If you were bummed that a zombie mode–which has been a staple in the Call of Duty franchise since World At War–was absent from Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare on launch, hopefully the new trailer for the Exo Zombies mode Activision and Sledgehammer Games revealed today will prove it worth the wait.
This time around, four untrained and clearly unprepared Atlas employees are forced to survive a zombie apocalypse thanks to their friends at the Atlas Corporation. While at first glance, this sounds like your ordinary run of the mill undead adventure, the developers have added a delightful little twist: the zombies are wearing exo skeletons just like you! This will definitely prove to be an interesting change in terms of gameplay.
Like previous entries, Exo Zombies features a star studded cast. John Malkovich, Bill Paxton, Rose McGowan and Jon Bernthal (who must be right at home in zombie land) were revealed as the playable characters for the cooperative multiplayer mode. As shown in the trailer, the four will fight hordes of technologically advanced zombies at the Atlas facility. Malkovich, who plays a maintenance man in the DLC, clearly is not happy with what his employer has been up to.
While the zombie mode always came free of charge with the base game, that isn’t the case for Advanced Warfare. Unfortunately, this time around, you’ll need to purchase the Havoc DLC which releases on Xbox Live–with other consoles to follow–on January 27, 2015 if you want to test your strength against these undead demons.
Does this make you want to pick up the Havoc DLC? Could there be a worst possible place for a zombie apocalypse to break out? Leave your thoughts in the comment section below.