The gaming industry is witnessing the ongoing advances and updates aiming to keep the community engaged and satisfied. Activision, aware of this premise, has unveiled a surprise many were waiting for: the new map for Call of Duty: Warzone called Urzikstan.
An Awaited Announcement: Call of Duty: Next
It was within the framework of the Call of Duty: Next event that the new map’s official announcement for the acclaimed Battle Royale game Call of Duty: Warzone was made. Despite efforts from competitors like Battlefield, Warzone has managed to stand out in this genre, establishing itself as one of the gamers’ favorites.
Get the squad back together – here’s your first look at Urzikstan, an urban battleground and the latest Call of Duty #Warzone map coming with Season 01 of #MW3 in December 🏙️🏝️⛰️ #CODNext pic.twitter.com/ZCqrLo7N69
— Call of Duty @ #CODBeta (@CallofDuty) October 5, 2023
Warzone’s Unexpected Success
Warzone’s emergence in March 2020 coincided with a peculiar period: the global pandemic and a shortage of heavyweight game releases. This combination of factors, coupled with an attractive game proposal, led Warzone to a prominent place in the gamers’ hearts. Over time, the game has shown significant evolution, incorporating events, maps, and features that have enriched its proposal, even leading to the launch of a sequel, a rarity in the genre.
The Future of Call of Duty: Warzone and Modern Warfare III
The outlook for Call of Duty: Warzone looks promising, especially with the imminent launch of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III. This December, following Modern Warfare III’s release, Warzone is expected to elevate its Battle Royale experience by integrating elements from this new title, from movements and mechanics to brand new gear.
Urzikstan: What We Know So Far
Urzikstan is not just another map. It consists of 11 points of interest and nods to previous Call of Duty titles, like the Overwatch map from OG 2011 Modern Warfare 3. But the novelties don’t stop there: players will interact with a train whose speed is adjustable. Adversaries can hop onto the rear wagon and engage a handbrake, triggering direct confrontations with the driver. Moreover, this train features a buy station, a detail that will be appreciated by those choosing to move around the map via rail.
News in Battle Royale
The introduction of Urzikstan to Call of Duty: Warzone promises to renew and enrich the gameplay experience. Fans of the title have reasons to be excited, and this new map, along with Modern Warfare III’s innovations, is expected to set a new standard in the Battle Royale world.