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DOOM ships with nine multiplayer maps, see them in a new trailer

Before its inevitable DLC trickles into your home console or PC, DOOM will come packaged with nine multiplayer maps. Bethesda proudly shows them all off in a brand new trailer, highlighting several universal similarities between them.

To help speed up the matches, and not to mention make them feel like a classic arena shooter, developer id Sofware loaded up on teleporters, bouncing platforms, and other forms of transportation designed to increase the chaos of a deathmatch or team-deathmatch battle. Maps also come loaded with instant death obstacles like lava and bottomless pits.

Each map has its own unique characteristics that Bethesda spells out in the list below.

  • Excavation: A modest-sized UAC mining outpost. Watch out for the rock grinder!
  • Infernal: A mid-sized Hell map with both interior and exterior elements. Lots of platforms and chasms, along with teleporters.
  • Chasm: This massive map takes you deep below the polar ice caps of Mars. A great place to play Freeze Tag.
  • Disposal: This smaller map is the main waste processing facility for the UAC research and residential complexes. Unsurprisingly, it’s full of radioactive slime.
  • Helix: This is where they experiment on demons and develop advanced weaponry. Which, naturally, makes it perfect for a quick round of Clan Arena.
  • Perdition: Disjointed and sadistic, this ancient arena is populated by the agonized moans of unfortunate souls who have suffered within its realm.
  • Sacrilegious: Set within a fracture of Hell, this map offers clear lines of sight. Move fast… or die faster.
  • Heatwave: An industrial UAC facility with glistening halls that will soon be slicked with human (and demon) blood.
  • Beneath: Before being beamed to Earth, the energies of Hell are harnessed in this symmetrical and cavernous location.

DOOM launches on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on May 13.

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Ron Duwell

Ron has been living it up in Japan for the last decade, and he has no intention of leaving this technical wonderland any time soon. When he's not...Ron has been living it up in Japan for the last decade, and he has no intention of leaving this technical wonderland any time soon. When he's not...


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