DOOM Eternal Settings and Accessibility First Impressions

Game previewed on Xbox One. Thank you to Bethesda for providing an early review copy of the game.

Today’s video takes a look at DOOM Eternal and what accessibility options are available in the game. Steve Saylor will show some gameplay, take a look at the settings and give his accessibility first impressions.

If you would like to take a look at what the settings menu looks like, take a look at the photo gallery below. Screenshots taken on the Xbox One S

  • Doom Eternal Accessibility Menu Settings Menu 1 of 2. Options include: In-Game Tips set to ON, Tutorials set to On, Sentinel Armor set to On, Weapon Bob set to On, Environmental Screen Shake set to Off, Colorblind UI Mode set to Protanopia, Aim Assist set to On, Aim Assist Strength set to 1.00, Target Snapping set to On.
  • Doom Eternal Accessibility Settings Menu 2 of 2. Options include: Motion Blur set to On, Colorblind Rendering Mode showing the Protanopia setting, Intensity set at 70%, Strength set at 100%, Contrast set at 80%, Brightness set at 65%, Subtitles set to On, Subtitle Speaker Name set to Always, Subtitle Background set to On, Subtitle Font Size set to Large
  • Doom Eternal Game Settings Menu. Options include: Glory Kill Highlight set to On, Tutorials set to On, In-Game Tips set to On, Sentinel Armor set to ON, Empowered Demons set to On, Photo Mode (Beta) set to Off, Menu Background set to Hell On Earth, Auto-Switch Weapon Empty set to On, Auto-Switch Weapon New set to On, Classic Weapon Pose set to Off, Weapon Bob set to On
  • Doom Eternal UI Settings. Options include: UI Color Profile set to Default (option is greyed out), Menu Confirmation Time set to 0.7, HUD Mode set to Full, HUD Scale set to Large, HUD Opacity set to 100, Crosshair Style set to Full, Presets set to All, Compass set to On, Keycard Stock set to On, Interaction Prompts set to On, Boss Health Bar set to On.
  • Doom Eternal UI Settings Menu Continued 2 of 3. Options include: Objective Markers set to On, Demonic Corruption Meter set to On, Blood Punch Gauge set to On, Active Runes set to On, Dash set to On, Weapon Info set to On, Health/Armor Info set to On, Equipment Info set to On, Powerups set to On, Extra Lives set to On.
  • Doom Eternal UI Settings Menu Continued 3 of 3. Options include: Center Notifications set to On, Side Notifications set to On, In-Menu Notifications set to On, Update Notifications set to On, Weapon Refill Numbers set to On, Health/Armor Pickups set to On, Doom Level Increase set to On, Mission Challenges set to On, Speakers set to On, Colorblind UI Mode set to Protanopia.
  • Doom Eternal Controls Settings Menu. Options include: Horizontal Sensitivity set to 50, Vertical Sensitivity set to 32, Invert Look set to Off, Customize Slayer Controller, Customize Demon Controller, Vibration set to Off, Aim Assist set to On, Aim Assist Strength set to 1.00, Target Snapping set to On, Look Smoothing set to 90.
  • Doom Eternal Slayer Controller Layot. Layout is set to Default. There is an image of an Xbox One Controller. The button mapped layout is: Weapon Mod is set to LT, Equipment Launcher is set to LB, Move is set to the Left Thumbstick, Switch Weapon Mod is set to Up D-Pad, Switch Equipment is set to Left D-Pad, Crucible is set to Right D-Pad, Pause Menu is set to the right options button, Look is set to Right Thumbstick, Melee/Glory Kill is set to RS, Jump is set to A, Dash is set to B, Chainsaw is set to X, Flame Belch is set to Y, Switch Weapon / Weapon Wheel (Hold) is set to RB, Fire Weapon is set to RT.
  • Doom Eternal Slayer Controller Layot. Layout is set to Classic. There is an image of an Xbox One Controller. The button mapped layout is: Weapon Mod is set to LT, Flame Belch is set to LB, Move is set to the Left Thumbstick, Switch Weapon Mod is set to Up D-Pad, Switch Equipment is set to Left D-Pad, Crucible is set to Right D-Pad, Pause Menu is set to the right options button, Look is set to Right Thumbstick, Melee/Glory Kill is set to RS, Jump is set to A, Dash is set to B, Chainsaw is set to X, Switch Weapon / Weapon Wheel (Hold) is set to Y, Equipment Launcher is set to RB, Fire Weapon is set to RT.
