The developer Saber Interactive has announced World War Z: Game of the Year Edition, the definitive version of its cooperative third person shooter game. In addition to having the main game and all its additional content, such as Undead Sea, This edition will add three new missions for the campaign mode located in the French city of Marseille, along with five weapon packs and two outfit packs for the characters. The launch of this edition has been set for the next May 5th both on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and on PC, where the title is exclusive to the Epic Games Store.
The announcement of World War Z: Game of the Year Edition is not the only news from the video game based on the World War Z movie starring Brad Pitt. The middle IGN
World War Z, the most successful free game from the Epic Games Store
Matt Karch, CEO of Saber Interactive, explained that «World War Z has had a great impact on our study in all aspects. It feels great to achieve goals that perhaps a few years ago seemed unimaginable. We have over 10 million registered players and our simultaneous player count tends to mark tens of thousands«. The title, which was given away for a week on the Epic Games Store, «It reached 9.9 million people and we reached a maximum of 250,000 simultaneous users on all platforms. The Epic team told me that World War Z was the most successful free game on the Epic Games Storewe even beat Left 4 Dead 2 in terms of downloads and number of players«.
Regarding the version of World War Z for the Nintendo Switch, Karch explained that «Keep in mind that we are rendering scenes with hundreds of enemies and four players online. Making this work on Nintendo Switch is the hardest thing we've ever had to do. We are moving our own engine (Swarm) to the platform«.