There’s a disturbing rumor floating about regarding the future of Id Software’s Doom 4. Kotaku reports that an insider has contacted them with some bad news. Their source claims that a “company wide” meeting at id Software was held and it was decided that Doom 4 will be postponed indefinitely.
Additionally, the source continued to state that this decision came to fruition because of various issues and mixed reviews related to Id’s latest game RAGE, which resulted in “a serious lack of confidence in the project management at id”. Is Doom 4 really Doomed? Fortunately, as it stands, this is a rumor. Hopefully, someone at Zenimax or ID can clear things up for everyone soon.
It’s time for another rumor to be smashed. It turns out that Doom 4 is not indefinitely postponed. Pete Hines, VP of PR and marketing at Bethesda stated that Kotaku’s report was “complete bollocks.” He then continued with a more comprehensive explanation:
Re: DOOM 4 rumor, games are done when they are done and no title under development at id has been postponed – indefinitely or otherwise.