On the multiplayer front, there’s a brand new 6v6 map called Rio. The medium-sized battleground features a central shopping mall surrounded by a main street, tram station, market, plaza, café and residential spaces.
Raven has temporarily disabled Warzone’s new Champion’s Quest feature after today’s update launched with a number of issues impacting the performance of the game.
Upon deliberation with our teams, we have decided to temporarily disable the new Champion’s Quest feature.
At the moment, the current state of the update does not meet our standards for quality and gameplay, and we are committed to addressing the issues promptly to ensure that… https://t.co/0hfktpwEYs
— Raven Software (@RavenSoftware) January 17, 2024
New multiplayer modes include Team Gunfight, Infected and Headquarters.
Multiplayer Ranked Play lets players compete in 4v4 matches using the same settings, maps and modes as the Call of Duty League.
And a crossover with superhero franchise The Boys includes a limited time Kill Confirmed mode featuring power boosts, plus a Supe Siege event challenge which lets players unlock a special LMG weapon blueprint.
Zombies players can unlock high-tier loot by defeating new South Korean-born Warlord Dokkaebi, while Warzone is getting a Gulag Night Vision event that lets players battle in the dark.
Champion’s Quest will also make its debut in Urzikstan, challenging squads to win 30 games within a season or five consecutive matches in order to “instigate a devastating end game”.
Raven announced last week that Season 1 Reloaded would no longer include a controversial new Warzone feature called Covert Exfil.
The new win condition, which would have let players call in a helicopter for the chance to exit battle royale matches early, received a significant amount of negative feedback following its reveal.
Following the response, Raven announced plans to delay the feature’s introduction, as well as an accompanying Weapon Case objective, and said it will instead release them as part of a dedicated mode.