At E3 World War Z: Aftermath was presented: what's new, compatibility, release date and pricing of the new zombie shooter
At the ongoing E3 event entirely streamed - here are details on where, how and when to follow it for free - was presented in recent hours World War Z: Aftermath, the next generation of the popular zombie survival video game soon coming to many platforms.
World War Z: Aftermath does not represent an absolute novelty on all fronts, it is rather an improved and therefore not surprising version of the already existing game. The developer, Saber Interactive, has included changes to the original game experience to bring it to more consoles. There's support for the official platforms from late last year - PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series - while maintaining compatibility - not right away, however - with previous but still current consoles like PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, not to mention PCs. By the time Saber makes World War Z: Aftermath available for PS4 and Xbox One it will be offered at $39.99, and should arrive by the end of the year.
World War Z: Aftermath's new features
World War Z: Aftermath is in fact an improved Game of the Year Edition: it includes all the content to which it adds new ones, such as new characters, a first-person mode and more. There will also be a new class known as Vanguard, new sceneries to visit and three new locations in which the story is articulated: Rome, Vatican City and the Kamchatka Peninsula, in Russia.
Another great new feature introduced in World War Z: Aftermath is the possibility to wield two weapons simultaneously in the new melee combat, with new moves and advantages to unlock. Debut for the new Horde Mode XL exclusive to PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S that makes the experience more exciting due to a multitude of undead enemies that will be focused on the screen.
World War Z: Aftermath, release and pricing
World War Z: Aftermath is coming out by the end of the year for the previous generation of gaming consoles - PlayStation 4 and Xbox One - , whether you own one of the previous generations eligible for a simple upgrade (from lower costs) or buy the game for the first time.
The development house will continue to work at least until the beginning of the new year with the aim of improving graphics and performance. And that's more or less the expectation required of the lucky ones who managed to get their hands on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series, who will be able to enjoy the video game not only in 4K resolution but also with a 60 fps experience.
World War Z: Aftermath will arrive, ensures Saber Interactive, by the end of the year for PS4, Xbox One and PC for $ 39.99, with backward compatibility for PS5 and Xbox Seris X|S. Interestingly, those who own World War Z can upgrade it to World War Z Aftermath for less than $20 (prices in euros are still unknown).
For those who want the ultimate there is the Aftermath Deluxe Edition, costing $49.99 or $29.99 for those who already have World War Z. The version includes some weapon skins, a bonus weapon pack, and four days of early access to the new content.
Ps5 and Xbox Series X|S owners will have to wait, as mentioned, for early 2022, but the good news is that the update is free for those who will buy it for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.