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world war z switch update

Saber Interactive has announced that it has just released a new update for the Switch version of World War Z.

Version 1.08 is highlighted by the Marseille story campaign episode as well as the infamous Horde Mode Z. The mode throws waves of progressively challenging enemies at teams of up to four squadmates, with increasingly greater rewards for surviving.

Here’s a teaser for Marseille:

World War Z update 1.0.7

World War Z received a new update on Switch this week, bringing the game to version 1.0.7. It’s a notable patch as it includes support for gyroscope motion controls, graphics preferences, and more.

Below are the full patch notes for the World War Z version 1.0.7 update:

world war z comparison

A new comparison video has come in for the Switch version of World War Z, putting it up against the PS4 release. Another outlet such as Digital Foundry may publish a more in-depth technical analysis later on, but YouTuber ElAnalistaDeBits has shared some early findings. It looks like Saber has done an admirable job, though changes and cuts were made on Switch.

As far as resolution is concerned, you’re getting 720p in both docked and portable modes from the Switch version of World War Z. ElAnalistaDeBits notes that there’s heavy temporal anti-aliasing when playing on a television. Frame rate comes in at 30 FPS.

World War Z gameplay

Gameplay has come in for the Switch version of World War Z, Saber Interactive’s co-op third-person shooter featuring swarms of zombies. Today’s video contains just under a half hour of footage.

For more on World War Z, check out the following overview:

World War Z trailer

World War Z is out on Switch today, and Focus Entertainment and Saber Interactive are celebrating with a new trailer.

For those that haven’t been keeping up with our previous coverage, check out the following overview containing additional information:

world war z developer

Another impressive Switch port is about to join the Switch family, as developer Saber Interactive has just wrapped up work on its port of World War Z for the console.

Dmitry Grigorenko, the game’s lead game designer, was kind enough to answer some questions about the project. He had much to say about how Saber went about bringing World War Z to Switch.

Below is our full discussion:

saber interactive switch ports

Saber Interactive has been behind some notable Switch ports, including The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and the Crysis Remastered games. The studio is also about ready to ship another impressive release in the form of World War Z. Many wouldn’t have thought that we’d be seeing this game on Nintendo’s console, but Saber managed to make it happen in the end.

Even though World War Z has been the toughest Switch port for Saber Interactive thus far, lead game designer Dmitry Grigorenko doesn’t believe that Nintendo is in need of a more powerful iteration of the hardware. In fact, Grigorenko stated that his team along with other companies “have already proven that there is no such thing as an impossible port.”

world war z switch release

Ahead of next month’s Switch release of World War Z, Nintendo Everything was able to speak with lead game designer Dmitry Grigorenko, and as part of that, we learned about what to expect from the title’s frame rate and resolution.

Regarding the game’s performance, Grigorenko stated:

World War Z Switch

We’ve seen World War Z on Switch with screenshots, but not any actual footage. That changes today with a new trailer that’s just come in from Focus Entertainment and Saber Interactive.

World War Z on Switch will offer fast-paced third-person shooter gameplay with swarms of hundreds of zombies. It’s all powered by Saber’s Swarm Engine. Expect to travel to New York, Moscow, Jerusalem and Tokyo on your own or as a squad of up to four players. The game has seven unique classes as well as various weapons, explosives, turrets and traps.

Here’s the full trailer for the Switch version of World War Z:

World War Z Switch release date

World War Z now has a release date on Switch thanks to an eShop listing. The game is on track to be available starting on November 3, the store page reveals.

Here’s an overview of the game:

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