Doom gets massive update packed with goodies

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If you haven’t picked up Doom yet you should because it’s one of the best shooters of the year. The game has received several free updates since it launched, including free maps and weapons. The latest update could be the best one yet because it comes with some big changes. At 11.9 ‘gigglebytes’ it brings with it bots for multiplayer, a new multiplayer mode called Infernal Run – which is a twist on capture the flag and plenty of other new stuff. Check out the long list of patch notes below for all the changes,


Added new game mode, Infernal Run
Teams fight to obtain the ball and score in the opponent’s goal
Added Bots for multiplayer
Bots are available on original multiplayer maps in Team Deathmatch and Deathmatch game modes
Increased the maximum level cap to Echelon 11, level 50
Added the DOOM Marine Armor (Praetor Suit) as unlockable perk for achieving maximum multiplayer level cap
Resolved an issue where rapid controller input caused unusually high shotgun damage.


You can now play as the DOOM Marine in Praetor Suit Armor
Added over 30 Lazarus Lab–themed modules
Added Lazarus Lab–themed props
Improved Object Limits
Persistent Integer variables that can be passed between missions within a campaign
Save and restore your health/armor/ammo/weapons/equipment/max weapon slots/inventory
Added the ability to Get and Set Score
You can now access the Leaderboard Score in the HUD
Added new (first-person view) Player Camera Entity
Added camera rumble FX and sounds
Added new player modifiers
Ledge grab time, power-up time, barrel damage, equipment cool down
Plasma weapon mastery
Additional single-player Interactables
New single-player styled Objective HUD
Added single-player Compass
General single-player consistency pass on HUD
Added more POI options
Show distance, show on compass
Updated victory and post-match summary screens
More interactable and customizable GUI
Added animated Echo Events
Added new FX/hazards
Added % encounter complete listener to encounters
Ability to remove AI from finished encounters and events
Ability to remove unspawned AI from the AIC
Added ability to turn off bobbing on pickups to place them however you want
Editor improvement to hide/show types of objects
Editor improvement to lock rotation when moving objects
Editor improvement to disable snapping of objects to the floor
Added armor Customizations and Taunts

I for one am excited to jump back into Dooms excellent multiplayer with some bots and enjoy some lag free death match. You should be able to pick up Doom really cheap in the upcoming Steam holiday sale as it has already been discounted heavily in previous sales.




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