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Trailer: The zom-pocalypse returns today with World War Z: Aftermath

The followup to the first hit video game adaptation of World War Z is here, and Aftermath promises new battles, progression system, and an FPS mode.

Behold the Aftermath

Here are the highlights, from the press release:

  • New Ways to Fight: Experience the heart-pounding immersion of Aftermath’s optional first-person mode and decimate the undead with a brutal new melee system featuring two-handed and dual-wield weapons like the sickle, cleaver, fire axe and sledgehammer.
  • New Battles from a World at War: Fend for your life and make a stand against the swarm in two thrilling new story episodes — take back Vatican City in an epic confrontation in Rome, and join forces with survivors in Russia’s snowbound Kamchatka region.
  • Deep Hero Progression: Level up eight unique classes, each with their own perks, including the new Vanguard class, armed with an electrified shield that plows through hordes with devastating efficiency. Customize your weapons and conquer new daily missions with special modifiers for bonus rewards.
  • The Complete World War Z Experience: Aftermath includes all content from World War Z: Game of the Year Edition, including full episodes in New York, Moscow, Marseille, Jerusalem and Tokyo.
  • Play With Friends Anywhere: Aftermath supports up to four-player co-op with full cross-play between consoles and PC, including the Epic Games Store and Steam.
  • The Next Generation of Zombie Action: Play in glorious 4K|60 FPS on next-gen systems. Endure hundreds more zombies on screen than ever before possible in the new Horde Mode XL, coming exclusively to PC, PlayStation®5 and Xbox Series X|S in a free post-launch update.

World War Z: Aftermath is out right now for the Xbox One, PS4, and PC. It’s also back-compatible for the PS5 and Series X|S, and will additionally have current-gen editions out some time in 2022. On that too, expect free upgrades (if you buy either of the current PlayStation or Xbox editions) and a free Horde Mode XL.

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