Saber Interactive announced this zombie horde shooter World War Z is coming to Nintendo Switch later this year.
Originally released in 2019, World War Z is a cooperative zombie shooter game inspired by the movie / book of the same name. Since then, the game has gained over 15 million players and its first major expansion is underway. The game is now debuting on Switch, with a release date slated for November 2. World War Z is available for pre-order now on the Nintendo Online Store. A Deluxe Edition is also available, which includes bonus weapons and skins.
The Switch version of World War Z also has all the launch content. This includes the sites in New York, Jerusalem and Tokyo. It’s unclear if the next Aftermath expansion will arrive on Nintendo Switch in the future.
Consequences is the first expansion for 2019 World War Z and will be released on PC, PS4, and Xbox One on September 21. At the same time, the game will also benefit from backward compatibility on PS5 and Xbox Series X | S. Users playing on current-gen consoles will enjoy 60 frames per second at 4K, with further improvements coming in early 2022.
Consequences will add two new locations to the Ongoing Co-op Campaign. Early players will be able to fight the horde in Rome, with the eventual goal of liberating Vatican City with the Colosseum and other historic monuments featured in the carnage. The second location is the Russian Kamchatka Peninsula, which features snow-capped landscapes and an abandoned, frozen cruise ship.
A first person mode will arrive World War Z with Consequences, allowing players to switch from the original point of view over the shoulder. Players will be removed from first person for melee attacks, but otherwise all of the gameplay can be seen through the character’s eyes.
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