What you need to know
- World War Z is a popular novel, film, and game.
- The title is a multiplayer shooter where you face off against countless zombies.
- The game is getting cross-play between all platforms on July 22.
- You can play World War Z through Xbox Game Pass.
World War Z is a popular novel as well as film. Recently, it got a surprisingly amazing Xbox One and PC game, but that game is about to get a crucial feature. According to the latest post on the Focus Home Interactive forums, cross-play will now go live in early 2020. However, full cross-play, even on PlayStation 4 (PS4), should hit on July 22.
Join forces across PS4, Xbox One, and PC and turn the tide against the sea of undead. Invite your friends to your party no matter what platform they play on.
The Dronemaster Update arrives July 22! pic.twitter.com/RxVwsUljCSJoin forces across PS4, Xbox One, and PC and turn the tide against the sea of undead. Invite your friends to your party no matter what platform they play on.
The Dronemaster Update arrives July 22! pic.twitter.com/RxVwsUljCS— World War Z The Game (@wwzthegame) July 18, 2020July 18, 2020
The team said the following about the initial cross-play announcement.
It's great to see that the team is prioritizing quality over anything else. Hopefully, when full cross-play does roll out on July 22, it'll work and be a stable experience. Keep in mind that cross-play is already available on Xbox One and PC, the update in a few days is expanding the scope and adding PS4 support.
If you want to play the game, you can check it out on Xbox Game Pass. For $10 a month, you gain access to over 200 games like World War Z. Since World War Z is a multiplayer game, you may want to check out Xbox Game Pass Ultimate that costs $15 a month, but bundles Xbox Live Gold.
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