Though the launch of Warzone 2 brings loads of new options for Call of Duty followers to dive into, the sequel’s launch means the unique sport’s servers will be taken offline for a prolonged interval. For followers trying to follow Caldera, right here’s how long the primary Warzone will be down for.
Warzone servers will be taken offline at 4PM GMT on November 16, and will not be introduced again on-line till 6PM GMT on November 28. That means Warzone will not be obtainable to play for 12 days this month, although gamers will solely have an hour of downtime to attend till Warzone 2 is out.
Last week, developer Activision Blizzard defined that in the course of the downtime, “studio development resources (led by Raven Software) will be focused on ensuring the new Warzone 2.0 free-to-play ecosystem is running effectively.”
“Once the Warzone 2.0 ecosystem is fully stable, and after a small development break for Thanksgiving for the developers who observe this U.S. holiday, Warzone is planned to be relaunched as Call of Duty: Warzone Caldera as a separate experience,” continued the weblog.
However, the battle royale’s Rebirth Island and Fortune’s Keep maps gained’t be returning with Caldera. Instead, it will characteristic a “standard battle royale playlist.”
Additionally, gamers’ weapons, cosmetics and inventories will not carry over between each video games. According to Activision, this is because of “a combination of feedback from the community, technical limitations, and a need to simplify” the sequel.
However, Call of Duty Points are an exception and will be transferable between all video games. On the subject of COD Points, yesterday (November 15) Activision Blizzard revealed that gamers will be in a position to earn the foreign money by a nonlinear Battle Pass that will be shared throughout Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2.
Elsewhere, Phil Spencer has reiterated that Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard is extra centered on cell quite than Call Of Duty.