Get a glimpse of Doom's nine multiplayer maps

Life in Hell.

Doom developer id Software has revealed details about its nine multiplayer maps and released the following trailer teasing each of them.

As we've learned from the movies, lava destroys human, xenomorph and terminator alike. Tom Hanks, however, is immune.

Some maps will include bounce pads, explosive barrels and teleporters. It's worth noting that gunfire won't travel through these.

There will also be hazardous elements like radioactive slime, fire, and plasma - though demons will be immune to all three of these. Lava, however, doesn't discriminate.

The developer provided the following descriptions of its multiplayer maps:

  • Excavation. A modest-sized UAC mining outpost. Watch out for the rock grinder!
  • Infernal. A mid-sized Hell map with both interior and exterior elements. Lots of platforms and chasms, along with teleporters.
  • Chasm. This massive map takes you deep below the polar ice caps of Mars. A great place to play Freeze Tag.
  • Disposal. This smaller map is the main waste processing facility for the UAC research and residential complexes. Unsurprisingly, it's full of radioactive slime.
  • Helix. This is where they experiment on demons and develop advanced weaponry. Which, naturally, makes it perfect for a quick round of Clan Arena.
  • Perdition. Disjointed and sadistic, this ancient arena is populated by the agonized moans of unfortunate souls who have suffered within its realm.
  • Sacrilegious. Set within a fracture of Hell, this map offers clear lines of sight. Move fast... or die faster.
  • Heatwave. An industrial UAC facility with glistening halls that will soon be slicked with human (and demon) blood.
  • Beneath. Before being beamed to Earth, the energies of Hell are harnessed in this symmetrical and cavernous location.

The Doom closed multiplayer beta - available only to those who bought Wolfenstein: The New Order - will be available from 31st March - 3rd April and contain the Heatwave and Infernal maps, along with two modes: Team Deathmatch and Warpath.

Doom will launch on 13th May for PS4, Xbox One and PC.

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