Free Doom Demo Extended, Here's How to Play It Right Now

More time with Doom.

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Last Sunday night, Bethesda released a free demo for Doom that lets players check out the shooter's first level. It was only supposed to be available the week of E3, but now, developer id Software has announced that it's being extended, though it's unclear for how long.

Whatever the case, you can grab the demo right now for your platform of choice using the links below.

The free Doom demo is for the game's campaign only; there is no multiplayer.

Doom was released in May to a great deal of acclaim for its single-player mode. The multiplayer mode has faced some criticism, and at E3, Bethesda announced a number of new features are coming for Doom's multiplayer in the form of free updates and a paid DLC pack.

Executive producer Marty Stratton told GameSpot at E3 that id Software is considering adding a Rocket League Rocket Labs-like "experimental" playlist whereby new modes and features can be tested before they are rolled out publicly. As for more single-player content, Stratton also told us that id Software has "a couple things" in the pipeline that will be announced "shortly."

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Free Demo is a tautology.

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Skip the demo and just BUY THIS GAME!!! It's worth it

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I downloaded it but didn't enjoy it.

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Downloaded it, but wasn't my cup of tea. I'm definitely not saying it's a bad game, just not for me. It's always nice seeing a demo of a game though. I'll pick it up for five bucks in a couple of years on a Steam sale.

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Need more single player. Id toss us a DLC..please

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already got this on PS4 and runs good, guess I can see if my PC can run it now, glad to see demos coming back, missed those. Too many bad purchases not knowing the game play

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I don't understand why this is an exception to the rule these days. ALL games should have playable demos. I don't want to throw my money away anymore without playing only to be disappointed after making a purchase.

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@JSein456: Game developers did a study and found out demos hurt sales. They don't want to throw their money away either. But, at least you understand now.

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@JSein456: I agree. I stopped preordering years ago. But you still have the fools that fall for the hype then preorder only to be let down. Then they go and blame the devs for a crappy game when they should be blaming themselves.

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Ooh, I like free. That's my favourite price. Now, let's see if I can run it.

*checks the Can You Run It site*

Aw man. =/

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Its only one level. Why have a time limit?

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Just buy it. Doom is fantastic.

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