DOOM Deathmatch To Arrive Later This Month Alongside Private Matches; Arcade Mode To Launch Later On

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Sep 9, 2016

Bethesda has announced that DOOM Deathmatch and private matches will finally arrive later this month as part of DOOM’s Free update 3.

These features will be livestreamed on September 13 at 11am PT. The stream will be hosted by Xbox and feature id Software’s Marty Stratton and Hugo Martin. Ahead of the stream, Bethesda has released a trailer that shows the chaos within DOOM Deathmatch.

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Private matches allows players to create private multiplayer matches where the maps and modes can be determined. Players will also be able to adjust settings like the time limit, score limit, or turning demons and power weapon off or on:

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Deathmatch brings free-for-all mayhem to DOOM’s fast-paced multiplayer, and arrives as part of Free Update 3 this month. Private Matches are also coming in that update, allowing you and your friends to create private multiplayer matches where you determine the maps and modes. You’ll also be able to adjust settings like the time limit, score limit, or turning demons and power weapon off or on. Plus, you’ll see a sneak peek of Arcade Mode, an upcoming competitive addition to the game’s critically acclaimed campaign mode, set to arrive in a future free update this fall.

Viewers can also enter for a chance to win a custom UAC Xbox One game console, plus Xbox One copies of DOOM signed by id Software!

When DOOM’s Free update 3 goes live, we’ll update. For now, check out the DOOM Deathmatch trailer. The DOOM reboot was released earlier this year for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. “We’re thrilled to be establishing an all new chapter in the world of  DOOM. We set out to create a game that captures the signature feel of DOOM but is built for a modern gaming audience on cutting-edge technology,” said Marty Stratton, executive producer at id Software upon the game’s release back in May.