World War Z trailer reveals 'PvPvZ' multiplayer

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Saber Interactive has revealed a new trailer for its upcoming co-op survival game World War Z, inspired by the "blockbuster film franchise."

The trailer, which you can watch for yourself above, showcases the game's unique take on multiplayer. Player vs Player vs Zombie mode—or PvPvZ, if you prefer—which will pit two teams of four players against each other while both sides try to survive relentless zombie hordes swarming from all directions. The hectic gameplay appears to take place in Moscow (opens in new tab), as we see players fighting in and around snow-covered buildings and warehouses.

World War Z's multiplayer will have five different modes including Swarm Deathmatch, Swarm Domination, and King of the Hill. I can only begin to imagine the chaos as players are forced to hold on to objectives not only against each other but against hordes of the dead too. Yikes!

In December we learned that World War Z would be an Epic Games Store exclusive (opens in new tab) and though we don't have any specific release date beyond a vague '2019,' we'll be sure to let you know as soon as we hear.

Sarah James
Guides Writer

Sarah started as a freelance writer in 2018, writing for PCGamesN, TechRadar, GamingBible, Red Bull Gaming and more. In 2021, she was offered a full-time position on the PC Gamer team where she takes every possible opportunity to talk about World of Warcraft and Elden Ring. When not writing guides, most of her spare time is spent in Azeroth—though she's quite partial to JRPGs too. One of her fondest hopes is to one day play through the ending of Final Fantasy X without breaking down into a sobbing heap. She probably has more wolves in Valheim than you.