E3 2016: Doom Unto the Evil DLC adds classic deathmatch and more

id has the wheel of Doom's multiplayer and is bringing the 2016 reboot back to its roots.


Id recently announced that Doom's multiplayer is under its auspices. At Bethesda's BE3 press conference, studio reps confirmed that new SnapMap modes will be added to the game, including a free-for-all (FFA) reminiscent of the 1993 original's innovative deathmatch mode.

Doom: Unto the Evil, the game's first premium expansion, adds three new maps: Offering, Cataclysm, and Ritual. A brand new demon known as the Harvester will also enter the fray.

Other new additions include a gun and equipment, although no specifics were divulged.

Outside of Unto the Evil, a premium expansion, Doom will receive free updates to multiplayer: Hexodus, a CTF mode, and Sector, a territory-holding mode.

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