DOOM Eternal Will Get Two Single-Player Campaign DLC Expansions
During E3 2019, Bethesda’s presentation saw the release of some DOOM Eternal gameplay footage as well as the unveiling of the game’s collector’s edition. It’s this special edition version of the game that has revealed id Software’s DLC plans for the highly anticipated, upcoming sequel. The collector’s edition states that, as a part of DOOM Eternal’s “Year One” post-launch content, the game will get two expansions to its single-player campaign mode.
Doom Eternal will also add a new multiplayer mode this year where two players will control demons, and a third will play as the Doom Slayer. This asymmetrical PvP mode will require the demon players to think strategically against the overwhelming power of the Doom Slayer. The Demon players can also summon additional demons if they need help.
While there’s no information on what that DLC might look like, the fact that it even exists is pretty exciting. Doom’s 2016 reboot didn’t offer any single-player DLC at all, opting instead to extend the game’s multiplayer with three map and gear packs. We don’t know where developer id Software is planning to take us with these story expansions, but based on what we’ve seen of the game so far, I’m pretty excited.
As well as the DLC, the Deluxe Edition offers the classic weapons sound pack, to really get your nostalgia juices flowing, and a special skin for the Revenant, which kits him out with some pretty impressive trumpets in place of guns.
DOOM Eternal is in development for PS4, Xbox One, PC, Google Stadia, and Nintendo Switch. Barring any delay, it will release on November 22, 2019. For more news and media on the breakneck first-person shooter. Meanwhile, for more on the game itself, here’s an official rundown of its key features:
Slayer Threat Level at Maximum – Gain access to the latest demon-killing tech with the Doom Slayer’s advanced Praetor Suit, including a shoulder-mounted flamethrower and the retractable wrist-mounted Doom Blade. Upgraded guns and mods, such as the Super Shotgun’s new distance-closing Meat Hook attachment, and abilities like the Double Dash make you faster, stronger, and more versatile than ever.
Unholy Trinity – You can’t kill demons when you’re dead, and you can’t stay alive without resources. Take what you need from your enemies: Glory kill for extra health, incinerate for armor, and chainsaw demons to stock up on ammo. These tools are the key to your survival and becoming the ultimate demon-slayer.
A New Class of (Destructible) Demon – Obliterate more demons than ever before, each with unique attacks and abilities. Fan-favorite classics such as the Pain Elemental, Archvile, and Arachnotron make their return, while a horde of totally-new demons join the roster including the Doom Hunter, Marauder, and the Gladiator. Rip apart your favorite demons to the core with Doom Eternal’s “destructible demons” system and take your power fantasy to new levels.
Demonic Invasion Detected – As the Slayer, allow other players to invade your campaign as demons for a dramatic and unpredictable twist anytime you’re playing the campaign. Or be a demon and invade other players’ campaigns either by yourself or with someone else to give the Slayer a true taste of Hell.
Enter Battlemode – Battlemode is the new two-versus-one multiplayer experience built from the ground up at id Software. A fully-armed Doom Slayer faces off against two player-controlled demons, duking it out over three rounds of intense first-person combat. More details coming soon!
Doom Eternal is coming out on November 22 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.