Doom Free Update 5 Released! Includes New Bots, New Mode, And More

8 December 2016 at 02:19 in Gaming News with no comments
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Id Software’s Doom is having another free update. This is the 5th major content release for the game. And it is packed with the top requested features by its players.

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First of all, a new mode is added called the Infernal Run. This is a new competitive multiplayer mode where teams fight to get control of the huge eye which is meant to be a ball. To score, players must bring the eye and throw it into the opponent’s goal. Another fan request is for bots to be a part of Doom Multiplayer. Bots are now available in Team Deathmatch and Deathmatch modes. New Snap modules are also made available as well as a new max level which is Echelon 11. We’ve posted the complete free update 5 release notes below for you.

Free Update 5 Release Notes:


  • New game mode added called Infernal Run.
    • Fight to gain access to the ball and score by throwing it in the opponent’s goal.
  •  Added Bots for Multiplayer.
    • Team Deathmatch and Deathmatch games modes now have bots available.
  • The maximum level cap has been increased to level 50 called Echelon 11.
  • An unlockable perk for achieving the maximum multiplayer level cap is a new DOOM Marine armor called the Praetor Suit.
  • Issue resolved for unusually high shotgun damage for rapid controller input.


  • You are now able to play your DOOM Marine in Praetor Suit Armor.
  • More than 30 Lazarus-Lab-themed modules added.
  • Lazarus-Lab-themed props are also added.
  • Object Limits has been improved.
  • Persistent Integer variables can now be passed between campaign missions.
  • You are now able to save and restore your health, armor, ammo, weapons, equipment, max weapon slots and inventory.
  • Ability to Get and Set Score has been added.
  • The Leaderboard Score can now be accessed in the HUD.
  • New (first-person view) Player Camera Entity has been added.
  • Camera rumble FX and sounds have been added.
  • New player modifiers have been added.
    • Ledge grab time, power-up time, barrel damage, equipment cool down.
  •  Mastery of Plasma Weapon.
  • Single-player Interactables added.
  • HUD now has general single player consistency pass.
  • More POI Options.
    • Show distance, show on compass.
  • Victory and post match summary screens updated.
  • GUI is more interactable and customizable.
  • Animated Echo events added.
  • New FX/hazards added.
  • % encounter complete listener to encounters added.
  •  Removing AI from finished encounters and events can now be done.
  • Removing unspawned AI from AIC can now be done.
  • Ability to turn off bobbing on pickups to place them however you want has been added.
  • Improvements made by the Editor to hide/show types of objects.
  • Disabled snapping of objects to the floor has been improved by the editor.
  • Armor customization and taunts has been added.


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