E3 2016: Doom's First DLC Detailed, Doom VR Version Revealed

By Mike Sousa on June 13, 2016, 10:22AM EDT
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We got to see a lot of Doom at Bethesda's press conference, including new details about the upcoming premium DLC, the announcement of a VR version of the game, and more.

Starting with the downloadable content, the first major DLC pack is called "Unto The Evil". It will bring with it new multiplayer maps, a new playable demon called the Harvester as well as a new gun and armor.

Doom's multiplayer will soon also be getting new game modes, including Exodus and Sectos, modes that are similar to Capture the Flag and King of the Hill, respectively. New free-for-all modes, including deathmatch, are also coming to the game.

The game's SnapMap tool is getting a few additions, including new construction models, a new Hell visual theme, as well as new props, weapons and other items. A new logic options that will help enable "true single-player experiences" will also be introduced.

Bethesda also announced that a playable demo of Doom will be available for a limited time on PS4, Xbox One and PC. Available only this week, the demo gives players access to the game's opening mission.

Finally, Bethesda announced a VR version of DOOM, with support for the HTC Vive.

The "Unto The Evil" DLC pack will be priced at $14.99/£11.99/€14.99. Alternatively, players can purchase the Season Pass, which gives access to all post-launch content, for $39.99/£29.99/€39.99.

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