Details on Doom's Multiplayer Announced

Details on Doom's Multiplayer Announced

Earlier today, live on stage at Bethesda's E3 Press Conference, details were revealed about how players will be spending their time in Doom's multiplayer when the it launches sometime during Autumn in New Zealand next year (Spring in North America) on the Xbox One, Playstation 4, and PC.

Three modes make up the built-in multiplayer options; Domination, Freeze tag, and Clan Arena. Few other details were revealed about the modes themselves, but during a demonstration video, footage was shown of the fast paced action and gore-filled violence displayed in the single-player portion of the game. The demonstration also showed a very special power-up that appears to be unique to the game's multiplayer.

During the footage you see a player controlled space marine run over a glowing power-up floating in the map, which then transformed the player into a demon. In this state, the marine appeared to be able to use a jet pack, hurl fireballs, and viciously attack with their claws.

Only one map was shown off during the conference, a UAC (Union Aerospace Corporation) facility. No word as to whether maps will be set in Hell, but we will keep you informed should we discover more regarding the multiplayer levels.

Interestingly, no mention was made regarding the Doom Beta that was included with copies of Wolfenstein: The New Order last year. Doom is set to launch on the Xbox One, Playstation 4, and PC sometime in New Zealand's Autumn 2016 (Spring 2016 in North America), so we expect to hear more regarding the Beta in the coming weeks and months as we draw closer to the release.


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Comments Comments (8)

Posted by MJK
On Monday 15 Jun 2015 7:01 PM
The multiplayer sounds a bit like quake open arena + unreal
Posted by predatorhunter
On Monday 15 Jun 2015 7:08 PM
i realy hope this works out will be great to get an arena shooter.
Posted by toner
On Monday 15 Jun 2015 7:39 PM
Back to 90's shooters, I can't wait!!!
Posted by Buckchoi
On Tuesday 16 Jun 2015 12:18 AM
Bring on that old school multiplayer gameplay.
Posted by zarr0ch
On Tuesday 16 Jun 2015 12:56 PM
Really hope this is successful, I would be nice to see Doom back on the top of the podium
Posted by optimystical
On Wednesday 17 Jun 2015 1:00 PM
the gore is on point in those trailers and some quake arena style multiplayer that would bring back some great memories haha
Posted by Rocky1986
On Wednesday 17 Jun 2015 8:21 PM
Man what a game Doom was in the day, and its back, brilliant!!!
Posted by tom_nz
On Thursday 18 Jun 2015 4:15 PM
I really hope they do this justice. The gameplay trailer was a bit.... meh.