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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 now for PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and PC alongside backwards compatibility for PlayStation®5,Xbox Series X at 4K and 60FPS and Google Stadia. You can also play the original World War Z on Nintendo Switch.


Q: Where can I buy the game?

A: You can find both digitally 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 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 to have PlayStation Plus, Xbox Live or Nintendo Switch Online subscriptions to play online. Missions and solo modes can be played without said subscriptions.


Q: What is 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 new episodes to get a "Well What Did You Achieve" trophy?

A: Yes, but you need to finish all episodes on Insane or Extreme difficulty. Marseille, Rome and Kamchatka not included.


Q: I cannot unlock the "Handyman" trophy

A: You need to open and buy all perks in 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 3 pages and when you collect them all, they will give you a unique bonus perk. You can check the rewards for each document in the Challeges menu.

This 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.


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

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