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, 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 today, 20th October, and ending on 3rd November - and brings a host of seasonally appropriate gameplay additions, consisting of nighttime seepages in particular 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 alerts that gamers can anticipate a couple of spooks some 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 into play in Zombie Royale, a Halloween twist on last-squad-standing that pits gamers “versus and together with effective zombified animals”. Here, instead 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’re able to find 2 syringes on the battleground.
Gamers 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 short 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, beauties, calling cards, and symbols. Those that handle to discover all 16 occasion benefits will open the “Pumpkin Punisher” Legendary Assault Rifle plan.
Somewhere Else, Modern Warfare’s multiplayer gets some scary visual flourishes - believe scarecrows instead of skulls and flags instead of pet tags - and especially experienced 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 to fit and advancing into a particular objective location.