The gates of Hell are open and demons are swarming the earth for the open beta of DOOM, April 15-17.

The open beta requires no pre-order code, so everyone can log in and download it on their consoles or PC and play Team Deathmatch and Warpath on the Heatwave and Infernal maps. These are just a fraction of the maps and playable modes that will be available in the full game on May 13.

In more recent videos, we were shown the multiplayer maps, modes, and power-ups DOOM brings to the table. You better watch them again if you want to be ready for the mayhem of the open beta.

Apart from the open beta, Bethesda has announced it will support both the game’s multiplayer mode and user creation mode, SnapMap with free content updates. The SnapMap updates will include map modules, props and objects, additional features and functionality, AI enhancements, editing tools enhancements and more. Multiplayer will also receive new content in the form of new game modes.

In addition to the free support and content, DOOM will have three premium multiplayer DLC packs after launch, which will give you a number of new maps, hack modules, playable demons, weapons and more.

The first DLC will drop this summer and give you access to:

  • Three new maps
  • One new weapon
  • One new playable demon
  • One new armor set
  • One new piece of equipment
  • New hack modules and taunts
  • New customization colors and patterns

Each DLC pack will cost $14.99 / £11.99 / €14.99, or you can get them all in the Season Pass for $39.99 / £29.99 / €39.99. DOOM will be released on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on May 13.

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