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Call of Duty: Warzone - 150P / Free to Play / Cross Platform

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Call of Duty: Warzone is free-to-play and scheduled for release on PlayStation®4,
Xbox One, and PC on March 10


Welcome to Warzone, the new massive combat experience with up to 150 players from the world of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. Explore the immense city of Verdansk and, with two modes to play, experience a large-scale map, drop in, armor up, loot for rewards, and battle your way to the top in this Free-to-Play experience for everyone.

Team up with your friends and drop into a massive Call of Duty: Modern Warfare battleground in a fight for all-out survival. Squads can earn rewards by finding loot, eliminating enemies or completing discoverable Contracts located around the map.

Contracts are scattered throughout the battleground and are available for any squad to pursue. Completing these contracts gives you in-match rewards including weapons, Cash, XP, and more to instantly gain an advantage over other squads. Whether it’s hunting down a specific opponent in a Bounty or dominating an interest point on the map, there are more ways than ever to be the top squad.

Warzone features a signature Modern Warfare® battleground experience with all-new ways to play, including dozens of Weapons complete with attachments, killstreaks, land and air vehicles, 1v1 Gulag battles to earn redeployment, and other innovations to help your team get the upper hand.

A New Way to ‘Battle Royale’
  • In Warzone’s Battle Royale mode, drop into the massive Verdansk world with 150 players in teams of three to loot and fight to be the last squad standing in a colossal firefight
  • In this redefined Battle Royale, players of all skill levels and playstyles will find new ways to play and be rewarded in the survival game mode
  • Players can collect in-match Cash to purchase equipment, Field Upgrades, Killstreaks or Revive Tokens for fallen teammates at Buy Stations located throughout the map to help turn the tide of war
  • Squads can choose to take on Contracts, optional in-match mini-missions located throughout the map that payout in epic in-match rewards upon completion, including rare loot, in-match Cash, XP, and Weapon XP to help squads get the upper hand on the competition
  • If you go down in a match, it doesn’t mean you’re out for the count. In Warzone’s Battle Royale, there are different ways players can earn their way back into the fight:
  • The Gulag is an all-new way to earn a second chance at survival in Battle Royale. Upon being eliminated, players will be taken to the Gulag to face-off against another fallen player in a 1v1 winner-takes-all gunfight, for a chance to redeploy back into the match
  • In addition, players can earn enough in-match Cash to purchase a Self-Revive Kit in order to heal themselves after being downed by an opponent
  • Players can also bring back fallen teammates by earning enough in-match Cash to purchase a Squad Buyback at Buy Stations scattered throughout the map

Introducing a new Warzone game mode: ‘Plunder’
  • Warzone also features the all-new, large-scale combat mode Plunder, where the freedom and gameplay variety of Battle Royale meets fast-paced Call of Duty action
  • In Plunder, teams drop into an action-packed race to collect as much in-match Cash as possible by raiding Supply Boxes, eliminating opponents, completing Contracts or by controlling key Cash deposit locations throughout the map
  • Each player gets unlimited respawns, their own loadout, killstreaks and more, as they employ multiple team strategies to grow and safeguard their collection of in-match Cash.
  • There are a variety of ways to achieve victory, creating nearly endless epic moments and creative possibilities to win this battleground heist

Unified Progression with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  • Call of Duty: Warzone supports crossplay across console and PC and unified progression across Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  • For players that already own the full version of Modern Warfare, all content already earned including Battle Pass items, Operators, weapons and customization items will carry over to Warzone, and all progression earned in Warzone will counts towards overall Modern Warfare progression
  • For players who do not own the full version of Modern Warfare, all progress and items they’ve earned in Warzone will be rewarded in Modern Warfare, should they ever choose to purchase it.
  • In addition, Warzone shares the same Item Shop and Battle Pass System as Modern Warfare.
  • The Battle Pass system allows players to unlock two free new functional weapons, up to 300 COD points, calling cards and more just by playing
  • Those who want to bring their game to a whole new level can purchase the Season Two Battle Pass for 1,000 Call of Duty Points for access to unlock up to 100 tiers of new content, including an instant unlock for iconic Special Forces Operator, Lieutenant Simon “Ghost” Riley

Additional Information
  • Call of Duty: Warzone is free-to-play and available globally on PS4, Xbox One and PC on Tuesday, March 10, 2020
  • Call of Duty: Warzone and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare are developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI) with additional development support from Activision Shanghai, Beenox, High-Moon Studios Software and Sledgehammer Games

Announcement, release information (March 10):
First impressions from press early access:



Leaked before release (March 9):


 
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VertigoOA

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Oh shit, it’s a standalone product.

Don’t care for Modern Warfare at all but in for CoD BR. With BLOPS 4 still hanging around I was wondering what they were going to do with BR to compete.

Great move ditching Modern Warfare for this! I don’t see Apex surviving and awesome to see a BR without cartoon zaniness that’s not BLOPS or PUBG.

Hopefully no hero character nonsense. I want to play my own custom character...
 
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Do I have top download anything if I already have MW?

