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World War Z: Aftermath FAQ

Q: What platforms is World War Z: Aftermath available on?
A: World War Z: Aftermath is out for PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and PC alongside backward compatibility for PlayStation®5 and Xbox Series X at 4K 60 FPS. You can also play the original World War Z on Nintendo Switch.


Q: Where can I buy the game?
A: You can find digital and physical copies of World War Z: Aftermath here.


Q: Can I customize my character’s appearance?
A: We have several outfits in the game for each character.


Q: When is Horde Mode XL coming out?
A: Horde Mode XL is coming out in 2022.


Q: What languages is World War Z: Aftermath localized in?
A: Audio is only available in English, but the text is available in Spanish, Traditional Chinese, French, Italian, German, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, and Simplified Chinese.


Q: Does this game support local co-op?
A: No, there is no local co-op in World War Z: Aftermath. However, on World War Z on Nintendo Switch, you can play locally with other Switches.


Q: Is cross-platform supported?
A: Yes, cross-play is supported on PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S. There is no cross-play on Nintendo Switch.


Q: Do I need a paid subscription to play online?
A: Yes, you’d need PlayStation Plus, Xbox Live, or Nintendo Switch Online subscriptions to play online. Missions and solo modes can be played without said subscriptions.


Q: What are Prestige ranks for classes?
A: Prestige Ranks will grant unique rewards:
- Prestige perks;
- Unique weapon variants;
- Portrait frames.

Note: There are no additional rewards after Prestige 5.


Q: Do I need to finish all the new episodes to get a "Well, What Did You Achieve" trophy?
A: Yes, but you must finish all episodes on Insane or Extreme difficulty. Marseille, Rome, and Kamchatka are not included.


Q: I cannot unlock the "Handyman" trophy; what should I do?
A: You need to open and buy all perks in the game: Campaign Classes (7) and PvP Classes (10).


Q: My gun is not gaining any more experience
A: You may need to purchase an upgrade for the weapon you’re using. As long as your weapon has reached enough XP for an upgrade, you won't gain any more progression with it until you purchase an upgrade.


Q: What is a “Daily Challenge”?
A: Daily Challenges are unique tasks that let you earn additional rewards each day. You can complete them in both co-op and Horde Mode. 


Q: What are documents for?
A: There is a chance that you can find documents while completing a mission. Each document contains three pages; when you collect them all, they will give you a unique bonus perk. You can check the rewards for each document in the Challenges menu.

These perks stack for each member of a party group who has them.


Q: Bomber dropped a container; what’s that for?
A: Bomber can drop Biohazard Container if killed without exploding. You can also find Biohazard Containers as you explore.


You get additional rewards if you can complete a level with that container. If you’re holding a container and get damaged by Zeke, grenade, or explosive ammo, the container will take damage, and you will earn fewer rewards at the end of a level. For each player holding a Biohazard Container, you get extra rewards.

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