Call of Duty Warzone: 30 Million Players And Counting Two Weeks Post-Release
To put that figure into perspective, when Apex Legends launched back in 2019, it racked up 25 million players in a week. However, Warzone has one big thing going for it when it comes to its stellar player numbers: COVID-19 (coronavirus).
With much of the world paralyzed (or in the case of China, recovering), people have been asked to stay home from work and from school. Those that are shut-in, quarantined from the rest of the world have turned increasingly to games like Warzone, Fortnite, and Call of Duty (among others).
Warzone’s battle royale mode supports up to a whopping 150 players, each placed in three-person squads. Like other similar games, the playing “circle” shrinks as the match length grows, putting players in close proximity. There’s also a Plunder mode, which tasks you and your three-member squad with collecting the most Cash via hunting, scavenging, and defending
Call of Duty: Warzone is a cross-platform and is currently available as a free standalone download for Windows PCs, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. For those that already own Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, you can access the Warzone game mode from the Main Menu.
For tips on how to come out on top in the game and what to expect post-jump, be sure to check out our Call of Duty: Warzone guide.