Doom Eternal Patch 6.66 Revision Adds New Accessibility Features


After losing the main replace 6.66 closing 12 months in time for Halloween, Doom Everlasting is constant with smaller updates, this time concentrated on accessibility and quality-of-life. The brand new replace is the second one revision for model 6.66, and provides each text-to-speech and speech-to-text functions, in addition to a brand new distinction filter out.

With quite a few new choices being added, the accessibility menu will pop up the primary time avid gamers load into Doom Everlasting after putting in Replace 6.66 Rev 2, prompting them to test their present settings.

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The newly added choices come with a text-to-speech mode that can convert textual content entered into the participant chat right into a synthesized voice. Gamers have quite a few choices to pick out from in terms of the voice profile, and will take a look at all of them out within the accessibility menu. Messages despatched with text-to-speech will likely be audible to all avid gamers whilst in Battlemode 2.0 lobbies, however all the way through fits will most effective be audible to Demon teammates. Incoming text-to-speech could also be to be had, permitting incoming participant messages to be learn out in a simulated voice.

Doom Everlasting has additionally added this option the wrong way, permitting customers to ship messages within the chat window the usage of speech-to-text. When a participant is sending messages the usage of speech-to-text, they are going to seem yellow within the chat window, and can most effective be visual to Demon teammates. Gamers too can choose to activate Chat Translation, which is able to robotically translate messages on supply if the receiving participant has their device set to another language.

The opposite new accessibility characteristic is the distinction filter out, which permits avid gamers to keep an eye on the rate at which the display screen brightness can trade. This option, when became on, will also be extremely custom designed, with the menu permitting avid gamers to tweak sliders in response to each “In step with-pixel Brightness Speed” and “Fullscreen Brightness Speed.”

The patch additionally comprises quite a few different high quality of lifestyles adjustments, which will also be learn within the patch notes under. Transfer avid gamers should wait just a little longer for the brand new replace, with Replace 6.66 Rev 2 arriving for that platform “at a later date.”

New Accessibility Options

Textual content-to-Speech (Chat)

  • There are more than one speech profiles to make a choice from. You'll cycle during the speech profile alternatives to audition them earlier than deciding on one
  • The outgoing textual content message will seem yellow within the chat window when it's been transformed to speech
  • Textual content-to-Speech conversions are despatched in the similar language they're created with
  • Transformed textual content chat messages are audible to all avid gamers in BATTLEMODE 2.0 lobbies and most effective audible to Demon teammates all the way through fits

Speech-to-Textual content (Chat)

  • Incoming Speech-to-Textual content messages seem yellow within the BATTLEMODE 2.0 foyer chat window and are most effective visual to Demon teammates all the way through fits
  • Except Chat Translation is enabled, Speech-to-Textual content chat messages are delivered within the authentic language

Incoming Textual content to Speech

  • Permits a simulated voice to learn aloud textual content chat messages incoming from the opposite avid gamers

Outgoing Textual content to Speech

  • Permits a simulated voice to learn aloud the participant's outgoing textual content chat to the opposite avid gamers

Chat Translation

  • When enabled, incoming textual content chat messages are translated into the similar language the receiving participant’s device is about to. This capability applies to plain and Speech-to-Textual content incoming textual content chat messages

Distinction Clear out

This feature reduces the rate at which display screen brightness can trade inside the sport. It may be fine-tuned with the next sliders when enabled:

  • In step with-pixel Brightness Speed: Limits how swiftly the brightness of every pixel can trade, corresponding to all the way through explosions or intense struggle sequences
  • Fullscreen Brightness Speed: Limits how temporarily the typical brightness can trade for the entire display screen when it adjustments swiftly

UI Textual content Distinction Updates

  • Some Menu UI parts had been altered to enhance clarity

Further High quality of Lifestyles Enhancements for All Platforms

Common Gameplay

  • The Struggle Shotgun Complete Auto mod wind down animation can now be interrupted by way of melee enter

Marketing campaign

  • An instructional pop-up with struggle pointers will now seem in the event you die whilst combating a Marauder (this most effective occurs as soon as in keeping with save sport)
  • Cacodemon motion velocity has been lowered on I’m Too Younger to Die and Harm Me Lots issue

Horde Mode

  • Added a notification impact when achieving a brand new Medal at the Horde Rating HUD part (see above)
  • Added method to cover the HUD in Horde Mode (see ON/OFF under)
  • Shortened length of end-of-round collection

