Doom Eternal update 6.66 brings Horde Mode, new master levels, and more

Oct 31, 2021, 7:56 PM EDT
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Doom Eternal Update 6.66 Brings Horde Mode, New Master Levels, and More
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Bethesda Softworks releases update 6.66 to Doom Eternal which new Horde Mode for players to sink their teeth into, two Master Levels and a new arena, a playable demon, and streak-based Ranking System for Battlemode, and much more.


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Horde Mode

Slayers undertake a fast-paced, arcade-style challenge in Doom Eternal‘s Horde Mode, dispatching demons with speed, precision, and just a touch of flare. Every time you enter Horde Mode, you’ll start with the Combat Shotgun and all available and upgraded perks, runes, and mods.


As you progress through three levels teeming with demons, you’ll collect an arsenal and rack up scores. To significantly boost your score, keep an eye out for bounty demons, which drop a massive point reward when defeated in record time! Continue to face the horde and compete for higher and better scores, earning over seven new skins for Doom Eternal and demonstrating who is the finest Slayer in Horde Mode’s leaderboards!

Duke It Out Online in Battlemode 2.0

Take your abilities to the arena against actual players in Doom Eternal‘s 2v1 Battlemode 2.0 experience, which has been updated with a streak-based Ranking System that takes into consideration your victory streaks to locate, worthy opponents, to duel with.

Battlemode 2.0 also has a seasonal leaderboard, which awards incentives to players based on their progress at the end of each season. Not only that but Update 6.66 introduces Stronghold, a new arena to battle in, as well as the terrifying Dread Knight as an all-new playable demon!


With over a year of optimizations, balancing, and latency improvements since launch, Update 6.66 is a perfect moment for Battlemode veterans and newbies alike to get into Doom Eternal with friends and check out its thrilling multiplayer experience!

Face a Remixed Challenge in Two New Master Levels

Update 6.66 adds two new Master Levels to Horde Mode and Battlemode 2.0 as if Horde Mode and Battlemode 2.0 weren’t enough demon-slaying actions! These single-player challenges remix levels from Doom Eternal‘s award-winning campaign to provide gamers with a fresh fighting experience that will put their slaughtering abilities to the test!

Players can now begin exploring the new Mars Core and The World Spear Master Levels, completing a significant content drop for Doom Eternal in Update 6.66. (Note: To play the World Spear Master Level, you must have the campaign expansion DLC The Ancient Gods – Part Two installed.)


Update 6.66 also includes a number of fixes and improvements for players to enjoy. There’s no better time to tell Hell that the only thing it fears…is you, with high scores to pursue in Horde Mode, a new and enhanced Battlemode 2.0, and additional Master Levels to dig into. All patch notes for all platforms can be found here.

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