Does anything carry over from MP? Assume no loadouts
 

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Do I have top download anything if I already have MW?

Does anything carry over from MP? Assume no loadouts

You shouldn't have to, as the files for the mode were within the last major patch of MW, so should be nothing more than opening and quiting the game when it tells you to for the update.

I am not sure but would presume no loadouts will carry over.
 

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Do I have top download anything if I already have MW?

Does anything carry over from MP? Assume no loadouts
Apparently it will have a 35GB download .

Loadouts do carry over, but you only get them via air drops. Everything carries over, skins, gun level, BP level. Apparently.
 
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Oh shit, it’s a standalone product.

Don’t care for Modern Warfare at all but in for CoD BR. With BLOPS 4 still hanging around I was wondering what they were going to do with BR to compete.

Great move ditching Modern Warfare for this! I don’t see Apex surviving and awesome to see a BR without cartoon zaniness that’s not BLOPS or PUBG.

Hopefully no hero character nonsense. I want to play my own custom character...

There's no hero character nonsense in modern warfare so would be surprising if there were here.
 

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I hate this new trio squad only I have a group if 4 we always play together that's why dropped Destiny, Apex and now this
 

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This is exactly what they needed to do with the great BR mode in Black Ops.

When all your competitors are offering ongoing games, with more and more added, polished, and built on, and for free with purchasable cosmetics, binding this stuff to an annual $60 release and starting over every year, just didn’t make sense.
 
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After watching that video, as someone that usually hates BRs, I'm curious. I'll definitely be giving it a shot! Can't say I'll be all about it, but hey, worth a try!
 

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Call me crazy but I much prefer the confined, smaller maps with smaller player counts of MW and the like to this growing trend of massive maps and huge player counts...? Anybody else?

Its BR, not TDM.

Anyway the netcode is gonna be trash, the hitreg on 2v2 is questionable most of the time, now its 150!!!
 
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Absolutely fucking stupid not to have at least 4 man squads and to be honest I was hoping for up to 6 man squads. This is why we didnt play any of the BR's that are trios.

What a blundering mess this whole launch has been.

I have put so many hours into MW it was insane, stopped playing a month ago as I was bored out of my mind(hardcore only player)and was hoping to jump into this with my buddies. Been playing blackout nonstop, and I guess that will continue as we cant even play together. Got 6 everyday players, and 9 most everyday players.

Welp, that's the end of this COD cycle for me. Back to blackout I guess.
 
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Call me crazy but I much prefer the confined, smaller maps with smaller player counts of MW and the like to this growing trend of massive maps and huge player counts...? Anybody else?

MW isn't a BR, though. The map isn't even that big...PUBG maps dwarf it.
 

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When's some dev going to make a BR game with just bots for us scrubs so we can feel like a (fake) champion? :messenger_sunglasses:

That's basically the only way I can get a kill in these types of games, I'm toast before I even find a weapon 90% of the time.
 

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Stop hot droppin then.

See I'm not even seasoned enough to know what that means.

I love the idea of Battle Royale games I'm just terrible. I also play Modern Warfare MP against bots so I can actually use some of the killstreaks tho so I definitely am not the target audience I guess :messenger_tears_of_joy:
 
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Apex bored me after a while with it's cartoony shit and the grind for it's currency so I will definitely give this a go.

The fact I love MW and have it installed obviously helps my case anyways but I am excited to see this in motion.
 

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See I'm not even seasoned enough to know what that means.

I love the idea of Battle Royale games I'm just terrible. I also play Modern Warfare MP against bots so I can actually use some of the killstreaks tho so I definitely am not the target audience I guess :messenger_tears_of_joy:
They are no different to anything else, if you are willing to learn you can get good.
 
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Menace-UK-

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Oops, sorry. If your all about solo then your covered. My mistake. I'm all about quads, and that is not in Warzone so I thought you meant you hated the limit of trios.
Being forced to play in a trio is pretty meh. I need my solos for when friends aint on, which is pretty damn often these days.
 
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In liek fuckn Flynn, I was waiting for this announcement or PS5 reveal, atleast this one came to wet my appetite for a little.
 

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Yes, but fucking when? I swear this is the worst kept secret in gaming right now. Just announce the damn date already.
 

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When's some dev going to make a BR game with just bots for us scrubs so we can feel like a (fake) champion? :messenger_sunglasses:

That's basically the only way I can get a kill in these types of games, I'm toast before I even find a weapon 90% of the time.

Try Fortnite again. With Chapter 2, it has skill based match making, and a smattering of bots if it can't find 99 other people at the lower skill levels.

Its much, much friendlier than the slamming-into-a-brick-wall experience it used to be. You should be able to learn all the essentials at your own pace and have a lot of fun.
 

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Being forced to play in a trio is pretty meh. I need my solos for when friends aint on, which is pretty damn often these days.
See it's the opposite for me. I've always got people to play with which is why I was hoping for an expanded number, like 6 player squads in Warzone so it not even having 4 means its DOA for me. Utterly pointless.

I'm so disappointed right now. I'm hoping that everything I've heard is a mistake and there is indeed quads and it's just not announced yet.