The unique free-to-play battle royale sport Name of Obligation: Warzone (now referred to as Warzone Caldera) will shut down definitively on September twenty first. That may enable builders to concentrate on “future Name of Obligation content material together with the present Warzone (initially referred to as Warzone 2.0) free-to-play expertise,” Activision wrote in a blog post.
All gameplay, participant development, inventories and on-line companies will expire on that date. Nevertheless, any Caldera content material bought in Trendy Warfare, Black Ops Chilly Conflict or Vanguard will nonetheless be accessible in these video games.
Warzone got here alongside in 2020, that includes two gameplay modes (battle royale and plunder) plus a single map referred to as Verdansk that supported as much as 150 gamers at a time. It shared a battle move, weapons and cosmetics with 2019’s Trendy Warfare. It was a right away success, reportedly hitting 30 million gamers simply 10 days after launch.
The sport was renamed Name of Obligation: Warzone Caledera (after the 2021 Caledera map) following the discharge of Warzone 2.0 in November of 2023. Name of Obligation: Warzone 2.0 was lately renamed merely to Warzone, and Activision is encouraging authentic Warzone gamers to leap ship to that title. “Count on an unlimited quantity of gameplay decisions throughout three Battle Royale maps (together with Season 04’s new map Vondel), in addition to Ranked Play, the DMZ Beta that includes 5 totally different Extraction Zones, BlackCell choices, and extra,” it wrote.
Some gamers aren’t happy, although, citing the truth that earlier battle royale video games like Blackout from Black Ops 4 nonetheless have working servers, whereas the unique Warzone will not. Others are displeased that sources are being shunted to Warzone: Cellular, and a few have identified that they will lose all their Warzone cosmetics, based on Kotaku.