Rejoice: Warzone 2 Resurgence is again with a brand new small map
As part of Activision’s obvious mission to flip Warzone 2 again into Warzone 1 (opens in new tab), in the present day’s season 2 replace brings again a fan-favorite mode, Resurgence, on a model new Japan-themed small map: Ashika Island. There are additionally just a few new weapons within the combine, simplified loot, and new factors of curiosity in Al Mazrah.
The patch is round a 30GB obtain on all platforms, leaving Warzone 2’s present digital footprint at about 60GB (or as much as 100GB if in case you have the remainder of Trendy Warfare 2 put in as effectively).
The additional house is price it: gamers have been asking for an alternative choice to Warzone 2’s gigantic 150-player Al Mazrah map since its launch in November. Within the days of Warzone 1, the experimental Rebirth Island map and Resurgence mode proved so widespread that developer Raven Software program saved it on as a semi-permanent mode, a rarity for Warzone as modes usually cycle out and in weekly. The language round in the present day’s Season 2 replace suggests Ashika Island is not a time-limited occasion, so small map enjoyers ought to now have a everlasting residence.
Ashika Island can be a boon for DMZ, Warzone 2’s surprisingly good extraction-lite sandbox mode. The brand new map is playable in DMZ and heralds the arrival of a brand new NPC boss: the Bombmaker, who protects a brand new weapon case presumably containing an unlockable blueprint. There’s additionally the Rusher, a brand new NPC grunt sort infiltrating all maps and modes. The Rusher is a close-range enemy packing a pistol and shortsword who strikes rapidly, makes use of “mini smoke bombs” to reposition, and has a small well being pool.
There may be, after all, a brand new battle go to tear by way of as effectively. That is presently the one path to unlocking the brand new Hemlock assault rifle and KV Broadside shotgun. On the Trendy Warfare 2 facet of issues, Activision has carved out just a few extra items of Al Mazrah into standalone maps and added the 6v6 Valderas Museum that hasn’t been seen because the beta final yr.
There’s nonetheless some unrest amongst subsets of CoD gamers, a few of whom assume common Trendy Warfare 2 multiplayer is being underserved, others who stay delay by Warzone 2.0. In response, Infinity Ward introduced that one other new 6v6 map will launch within the Season 2 midseason replace.