  • Doom Eternal Slayer Controller Layot. Layout is set to Knuckles. There is an image of an Xbox One Controller. The button mapped layout is: Weapon Mod is set to LT, Equipment Launcher is set to LB, Move is set to the Left Thumbstick, Switch Weapon Mod is set to Up D-Pad, Switch Equipment is set to Left D-Pad, Crucible is set to Right D-Pad, Flame Belch is set to Down D-Pad, Pause Menu is set to the right options button, Look is set to Right Thumbstick, Jump is set to A, Dash is set to B, Chainsaw is set to X, Switch Weapon / Weapon Wheel (Hold) is set to Y, Melee/Glory Kill is set to RB, Fire Weapon is set to RT.
  • Doom Eternal Slayer Controller Layot. Layout is set to Mirrored. There is an image of an Xbox One Controller. The button mapped layout is: Fire Weapon is set to LT, Switch Weapon / Weapon Wheel (Hold) is set to LB, Look is set to Left Thumbstick, Melee / glory Kill is set to LS, Switch Weapon Mod is set to Up D-Pad, Switch Equipment is set to Left D-Pad, Crucible is set to Right D-Pad, Paus Menu is set to the right options button, Move is set to Right Thumbstick, Jump is set to A, Dash is set to B, Chainsaw is set to X, Flame Belch is set to Y, Equipment Launcher is set to RB and Weapon Mod is set to RT.
  • Doom Eternal Slayer Controller Layot. Layout is set to Tactical. There is an image of an Xbox One Controller. The button mapped layout is: Weapon Mod is set to LT, Jump is set to LB, Move is set to the Left Thumbstick, Switch Weapon Mod is set to Up D-Pad, Switch Equipment is set to Left D-Pad, Crucible is set to Right D-Pad, Pause Menu is set to the right options button, Look is set to Right Thumbstick, Equipment Launcher is set to RS, Melee/Glory Kill is set to A, Dash is set to B, Chainsaw is set to X, Flame Belch is set to Y, Switch Weapon / Weapon Wheel (Hold) is set to RB, Fire Weapon is set to RT.
  • Doom Eternal Slayer Controller Layot. Layout is set to Custom. If you push RS you can edit the layout. There is an image of an Xbox One Controller. The button mapped layout is: Weapon Mod is set to LT, Equipment Launcher is set to LB, Move is set to the Left Thumbstick, Switch Weapon Mod is set to Up D-Pad, Switch Equipment is set to Left D-Pad, Crucible is set to Right D-Pad, Pause Menu is set to the right options button, Look is set to Right Thumbstick, Melee / Glory Kill is set to RS, Jump is set to A, Dash is set to B, Chainsaw is set to X, Flame Belch is set to Y, Switch Weapon / Weapon Wheel (Hold) is set to RB, Fire Weapon is set to RT.
  • Doom Eternal Slayer Controller Layot. Layout is set to Custom. This Menu allows you to remap controls. There is an image of an Xbox One Controller. The button mapped layout is: Weapon Mod is set to LT, Equipment Launcher is set to LB, Move is set to the Left Thumbstick, Switch Weapon Mod is set to Up D-Pad, Switch Equipment is set to Left D-Pad, Crucible is set to Right D-Pad, Pause Menu is set to the right options button, Look is set to Right Thumbstick, Melee / Glory Kill is set to RS, Jump is set to A, Dash is set to B, Chainsaw is set to X, Flame Belch is set to Y, Switch Weapon / Weapon Wheel (Hold) is set to RB, Fire Weapon is set to RT.
  • Doom Eternal Video Settings Menu. Options include: Field of View set to 90, Motion Blur set to ON, Gamma, Chromatic Aberation set to On, Film Grain set to 25, Colorblind Rendering Mode set to Protanopia, Intensity set to 70, Strength set to 100, Contrast set to 80, Brightness set to 65.
  • Doom Eternal Audio Settings Menu 1 of 2. Options include: Master Volume set to 100, Muisc Volume set to 100, Sound Effects Volume set to 100, Voice Volume set to 100, Audio Mix Options set to Headphones, Slayer Pain Grunst set to On, Opponent Hit Notification Sound set to Arcade, Subtitles set to On, Subtitle Speaker Name set to Always, Subtitle Background set to On, Subtitle Font Size set to Large.
  • Doom Eternal Audio Settings Menu 2 of 2. Options include: Enable Voice Chat set to On, Voice Chat Volume set to 100.

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Steve Saylor is a Toronto-based podcaster, radio host, Blind Gamer, YouTuber, Twitch Streamer, Graphic Designer, Content Creator and College Professor all while being blind! Starting in 2015, his entertaining YouTube series “Blind Gamer” fuses humour with his passion for playing video games. In just a few short years he is considered a thought leader on accessibility in gaming and an advocate for developers to push video game accessibility forward. Steve is the top Blind Gamer in Canada and has worked with prominent clients in the video game industry.