Doom 3: BFG Edition

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Doom 3: BFG Edition
Doom 3 BFG Edition Cover.png
Release dates
October 18, 2012
Doom 3: BFG Edition at Steam Charts
Doom 3: BFG Edition at SteamDB
 Doom 3: BFG Edition at Wikipedia
Doom 1993
Doom II: Hell on Earth 1994
Master Levels for Doom II
Final Doom 1996
Doom 3 2004
Doom 3: Resurrection of Evil
Doom 3: BFG Edition 2012

Key points

Advantage Includes Doom 1 and 2 along with their respective expansions
Disadvantage Doom 1 and 2 are censored and contain unique IWADS
Disadvantage Mods for the original Doom 3 are not compatible with the BFG Edition and vice versa.
Disadvantage This is a console port, therefore there are not many video options

General information

More information Steam Community Discussions
More information Steam Users' Forums for Doom series
More information Differences between Doom 3 and Doom 3 BFG Edition


Source(s) Store unlock Notes
GamersGate Steamicon.png
Steam Steamicon.png
Information All versions require Steam.

Content of DOOM 3 BFG[edit]

DOOM 3 BFG includes:

No Rest for the Living
DOOM 3 Ressurection of Evil
DOOM 3 The Lost Mission

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Fix Skip intro videos[1]Link

  1. Navigate to <path-to-game>\base\video
  2. Rename/delete/move loadvideo.bik

Linux/Mac/Windows 64 bit Suppport[edit]

RBDOOM-3 adds Linux and Mac support as well as soft shadows. Requires the Steam Release of Doom 3 BFG Edition

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\id Software\DOOM 3 BFG\base\

Save game data location[edit]

Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\id Software\DOOM 3 BFG\base\savegame\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud Impossible
GameSave Manager Native

Video settings[edit]

Graphical settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution Native WSGF WS Gold.svg
Multi-monitor Native WSGF MM Silver.svg Few glitches.
Ultra-widescreen Native WSGF UW Gold.svg
Field of view (FOV) Native Added in patch
Windowed Impossible
Borderless fullscreen windowed Unknown
Anisotropic filtering (AF) Native
Anti-aliasing (AA) Native x16 on nVidia, 8x on AMD and Intel
Vertical sync (Vsync) Native Includes 2 types: Vsync and Smart Vsync.
High frame rate Native No frame rate cap. Only accepts exactly 60Hz or 120Hz refresh rate.[2]

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Native
Mouse acceleration Impossible
Mouse input in menus Native
Mouse Y-axis inversion Native
Controller support Native
Full controller support Native
Controller remapping Native
Controller Y-axis inversion Native

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Native
Surround sound Native 7.1; DOOM 1 & 2 also benefit from surround sound in this bundle.
Subtitles Impossible
Closed captions Impossible
Mute on focus lost Native
EAX support Native


Language UI Audio CC Notes
English Native Native Impossible
French Native Native Impossible
German Native Native Impossible
Italian Native Native Impossible
Japanese Native Native Impossible
Spanish Native Native Impossible

Issues fixed[edit]

OpenGL Startup Fix[edit]

Fix Launch the game with +set r_fullscreen 3 parameter[3]

Game crashes on Loading Screen[edit]

Fix Use old AMD OpenGL driver[4]Link

  1. Download old catalyst 13.1 atioglxx.dll
  2. Drop atioglxx.dll into the game directory where Doom3BFG.exe is located.

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista, 7 Vista, 7 64-bit
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz Dual Core 2.4 GHz Dual Core
System memory (RAM)
3 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
11 GB
Video card (GPU) GeForce 9800 GT
Radeon HD 5750
512 MB of VRAM
GeForce GTX 260
Radeon HD 5850
768 MB of VRAM


  1. Lostie's intro movies fix
  2. New 120Hz Games Report
  3. Fix for the OpenGL issue. Should work for most of you. - Steam community discussions
  4. RADEON (ATI/AMD) graphic card users crashing? Look in here for solution! - Steam community discussions