While it’s a fact that Doom 4 never technically made it to release, a new concept trailer it shows us what the title would have looked like had it finally been released. It should be noted that this Doom 4 finally ended up evolving into Doom (2016).
As part of a development with great changes and in constant evolution, the first results of Doom 4 They were very different and had a different aspect. which was quite different from his final style. The video in question, which reflects the concept of Doom 4 developed back in 2012, was shared by Danny Keys, editor and multimedia artist at id Software.
This is how Doom 4 could have looked, its appearance is quite different from that of the final game
Doom 4 had been in development for a long time, specifically since before 2012. Doom 3 had its technical release in 2004, and at id Software they weren’t sure how to approach a sequel, and how to continue a supposed adventure that would have to follow the steps of Doom 3. Hence we see that Doom 4 It looks much darker than the previous installments.
Aesthetically there is quite a significant difference, remembering even at times the original Dead Space. If we compare it with the final version that was released to the public in 2012, it is obvious that the differences in style and setting are quite notable.
It is curious to see how id Software was working on Doom 4 and the direction of the study decided to make the decision to drastically change his plans and finally offer us the acclaimed installment of Doom (2016), which is more colorful and achieved great support from critics and the gaming community. Who knows, we may one day see more of this never-finished Doom 4.