Steadiness Adjustments for All Platforms


  • Armor won has been lowered when flame belching a participant demon from 30 to ten


  • Diminished the cooldown between Dashes from 250ms to 50ms
  • Refuel of Jet Pack now happens after the usage of Rocket Barrage


  • Higher Lake of Fireplace radius by way of 30%
  • Higher Lake of Fireplace injury from 6 injury in keeping with tick to ten injury in keeping with tick
  • Diminished Lake of Fireplace length from 5 seconds to two seconds
  • Relatively higher the Lake of Fireplace’s vertical dimension
  • Higher injury of Fireball with Fireplace Specialist improve from 27 to 32

Chat Widget

  • We up to date the On-line Chat Window to now be out there from the HUD when in a BATTLEMODE 2.0 fit. It was once prior to now required to pause the sport to get entry to the Chat Window inside a fit

Steadiness Adjustments for Consoles Best


  • Slayer Loss Forgiveness quantity has been higher from 3 to 4

Computer virus Fixes for All Platforms

Common Gameplay

  • Mounted a trojan horse wherein finishing the Argentas Paladi milestone would now not release the Sentinel Podium. Because of everyone for his or her fantastic persistence with this one!
  • Resolved the problem the place the Ember Slayer’s flame results weren't exhibiting accurately in cinematics

Marketing campaign

DOOM Everlasting

  • Resolved a subject matter wherein leaping vertically from a coffin wall on the similar time it drops would lead to residual phantom collision and fail to reset the coffin wall
  • Mounted a trojan horse the place a DOOM Hunter may just erroneously injury the Slayer whilst faltered inside melee vary

The Historic Gods – Section One

  • Resolved factor wherein the “Smash the Father’s Lifestyles Sphere” challenge function and the Blood Swamps Codex access would disappear after (Blood Swamps) challenge reset

The Historic Gods – Section Two

  • Resolved a subject matter the place expanding to Nightmare from a decrease issue after which finishing it incorrectly confirmed Nightmare because the Easiest Problem Performed within the Challenge Choose menu


  • Mounted a subject matter the place the Codex access would now not release after finishing the academic for the playable Dread Knight Demon

Horde Mode

  • Resolved trojan horse the place the “DOOMguy in a Field” icon would now not release upon finishing the “Reinvent the Weapon Wheel” milestone
  • Mounted trojan horse wherein the Horde Spherical development map seemed white if enjoying with the Demon UI colour profile decided on
  • Mounted a subject matter wherein “10,000 Issues” would from time to time show as a substitute of “Problem Bonus” at the General Rating tab after finishing all of Horde Mode

Grasp Ranges

DOOM Everlasting

  • Mounted a trojan horse that unintentionally got rid of the Soul Sphere and the Crucible from the Mars Core Grasp Degree in Vintage Mode
  • Resolved factor the place the Complete Auto Struggle Shotgun mod was once now not usable in the event you interrupt its pickup animation with the Plasma Rifle provided within the Mars Core Grasp Degree

The Historic Gods – Section Two

  • Mounted a trojan horse wherein chickening out of the higher cottage within the village front in International Spear Grasp Degree after killing the Marauder would motive non-functional demonic gates to linger and save you enemies on tips on how to the cathedral from spawning

Computer virus Repair for PC Best

  • Mounted a crash that would happen when biking guns within the ultimate room of the Marauder (playable Demon) educational

Computer virus Repair for PlayStation 5 Best

Horde Mode

  • Mounted a trojan horse wherein the Arcade Slayer customization pores and skin would now not seem at the intro and victory podiums in Horde Mode

Identified Problems for All Platforms


  • Speech-to-Textual content transcription isn't supported all the way through load monitors
  • Colorblind settings most effective practice to the Person Interface – they don't elevate over into in-world sport parts

Identified Problems for PC Best


  • Default key mapping to get entry to the Chat Window isn't constant in all menus

Common Gameplay

  • Alt-Tabbing all the way through load monitors and menu transitions might motive the sport to freeze. To keep away from this factor, don't Alt-Tab all the way through load monitors and menu transitions

Identified Factor for PlayStation 5 Best


  • Speech profiles are most effective audible during the DualSense controller speaker

Further Notes for PC Best

  • Customers with above spec Intel GPUs can play DOOM Everlasting with motive force model Please touch Intel buyer beef up to record and graphical anomalies

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