One of the most significant new features in Apple’s most recent iteration of the MacBook Pro is a Touch Bar that moves a few familiar buttons to a screen at the top of the keyboard. Now, a YouTuber called ‘diffractive – b3ll‘ has made the original Doom game playable in full on the Touch Bar. The aspect ratio isn’t what you are used to but in the video, which you can see below, you can see that the game plays quite smoothly.
The original Doom has been played on various strange devices so it isn’t the biggest surprise. What the video does however, is show that the MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar has the potential to be used in some revolutionary ways. Doom’s user interface is also controlled by the Touch Bar so it is possible that the addition could be used in games coming in the future.
It may not be the best way to play Doom but it is certainly an impressive use of the new technology.