayer be? What would a Medieval slayer be?’” Martin stated, according to VGC. “How would that have an effect on issues and what kind of analogies would you draw from that to permit it to affect the expertise? It positively can be cool.”
Whereas a controllable feminine character can be a brand new function within the Doom sequence, it would not be a primary for id Software program’s video games. Pioneering multiplayer shooter Quake 3 allowed gamers to regulate a wide range of girls characters, together with Crash, a feminine marine that educated the Doom Marine again in his navy days.
In different Doom Everlasting information, the sport’s second DLC pack nonetheless hasn’t been launched, however hints from id appear to recommend that it needs to be popping out within the subsequent few weeks. The sport’s first DLC pack, Historic Gods Half 1, released back in October 2020 to principally optimistic evaluations, with our reviewer Andrew King saying that it reveals the “greatest and worst” of Everlasting’s traits. A current patch added a new master level to the sport.