20 October 2020 18:41
Activision and Infinity Ward have detailed Call of Duty: Warzone's Haunting of Verdansk event, which is set to transform the battle royale into a spooky wasteland just in time for Halloween. Haunting of Verdansk is the latest content drop for Season 6, bringing with it a huge selection of new skins, unlockables, map changes and more which should transform the moment-to-moment gameplay in a number of cool and fascinating ways. Call of Duty: Warzone Haunting of Verdansk dates and times – When does it start? Activision has confirmed that Haunting of Verdansk will begin on October 20 and will conclude on November 3, giving players a fortnight to jump in and grind for all the cosmetics that catch their eye. Call of Duty: Warzone Haunting of Verdansk Trick or Treat system – how does it work?
Haunting of Verdansk will feature a "Trick or Treat" reward system where special supply boxes will include either a cheeky scare or a selection of potential unlockables, blueprints and personalisation items. Call of Duty: Warzone Haunting of Verdansk bundles – What are they? This new seasonal event will introduce three new bundles inspired by classic horror franchises such as Saw and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Call of Duty: Warzone Haunting of Verdansk modes and changes – What can we expect? Ahead of its debut, Infinity Ward has compiled everything there is to know about Haunting of Verdansk, including all of the stuff we've covered thus far alongside map changes, limited time modes and more across both Warzone and Modern Warfare.
To unlock these skins, you'll need to purchase either the Saw or Texas Chainsaw Massacre bundles. Leatherface's bundle includes the Family Heirloom LMG blueprint, complete with a unique Stock attachment that allows an operator to wield the weapon like a chainsaw. In Warzone, the battle royale map is undergoing a major change for the Haunting of Verdansk – players can now play a nighttime version of the location. Available in select modes, Activision say operators "might want to pack some Thermal optics in their Loadout Drops" to help spot enemies, and that visiting Verdansk at night will leave players "open to a few frights." All players can participate in the Trick or Treat Halloween event, an in-game scavenger hunt, whether you're playing the day or night version of the map. You'll be able to find specially marked Trick or Treat Supply Boxes in specific areas; open these boxes up for a chance to receive universal rewards including the Epic Return to Dust Assault Rifle blueprint, The Cleaver Legendary Melee blueprint, a holographic watch, charms, stickers, sprays, calling cards, and emblems. Collecting all 16 individual rewards will unlock the Pumpkin Punisher Legendary Assault Rifle blueprint, which comes pre-configured with attachments that make the weapon "downright terrifying" in Warzone. Zombie Royal is a new limited-time game mode where death is "far from permanent", in which operators fight against and alongside powerful zombified creatures. The Haunting of Verdansk event goes live on Tuesday 20 October. Haunting of Verdansk is Warzone's Halloween event. Launching in late October, it will transform the map in a number of ways through several playlists, including the addition of a Call of Duty staple - zombies. Warzone's Haunting of Verdansk update details explained Though Warzone has dabbled in events before, Haunting of Verdansk feels like a huge step up - with significant map changes and skins as part of the Halloween theme. This includes: A 'Haunted' version of Verdansk in Warzone, which is set during the night and has a few spooky differences. "Although the full moon's glow prevents total darkness, operators might want to still pack some Thermal optics in their Loadout Drops to help spot enemies lurking about in low-light areas or use Cold-Blooded to counter these high-tech tools," says an official blurb. 16 Trick-or-Treat rewards, which are found in new supply boxes which offer universal rewards (such as blueprints, charms, a holographic watch and more) or a "brief scare". New Warzone modes, including Zombie Royale, Juggourdnaut Royale, Nightime BR and in Week 2, Nighttime Plunder. New Modern Warfare multiplayer modes, including Onslaught-er Mode, TDM Snipers Only, Gunfright and Halloween Mosh Pit. New store bundles with a Halloween theme, including those based on movie franchises such as The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Saw. (Pocket-lint) - Warzone's getting spooky - Infinity Ward has confirmed all the details of the night-time mode it teased at the launch of Season 6, unveiling it in full as The Haunting of Verdansk, a limited time Halloween extravaganza. It's bringing a range of limited time modes and tweaks to the standard BR formula to give players a refreshing new set of priorities to concentrate on for a few weeks, not least in the form of a night-time mode for the Verdansk map. The other headline new mode is Zombie Royale, a twist on the format that sees dead players return as ravenous zombies, seeking to kill operators to earn their return to the game proper. There are also skins tying in with the Saw and Texas Chainsaw Massacre movies, and a range of new limited time modes in Modern Warfare's multiplayer to sample, too. CALL of Duty is getting a spooky new update for Halloween – and it's not for the faint of heart. This year, Call of Duty is celebrating Halloween with a major in-game event. It's called the Haunting of Verdansk, and will include changes to both Warzone and Modern Warfare. Activision is also riffing on universes like Saw and Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Call of Duty Haunting of Verdansk – start date and time Call of Duty Haunting of Verdansk Warzone – what to expect In select Warzone modes – including Trios – there's a nighttime re-skin of the map. 6 Here's the full roadmap for The Haunting of Verdansk Credit: Activision Call of Duty Haunting of Verdansk Multiplayer – what to expect We recently spoke to one of Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War's designers about the game's multiplayer mode.