Doom Eternal’s second main replace has arrived, bringing with it a brand new map for Battlemode, some ghostly new demon skins, in addition to some new occasions to take part in. You’ll additionally discover the standard record of minor fixes and enhancements, all from a group that’s nonetheless working primarily from house.
The new map that arrives with the patch is known as Torment, and it’s an overgrown, deserted UAC outpost the place the company used to experiment on huge titans. They’re nonetheless imprisoned inside its partitions, however don’t fear an excessive amount of about that – you’ll primarily be involved with staying alive lengthy sufficient to kill the demons or Doom Slayer that’s scorching in your tail. The replace additionally provides the flexibility to create customized units of keybinds for every demon in Battlemode.
Starting June 25 and working to July 2 is the brand new occasion Castle Grayscale. Bethesda and id are calling this a ‘mini-event,’ because it’s fairly quick. On supply throughout this week-long occasion are desaturated skins for the Mancubus and Pain Elemental, in addition to a brand new ‘vintage’ nameplate and a few new profile icons. They’re all black and white, with a sort of Cuphead or Betty Boop vibe happening.
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Castle Grayscale is de facto simply the prelude to the following full-fat occasion, known as Hack to the Future II. That’s set to run July 2-August 6, and it options one other spherical of cool throwback appears for the sport – eight profile icons, three nameplates, a traditional Doom-style podium, and an excellent cool-looking retro grasp assortment for the Revenant.
Doom Eternal’s occasions seem like the battle pass-style seasons you see in different video games, however there’s no move to purchase for these, and also you earn ranks simply by taking part in the sport and incomes expertise factors. It’s fairly easy: you play the sport and sometimes have goodies thrown at you – which, when you consider it, is just about the optimum method to play video games.
The patch additionally will increase the variety of empowered demons you’ll see within the Doom Eternal marketing campaign, and also you’ll not see participant names displayed with the demons – simply the title of the demon kind (and not the demon’s given title, like Ethan the Arch-vile).