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Doom open beta launching next week

The Doom open beta will launch on April 15.

Bethesda confirmed in a blog post that players will be able to compete in the open beta from April 15-17 on PS4, Xbox One and PC, with pre-load starting April 12.

In the beta there will be two maps, two modes, one demon and seven weapons available, all as was playable in the closed beta.

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This will be a chance for fans to get a sneak peek of what’s to come in the full multiplayer experience when Doom launches on May 13.

Bethesda also went into detail regarding post-launch plans for the game. There will be three DLC packs, each costing £11.99/$14.99. The first will launch this summer and include three new multiplayer maps, a new weapon, a new playable demon, one new armour set, one new piece of equipment and a bunch of new hack modules and taunts. Fans who want to get all three packs can grab a Season Pass for £29.99/$39.99.

Doom arrives on PS4, Xbox One and PC on May 13.

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