Call of Duty: Warzone Set to Debut New Name Along With a New Map

Published 10/29/2021, 8:30 AM EDT


Call of Duty: Warzone will soon be known as Call of Duty: Warzone Pacific and this will happen once the game gets the new map. The players will get to experience the brand new map somewhere between Nov 30 and Dec 2. However, devs will launch this new map by using it as a replacement for the existing map, Verdansk.

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The devs have announced that they are officially shutting down Verdansk. And it’s a bit of a hard fact to digest for fans as this popular map will be removed.

The devs a rather nice thing to say in the Tweet they uploaded recently, regarding the upcoming removal of the map.

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The official name of the new map is “Caldera” which exists somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. This new map “Caldera” will be as big as the existing Verdansk map and will have over 200 points of interest. The new season will also introduce World War II-era weapons from Vanguard and will also have existing weapons from Warzone. To protect its players from cheaters and hackers, the game will use its newly introduced anti-cheat system. And this anti-cheat system is called Ricochet.

Call of Duty: Warzone Pacific announcements, release, and more

It is likely that fans will get their hands on the new map with the release of the 1st season of Vanguard on 2nd Dec 2021. The new map is full of beaches, jungles, huts, bushes, rivers and it looks like players will find some great hiding spots across the map.

The new tropical map “Caldera” looks beautiful; however, it must be able to match the level of satisfaction that Verdansk used to give to the players.

Here’s a full summary of what’s in store for players in the coming days brought to you by the official Call of Duty blog.

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“Fan-favorite Multiplayer Map Shipment leads the charge during the Preseason. Then ready yourself for Vanguard’s full integration with Warzone, commencing when Season One launches across both games on December 2. This massive season features a new Battle Pass, new iconic WWII weapons, Multiplayer maps and more. Season One is also the time to load up, drop in, and explore the brand-new Warzone map based in the Pacific: an entirely new island called Caldera.”

Call of Duty: Warzone is a first-person shooter multiplayer game published by Activision, and it’s free to play. The game is available across many platforms, and they are Microsoft Windows, Xbox Series X&S, PlayStation 4/5. If you haven’t played Warzone before, maybe now is a good time to try it, before it loses Verdansk.

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Comment down and let us know if you will you miss Verdansk.

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Swetabh Shekhar

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Swetabh Shekhar is an eSports author at EssentiallySports and holds a Master's degree in Mass Communication. He has been playing video games since his childhood days and has witnessed the evolution of the gaming industry. GTA, Assassins Creed, Call of Duty, and The Walking Dead are some of his all-time favorites.

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