Saber Interactive reveals the gameplay of World War Z: Aftermath, showing new locations such as Rome, first-person view, new visceral melee system including new melee weapons. This includes new vanguard class ploughs through enemies with an electric shield however new enemies were introduced as well such as the vicious flesh hungry rats. Other than that new daily challenges with special rewards are included.
Details as shown on the official website:
World War Z: Aftermath is the ultimate co-op zombie shooter inspired by Paramount Pictures’ blockbuster film and the next evolution of the original hit World War Z that has now captivated over 15 million players. Turn the tide of the zombie apocalypse across consoles and PC with full cross-play. Join up to three friends or play on your own with AI teammates against hordes of ravenous zombies in intense story episodes across new zombie-ravaged locations around the world. Take back Vatican City in an epic confrontation in Rome, and join forces with survivors in Russia’s snowbound Kamchatka peninsula.
World War Z: Aftermath is coming in 2021 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC alongside backwards compatibility for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S at 4K and 60FPS. In early 2022, the game will receive further next-gen enhancements, with support for PS5 and XSX|S console features, as well as Horde Mode XL, free and on PC, PS5, and XSX|S. World War Z: Aftermath Deluxe Edition, featuring a bonus weapons pack and weapons skins, will be available for $49.99. Stay tuned for pre-order information.
— Focus Home Interactive (@FocusHome) July 12, 2021
New Stories From a World at War
All-new story episodes in Rome, Vatican City, and the Russian far east at Kamchatka. Play as both new and returning characters as you take the fight to the undead with a brutal new melee system, decimating zekes with unique moves, perks and dual-wield weapon options like the sickle and cleaver. Fend off new undead monstrosities, including swarms of flesh-hungry rats that will unleash total chaos on your team.
The Next Generation of the Zombie Swarm
Play in glorious 4K|60 FPS on next-gen systems. Endure endless waves of increasingly difficult zombies in the new Horde Mode XL game mode, exclusive to PC, PlayStation®5 and Xbox Series X|S, featuring hundreds more zombies on screen than ever before possible. Horde Mode XL will arrive in a free post-launch update alongside further next-gen enhancements and support for PS5 and XSX|S console features.
Deep Progression and a New Perspective
Experience a heart-pounding new perspective with Aftermath’s immersive new First-Person Mode option. Customize your weapons to survive any challenge, and conquer new daily missions with special modifiers for bonus rewards.
Aftermath will drop this Fall on PC, PlayStation 4 , Xbox One with PS5 and Xbox Series X|S supported via backward compatibility.
Marco and Sophia work on taking down a Bull in one of the new missions across Rome
Take part in daily missions with special modifiers for bonus rewards, coming to WWZ: Aftermath this year pic.twitter.com/Id4J5QIHc9
— World War Z Game (@wwzthegame) July 21, 2021