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You'll Soon Be Able to Play Doom on a Robotic Lawn Mower

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remains alive and well, considering we can now add robotic lawnmowers to that list.


In
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, robotic lawnmower company Husqvarna revealed that id Software's 1993 first-person shooter will be playable on its NERA products for a limited time beginning in April. Owners of the lawnmower can sign up now to play it when the software update goes live on April 9. Husqvarna notes that the version its product owners will have access to is the first episode of Doom titled Knee-Deep in the Dead.


Believe it or not, this isn't even the first time Husqvarna's robotic lawnmowers have run Doom. During DramHack Winter last year, Husqvarna partnered with Bethesda to host a
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at the event to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Doom.

There are a few drawbacks to point out: Doom will only be playable for a limited time, with a software update set to remove the game from the supported products on September 9. Additionally, it's only available in select markets, including the U.K., Australia, and Ireland (sorry, U.S. Doom fans).

Caveats aside, it's yet another fun example of an unexpected, everyday product being able to run the legendary shooter. Others have managed to run Doom on
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, and the weirdest one of all:
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