Name of Responsibility: Warzone 2 launches this week, kicking off a brand new map, a brand new mode, and a great deal of new options for the CoD battle royale. Though Activision remains to be formally calling it “Warzone 2.0,” do not be fooled. The brand new Warzone is in actual fact a brand new sport that will not substitute the unique one, which is able to stay on underneath a brand new title. The connection between previous and new—and Activision’s 2.0 title—has made launch week really feel a bit muddy, however we’ll kind out all of the dates and occasions you have to know proper right here.
The short and soiled particulars you have to find out about Warzone 2 are that it is nonetheless a battle royale however consists of the brand new extraction-style DMZ mode, the brand new map Al Mazrah, proximity chat, underwater fight, and a brand new gulag.
This is what you have to find out about Warzone 2’s launch week and what’s occurring to previous Warzone when it arrives.
When does Warzone 2 launch?
Name of Responsibility: Warzone 2 launches at 10 am PT on Wednesday, November 16. Activision is planning to take the present Warzone down for upkeep two hours previous to that, so there can be no Warzone for about two hours on November 16. This is when Warzone 2 comes on-line:
- 10:00 am PT
- 1:00 pm ET
- 6:00 pm GMT
- 7:00 pm CET
- 5:00 am AEDT, November 17
Preloading for Warzone 2 has already begun as of Monday, November 14. You can begin prepping for the launch by downloading it from Steam or Battle.internet. Warzone 2 has its personal web page on Steam, however on Battle.internet it is packaged alongside Trendy Warfare 2. Be ready for a chunky 125GB obtain. In the event you’re a Trendy Warfare 2 participant on Battle.internet seeking to make room for Warzone 2, click on the gear icon on the sport’s web page and choose “modify set up” to uninstall components of the sport you are not enjoying (deleting co-op and marketing campaign frees up round 30GB).
What occurs to previous Warzone?
Name of Responsibility: Warzone will go offline at 8 am PT (4 pm GMT) on Wednesday, November 16 and can relaunch as Name of Responsibility: Warzone Caldera at 10 am PT (6 pm GMT) on Monday, November 28.
The unique CoD: Warzone is not really going away. Which is complicated, on condition that Activision has been formally referring to the brand new sport as Warzone 2.0. However no, it is not changing the previous one. The Warzone you’ve got been enjoying up till now will go offline on November 16 and, round ten days later, come again underneath a brand new title, Name of Responsibility: Warzone Caldera. All present weapons and cosmetics will persist in Warzone Caldera, although the Rebirth Island and Fortune’s Hold maps won’t be returning.