Doom Eternal staff “were crunching pretty hard most of last year” to hit the game’s original November 2019 launch date.
Quake and Wolfenstein developer id Software eventually pushed Doom Eternal back to 20th March 2020 – a delay of four months.
“It goes in phases,” executive producer Marty Stratton told VG247 of last year’s overtime. “We’ll have one group of people crunching so the next group of people are teed up properly. As they get done, they may need to crunch a little bit.