PSA: Doom Open Beta Starts Today on PS4, Xbox One, PC

Check out id Software's new shooter before launch through an open beta all weekend long.

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Now Playing: DOOM - Open Beta Trailer

Following a closed beta test earlier this year, an open beta for id Software's new shooter Doom is now available across PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. You can grab it via these links:

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Beta players will get to try Doom's team deathmatch and Warpath modes on the Heatwave and Infernal maps. You can learn more about these through GameSpot's previous coverage: maps, modes.

Here is a full rundown of what's included in the Doom beta, as written by id Software:

  • Maps: Heatwave and Infernal
  • Game Modes: 6v6 Team Deathmatch and Warpath
  • Demon: Revenant
  • Weapons: Rocket Launcher, Plasma Rifle, Super Shotgun, Vortex Rifle, Static Rifle, Heavy Assault Rifle, and Lightning Gun
  • Power Weapons: Gauss Cannon
  • Equipment: Frag Grenade, Personal Teleporter, Siphon Grenade

For more on the open beta, you can watch the video above or read a detailed FAQ here. The trial period ends on April 17 across all platforms, though it's not clear exactly what time that day it will come to a close.

Doom is slated for a May 13 release date. In other news about the game, Bethesda recently announced the game's post-launch DLC, which will include more maps, weapons, items, and customization options.

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