DOOM Updates Include Unto the Evil, Double XP Weekend

DOOM - Gamers Heroes
DOOM – Gamers Heroes
Itching for more of the demon-blasting romp that is DOOM? iD Software has a number of new things planned in the not-too-distant future.

The first of DOOM’s new update is Update 2, a free DLC pack coming out on July 29. Among the new features is the option to use a classic center-screen gun placement, a campaign photo mode for composing and capturing in-game screenshots, sky window props for SnapMap, and other quality-of-life improvements. You can view a video detailing these changes below.

DOOM – Update 2 Content

There will also have a double XP weekend for DOOM’s multiplayer content, running from 5:00pm BST, and ending at 5:00pm BST on August 1st.

Finally, the multiplayer expansion Unto the Evil is due out worldwide on August 5. Included is the following:

· Three new multiplayer maps: Offering, Cataclysm, and Ritual
· A new player-controlled demon: Harvester
· A new weapon: UAC EMG Pistol
· New equipment: Kinetic Mine
· New ways to customize your DOOM Marine, including additional armor sets, patterns, colors, and taunts
· New hack modules

Source: Press Release

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