Days of DOOM are nigh
A celebrity 6v6 tournament of DOOM will be livestreamed on March 29th.
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DAY OF DOOM is a first of its kind, live-streamed DOOM tournament that pairs professional athletes with YouTube stars for an unforgettable multiplayer DOOM showdown. Kicking off on March 29 at 3 pm PT, Rob Gronkowski, Antonio Brown, Chad ‘Ochocinco' Johnson, and Thierry Henry will team up with iJustine, SSSniperWolf and Rooster Teeth's Adam Kovic and Michael Jones in a 6v6, single-elimination tournament being streamed live on YouTube Gaming. The DAY OF DOOM tournament will be the first live stream of DOOM's competitive multiplayer, featuring never-before-seen gameplay from DOOM's upcoming Closed Beta.
Streamed live on Rooster Teeth's YouTube Gaming channel (gaming.youtube.com/roosterteeth) on March 29 beginning at 3 pm PT, the four teams, captained by those listed below, will compete in a bracket-style, winner-take-all tournament to determine the ultimate DAY OF DOOM Champions. Fans can also follow along on social media using the #FightLikeHell hashtag.
• Antonio Brown + Justine Ezarik (iJustine)
Fans will also have a chance to experience DOOM's competitive multiplayer during the Closed Beta that will run from March 31 through April 3 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. For more information about the Closed Beta and to determine eligibility, please visit doom.com/beta.
"We're thrilled to bring together some of the world's greatest athletes with popular gaming YouTube stars for DAY of DOOM - the ultimate DOOM multiplayer tournament," said Pete Hines, VP of Marketing and Public Relations at Bethesda Softworks. "It's the perfect way to kick off DOOM's Multiplayer Closed Beta weekend."
DOOM is under development at id Software, the studio that pioneered the first-person shooter genre and invented multiplayer Deathmatch. Relentless demons, impossibly destructive guns, and fast, fluid movement provide the foundation for intense, first-person combat - whether you're obliterating demon hordes through the depths of Hell in the single-player campaign, or competing against your friends in numerous multiplayer modes. Expand your gameplay experience using DOOM SnapMap game editor to easily create, play, and share your content with the world. DOOM will be available for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC on May 13.