World War Z: Aftermath’s Supersized Horde Mode XL Launches Today
Battle over 1,000 zombies on screen at a time – more than ever before – exclusively on PC, PlayStation®5 & Xbox Series X|S!
PlayStation®4 and Xbox One users can upgrade for free to the next-gen versions of World War Z: Aftermath, available now
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Jan. 24, 2023 – Saber Interactive’s World War Z: Aftermath, the ultimate co-op zombie shooter inspired by Paramount Pictures’ blockbuster film, has unleashed its most diabolical creation yet: the massive Horde Mode XL! Available exclusively on PC, PlayStation®5 and Xbox Series X|S, this new twist on the classic game mode follows the same rules you know… but scattered among the standard waves of enemies are special XL waves bursting with over 1,000 hungry, hungry zombies. You and your team will have to pull out all the stops to survive this overwhelming challenge.
In addition, all World War Z: Aftermath and World War Z players on PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC get a free update today featuring new mutators for the standard Horde Mode Z mode, a revamped weapon progression system, and two deadly new weapons: the sai knives and tri-barrel shotgun. The sai knives are the perfect dual-wielding melee weapons to deal additional damage to special zombies, while the tri-barrel shotgun shreds zombies at close distances and can be upgraded from three barrels to four barrels.
Starting today, World War Z: Aftermath is available natively on PlayStation®5 and Xbox Series X|S for £34.99/$39.99. World War Z: Aftermath: Deluxe Edition, featuring two bonus melee weapons — the Sledgehammer and Dual Cleavers — as well as the Explorer Weapon Skins Pack, is also available for £44.99/$49.99. PlayStation®4 and Xbox One owners can upgrade to these new versions of the game for free on their respective platforms and experience all the action in stunning 4K|60 FPS on PS5 and Xbox Series X (4K not supported on Xbox Series S).
Powered by the next generation of Saber’s dynamic Swarm Engine™, World War Z: Aftermath lets you play on your own with AI squadmates or in co-op for up to four players with full crossplay between PC and consoles. Take on hordes of ravenous zombies with all content from World War Z: Game of the Year Edition, including full episodes in New York, Moscow, Marseille, Jerusalem and Tokyo, plus two new campaign episodes in Rome (including Vatican City) and the Kamchatka peninsula. Experience the heart-pounding immersion of Aftermath’s optional first-person mode, decimate the undead with a new melee system, and level up eight unique classes with distinct play styles and customizable loadouts.
About Saber Interactive
An Embracer Group company headquartered in the U.S., Saber Interactive is a worldwide publisher and developer consisting of over 20 studios in the Americas and Europe. Creating games for all major platforms based on original and licensed IPs, Saber’s titles include Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2, World War Z, SnowRunner, Evil Dead: The Game and more. Founded in 2001, Saber is known for two decades of development partnerships with AAA publishers, producing The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for Nintendo Switch, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Crysis Remastered, and many others.
About Paramount Pictures
Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment, is a unit of Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA), a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Paramount Pictures has some of the most powerful brands in filmed entertainment, including Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, and Paramount Players. PPC operations also include Paramount Home Entertainment, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., and Paramount Studio Group.
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