World War Z: Aftermath coming September 21 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Epic Games Store & Steam

Saber Interactive has unveiled a brand new trailer for World War Z: Aftermaththe next evolution of the ultimate co-op zombie shooter inspired by Paramount Pictures’ blockbuster film, out September 21, 2021 for PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC via the Epic Games Store and Steam, with backwards compatibility on PlayStation® 5 and Xbox Series X at 4K | 60 FPS.

World War Z: Aftermath can be pre-ordered starting today, but players who have already purchased the original World War Z can upgrade on their respective platforms. World War Z: Aftermath: Deluxe Edition includes two wild bonus melee weapons, the Sledgehammer and Dual Cleavers, as well as decorated weapon skins in the Explorer Weapon Skins Pack, and is available for pre-order.

Pre-orders for PlayStation consoles will be available on August 26th.

All pre-orders include two-day early access to the full game starting September 19th.

Powered by the next generation of Saber’s dynamic Swarm Engine ™, World War Z: Aftermath lets you play with up to three friends or alone with AI teammates against hordes of ravenous zombies in two entirely new story episodes set in the city of Rome, including the Vatican City and the snow-capped Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia.

Main features:

  • New battles from a world at war: Defend yourself and take a stand against the swarm in two exciting new story episodes: Reclaim Vatican City in an epic confrontation in Rome and join forces with survivors in the snow-capped Kamchatka region of Russia.
  • New ways to fight: Decimate the undead with a brutal new melee system featuring two-handed and double-wielded weapons such as the scythe, cleaver, firearm and mace, and experience the heart-pounding immersion of the optional first-person mode of Aftermath.
  • Deep Hero Progression: Level up in eight unique classes, each with their own perks, including the new Vanguard class, armed with an electrified shield that can plow through the horde with devastating efficiency. Customize your weapons and conquer new daily missions with special modifiers for bonus rewards.
  • The Complete World War Z Experience: Aftermath includes all content from World War Z: Game of the Year Edition, including full episodes in New York, Moscow, Marseille, Jerusalem, and Tokyo.
  • Play with friends anywhere: Aftermath supports up to four players in co-op with full cross-play between console and PC, including the Epic Games Store and Steam.
  • The next generation of zombie action: Play in stunning 4K | 60 FPS on next generation systems. Take on hundreds of on-screen zombies like never before in the new Horde Mode XL, coming exclusively to PC, PlayStation®5 and Xbox Series X | S in a free post-launch update.

The true next-generation edition of World War Z: Aftermath will be officially available on PlayStation®5 and Xbox Series X | S in 2022 with a free update and further enhancements, including the new Horde Mode XL.