We are getting some new DOOM levels for the original title soon. Co-creator John Romero has announced that a series of new stages and multiplayer are maps are coming at the top of the new year for one of the most influential titles in gaming history. Head below for all the details.
DOOM was rebooted back in 2016 by id Software, but the original title remains popular and playable to this day as part of the Ultimate DOOM package for PC. Mr Romero has now announced a new expansion pack for the original game’s 4th episode (Thy Flesh Consumed) known as Sigil. The release will contain a bunch of new content for gamers and is set to mark the 25th anniversary of the long-running series.
New DOOM Levels Inbound:
More specifically, Sigil will include new DOOM levels in the form of nine single-player story missions alongside an additional nine multiplayer deathmatch maps. That’s a pretty good collection of new content for a game that was released 25 years ago. Oh its all completely free for those that own the base game, unless you want one of the special edition packages.
Sigil Special Editions:
Christopher Lovell, known for his artistic work with metal/rock bands, is designing the $40 standard edition physical copy along with the Beast Box special edition. Both come in an intricately-designed box with a Buckethead soundtrack and a 16GB USB drive made to look like a floppy disk. But if you’re willing to jump up to the $166 Beast Edition, your box will be autographed and also include a pewter statue of Romero’s head on a spike, a Christopher Lovell art print, a Sigil T-shirt, and a special Sigil-themed coin.
Here’s a sweet little video from Bethesda celebrating the 25th anniversary:
The free digital version, along with the Standard Box and Sigil Beats Box Editions are scheduled for release in February 2019. Both physical versions are available for pre-order starting today at Limited Run Games. They are limited to 2 per customer, so you might want to jump on these quick if you’re interested, Otherwise you can get the new game content for free in a few months time.
While you’re waiting for the new DOOM levels, the sequel to the 2016 reboot has been announced by id Software. While there is no direct release date for DOOM Eternal just yet, pre-orders are already live on Amazon and elsewhere. Head over to this morning’s games roundup for all the best deals across every platform.
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