The new Holy Terror update for World War Z: Aftermath has gone live. Free today on PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One, this latest patch delivers a ton of new features. These iinclude the new Rome map for Horde Mode XL, a fourth upgrade path for all classes, new weapons and weapon perks, new challenges, and more.
Horde Mode XL debuted earlier this year, available on PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S only. Now, players on those formats can experience the action on a second map: Rome. Fight to survive in the shadow of the Colosseum against special ‘XL waves’ bursting with over 1,000 hungry zombies. Challenge mode, which lets players ramp up the difficulty with rotating mutators for greater rewards, is also now available for Horde Mode XL’s previously released Tokyo map.
In addition, new mutators have been added to the standard Horde Mode, as well as to daily and weekly challenges, and players can now search for teammates for Horde Mode and Horde Mode XL using the quick match system.
World War Z: Aftermath Player Progression Update
Today’s update also greatly enhances player progression. A new fourth upgrade path for all classes offers nine new perks for each class. AI party members now have their own different classes, too. They can now use special abilities like the Soldier’s Grenades, the Fixer’s Supply Bag, and the Medic’s Stim Pistol.
If you’re looking for some more firepower to handle the new threats, this new update has you covered with two free new weapons. The 1877 SBL Repeating Rifle, delivering high-damage, lever-action accuracy, and the MRL202 “Commando” Multi-shot Rocket Launcher. You’ll also discover new in-game weapon perks, as well as four free new character trinkets.
There’s also a new pad DLC available. The premium World War Z: Aftermath – Victory Lap Weapons Skin Pack, is available on all platforms for $4.99 USD. This pack includes new options for the Mini-21 Rifle, S890 Shorty Shotgun, HW416 Assault Carbine, and Repeater X Crossbow.
World War Z: Aftermath is available on PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One. Have you been enjoying the game? Let us know in the comments below.