World War Z: Aftermath announced for PS5, Xbox Series, PS4, Xbox One, and PC

Includes next-gen-exclusive Horde Mode XL.

World War Z: Aftermath

Publisher Focus Home Interactive and developer Saber Interactive has announced World War Z: Aftermath for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. It will launch in 2021 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC (Steam), with native PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series support to follow in early 2022.

Here is an overview of the game, via its official website:

About

World War Z: Aftermath is the ultimate co-op zombie shooter based on Paramount Pictures’ blockbuster film, and the next evolution of the original hit World War Z that has now captivated over 15 million players. Turn the tide of the zombie apocalypse across consoles and PC with full cross-play. Join up to three friends or play on your own with AI teammates against hordes of ravenous zombies in intense story episodes across new zombie-ravaged locations around the world: Rome, Vatican City and Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula.

World War Z: Aftermath is coming in 2021 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC alongside backwards compatibility for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S at 4K and 60 frames per second. In early 2022, the game will receive further next-gen enhancements, with support for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S console features, as well as Horde Mode XL, free and on PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S. World War Z: Aftermath Deluxe Edition, featuring a bonus weapons pack and weapons skins, will be available for $49.99 ($29.99 for World War Z owners). Stay tuned for pre-order information.

Key Features

  • New Stories from a World at War – All-new story episodes in Rome, Vatican City, and the Russian far east at Kamchatka. Play as both new and returning characters as you take the fight to the undead with a brutal new melee system, decimating zekes with unique moves, perks and dual-wield weapon options like the sickle and cleaver. Fend off new undead monstrosities, including swarms of flesh-hungry rats that will unleash total chaos on your team.
  • The Next Generation of the Zombie Swarm – Play in glorious 4K|60 FPS on next-gen systems. Endure endless waves of increasingly difficult zombies in the new Horde Mode XL game mode, exclusive to PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S, featuring hundreds more zombies on screen than ever before possible. Horde Mode XL will arrive in a free post-launch update alongside further next-gen enhancements and support for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S console features.
  • Deep Progression and a New Perspective – Experience a heart-pounding new perspective with Aftermath’s immersive new First-Person Mode option. Customize your weapons to survive any challenge, and conquer new daily missions with special modifiers for bonus rewards.

Watch the announcement trailer below.

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