Rob Gronkowski, iJustine Will Reveal New Doom Footage in Livestream Event

Day of Doom.


Bethesda has announced a new livestream event for Doom, which it's calling a "first of its kind" tournament in which pro athletes will team up with YouTube personalities for a silly showdown.

The participants include NFL players Rob Gronkowski, Antonio Brown, and Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson, as well as soccer star Thierry Henry. Their partners from YouTube fame include iJustine and SSSniperWolf, as well as Adam Kovic and Michael Jones from Rooster Teeth.

They will compete in a 6v6, single-elimination tournament that will be streamed live on YouTube Gaming. The event event is called Day of Doom, and viewers can look forward to checking out "never-before-seen gameplay" from Doom's upcoming beta during the show.

The event kicks off on Tuesday, March 29, starting at 3 PM PST / 6 PM EST. Here are the teams:

  • Antonio Brown + Justine Ezarik (iJustine
  • Thierry Henry + Alia Shelesh (SSSniperWolf)
  • Rob Gronkowski + Michael Jones (Achievement Hunter)
  • Chad "OchoCinco" Johnson + Adam Kovic (Funhaus)

As announced earlier, the closed multiplayer beta for Doom will run March 31 through April 3. Players who pr-ordered Wolfenstein: The New Order and redeemed their beta code will have access to the closed beta period, while you can also go to GameStop to get a free code. It remains to be seen if there are other ways to get in. More information about Doom's multiplayer beta can be found on the official website.

Doom is slated for a May 13 release date. Developer id Software recently held a competition allowing fans to vote for a reverse sleeve cover design--check out the winning art design here.

In other Doom news, id Software recently announced all of the game's multiplayer modes and maps.

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