World War Z is free

In Game screenshot. World War Z

Own the game, forever

World War Z is free on Epic Store. Simply download the game between March 26 2020 and April 2 2020 and the game is yours to keep forever.

What’s more is that the Crossplay update is now available for both PC and Xbox users. PS4 will join the crossplay at some point in the future.


New Features

Added Virus Sample functionality in Campaign

  • AI Director will randomly spawn containers with Virus Sample that players can pick up
  • Virus samples can spawn from Bombers that are taken down without them exploding.
  • The containers are fragile and they will begin to apply negative effects to players as they break.
  • If players will manage to finish the mission with containers intact, they will get increased rewards
  • AI Director can spawn several Virus Samples, Bomber will also drop them

Added 4 new weapon variants with unique perks

  • Pistol – Increased penetration and damage vs special zombies
  • Machine Pistol – Full auto variant, reloads primary weapon after a special zombie kill.
  • Classic Battle Rifle – Semi auto variant, no penetration but deals a lot of damage.
  • Battle Rifle – Full auto variant
  • Thumper Grenade Launcher – Incendiary grenades.

War Heroes character skin pack (included for Season Pass owners)

Horde Mode

  • Slightly reduced difficulty in Hard mode
  • Significantly reduced difficulty in Normal mode
  • Less Special Zombies will spawn in Normal mode
  • Increased preparation timer between waves by 20% in Normal mode
  • Supply points rewards will begin to scale down later in Normal mode
  • Added significantly more random pickups in Normal mode
  • Increased Auto Turret maximum ammo
  • Capped by 10 the amount of Auto Turrets that could be placed simultaneously
  • Fixed one of the shops not spawning items
  • Reduced the amount of ammo secondary weapons drain from ammo boxes by 50%
  • Reduced ammo crate cost from 100 to 70
  • Significantly increased both XP and currency rewards


  • Tweaked Extreme difficulty settings to restore pre-patch balance (it was changed to support crossplay)
  • AI Director will spawn less secondary weapon pickups


  • Reworked Bomber drop, he will spawn better Primary and Heavy weapons when killed


  • Fixed several issues with perks stacking


  • Minor UI and localization fixes


  • Fixed several gameplay crashes


  • Fixed some gameplay bugs that were causing inability to progress in levels
  • Fixed issue that allowed players to clip through geometry in some places

PC Specific Fixes

  • Added crossplay between Xbox in PvE

Don’t like zombies but enjoy playing with guns? Check out our review with the game Remnant from the ashes.

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