Back in September, Activision teased The Haunting of Verdansk, a creepy brand-new limited-time Halloween occasion for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone; and now, ahead of its launch tomorrow, it’s validated an entire lot of extra information, consisting of the news that it includes cameos from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Saw.
The Haunting of Verdansk runs for 2 weeks – beginning tomorrow, 20th October and ending on 3rd November – and brings a host of seasonally ideal gameplay additions, consisting of nighttime seepages in specific Warzone modes such as Trios.
“Although the moon’s radiance avoids overall darkness,” discusses Activision, “operators may wish to still load some Thermal optics”. It likewise cautions that gamers can anticipate a couple of spooksome encounters, consisting of a number of familiar bad guys from the abovementioned motion pictures, and a ghost train “filled with the souls of those who lost their lives combating in the Gulag”.
The nighttime map likewise enters play in Zombie Royale, a Halloween twist on last-squad-standing that pits gamers “versus and together with effective zombified animals”. Here, rather of being sent out to the gulag on death, gamers end up being shambling undead monstrosities imbued with increased speed, enhanced dives, deadlier melee attacks, and thermal vision; fortunately, the procedure can be reversed if they have the ability to find 2 syringes on the battleground.
Players can likewise anticipate brand-new Trick or Treat benefits throughout the Halloween occasion; these are discovered in unique Supply Boxes situated in particular locations of Verdansk day and night, and either provide a quick scare or among 16 benefits, consisting of the similarity the Epic “Return to Dust” Assault Rifle plan, “The Cleaver” Legendary Melee plan, a holographic watch, sticker labels, sprays, appeals, calling cards, and symbols. Those that handle to discover all 16 occasion benefits will open the “Pumpkin Punisher” Legendary Assault Rifle plan.
Elsewhere, Modern Warfare’s multiplayer gets some scary visual flourishes – believe scarecrows rather of skulls and flags rather of pet dog tags – and especially knowledgeable gamers will be given a flaming pumpkin head to mark their in-match expertise. Other additions consist of the obvious Snipers Only mode and Onslaughter, which jobs teams with taking control of a Juggernaut match and advancing into a particular objective location.
Additional information of Call of Duty’s The Haunting of Verdansk occasion, which likewise presents a variety of limited-time cosmetics packages influenced by Saw and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, can be found in Activision’s latest blog post.