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Doom is a reboot of a 23-year-old franchise that kicked of the first-person shooter craze — some of the most popular games in the blockbuster $99.6 billion global gaming industry — and DLC is a way to keep fans engaged with it. The latest Doom debuted May 13. I considered it to be a first-class reboot of the original.
The DLC will cost $15. Bethesda teased the new action in a video below. Bethesda also said that Doom multiplayer fans will be able to enjoy a Double XP weekend from 12 p.m. Eastern on July 29 to 12 p.m. Eastern on August 1.
The DLC will offer:
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- 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
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