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Call of Duty: Warzone

Activision
Mar 10, 2020 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
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OpenCritic Rating

80

Top Critic Average

77%

Critics Recommend

PC Gamer
82 / 100
IGN
7 / 10
Game Informer
8.8 / 10
GameSpot
7 / 10
Shacknews
7 / 10
VG247
3 / 5
Game Rant
4.5 / 5
GamingTrend
90 / 100
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Call of Duty®: Warzone - Official Trailer



Critic Reviews for Call of Duty: Warzone

Call of Duty: Warzone reaches new heights in battle royale by ditching backpacks and throwing me in a Gulag.

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Call of Duty: Warzone's beta remains thoroughly enjoyable even in spite of the serious concessions to depth made in the name of instant gratification.

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Warzone trades the complexity and tension of other battle royale games for streamlined, constant action with some great new twists – and it works

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Call of Duty: Warzone adapts common battle royale tropes but puts its own spin on them to create a distinct entry in the genre.

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Having played Fortnite, Apex Legends, PUBG, and other battle royales extensively, I can safely say Call of Duty: Warzone does a lot of things that really make me happy.

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Listen: Warzone is, like its skull-masked, kevlar-tucking “operators”, entirely solid. It bloody well should be, given its pedigree. But there is remarkably little interesting here – aside from flourishes like the sinister gulag section – to command our attention.

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Call of Duty: Warzone is a top tier battle royale game, putting its emphasis on action and fun over looting and inventory management.

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With all the different battle royale games on the market, all seeming to offer the same experiences, Warzone might give the most realistic, precise, and investing performance of them all, but it will need to stay innovative. Sounds of ricocheting bullets, footsteps of the enemy, and a highly detailed world keep it a cut above its competition. I easily found this to be one of my favorite battle royale games to date.

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OpenCritic Coverage

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Call of Duty: Warzone Haunting of Verdansk Begins Today

Call of Duty: Warzone Haunting of Verdansk Begins Today

The Halloween spectacle continues seeping into every live-service game this month, and the latest to get spooky is Call of Duty: Warzone with its new Haunting of Verdansk makeover. Here's what to expect.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Officially Revealed, Deep Dive Coming Next Week

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Officially Revealed, Deep Dive Coming Next Week

Following countless leaks, teases, and rumors, we've got an official name for Call of Duty 2020. As expected, it's Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War.

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Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War Reveal Looks Set for Today

Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War Reveal Looks Set for Today

If you receive a mysterious package in the mail, call the authorities, unless it's from Activision, then do as the instructions say. You're getting a new Call of Duty.

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