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World War Z Comes to Nintendo Switch on November 2

September 8, 2021

Pre-order the blockbuster zombie shooter on Nintendo Switch and battle the undead swarm in intense campaign and multiplayer modes around the world


Saber Interactive and Focus Entertainment have announced that World War Z, the best-selling zombie shooter inspired by Paramount Pictures’ blockbuster film and experienced already by over 15 million players worldwide, will launch on Nintendo Switch on Nov. 2, 2021 check out the Reveal Trailer!


Battle for humanity’s survival against the relentless forces of the undead apocalypse alone or with friends across multiple game modes. World War Z is available to pre-order today on Nintendo Switch digitally and at major retailers. World War Z - Deluxe Edition features a bounty of bonus weapons and skins and will also be available for digital pre-order.



Powered by Saber’s dynamic Swarm Engine™, World War Z on Nintendo Switch delivers a thrilling, fast-paced action experience featuring four co-op story campaign episodes around the world in New York, Moscow, Jerusalem and Tokyo. Battle hundreds of bloodthirsty zombies at a time on your own or as a squad of up to four players with seven unique classes and an arsenal of deadly weapons, explosives, turrets and traps.


World War Z will release on Nintendo Switch on November 2 and players can pre-order the game now! World War Z is available now on PC, PlayStation®4 and Xbox One, with the upgraded version World War Z Aftermath releasing September 21. For more information, visit, and follow the series on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

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About World War Z on Nintendo Switch


The Swarm comes to the Switch. World War Z is a heart-pounding coop third-person shooter for up to 4 players featuring swarms of hundreds of zombies. Inspired by the Paramount Pictures film, World War Z focuses on fast-paced gameplay while exploring storylines from around the world. Humanity is on the brink of extinction. From New York to Moscow, through Jerusalem and Tokyo, the undead apocalypse continues to spread. As the end looms, a hardened few band together to defeat the horde and outlive the dead.

  • Story-Driven Co-op Campaign: Outlive the dead through intense four-player co-op campaign episodes around the world set in New York, Moscow, Jerusalem and Tokyo.

  • Battle the Terrifying Zombie Swarm: Face hundreds of zombies at a time, brought to life in gruesome detail with incredible firefights featuring explosive firepower and action.

  • Get Stronger & Never Surrender: Choose from seven distinct character classes, unlock powerful weapon upgrades, and take on even greater battles in Challenge mode.

  • Intense 4v4 Competitive Multiplayer: Fight real players and the undead in team-based Players vs. Players vs. Zombies (PvPvZ) multiplayer game modes.

  • World War Z - Deluxe Edition: This digital version features bonus content including the Lobo Weapon Pack, Biohazard Weapon Pack, Military Weapon Pack, Last Aid Weapon Pack, Signature Weapon Pack, War Heroes Character Skin Pack, and the Professionals Character Skin Pack.