Call of Duty: Warzone review

Need to Know

What is it? A standalone battle royale spinoff of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
Reviewed on RTX 2060, Ryzen 5 2600 3.4Ghz, 16 GB RAM
Price Free-to-play
Release date Out now
Publisher Activision
Developer Infinity Ward
Multiplayer 150-player battle royale
Link: Official site

My first Warzone win was full of highs and lows that I haven’t felt in other battle royale games, where dying can feel like hitting an invisible wall in the middle of a full sprint. 

After winning a few early fights in the TV Station, we all died to an enemy ambush and got sent to the Gulag. Amazingly, we all won our 1-on-1 fights and dropped right back into action. From there, we stuck to the shadows and slowly raised funds to call in our favorite custom loadouts. With my tried-and-true M4A1 kitted with a full suite of attachments, I ended with nine kills for a squad total of 20. For as much as Call of Duty: Warzone borrows from the best of its competition, it’s full of smart conveniences that are quickly making it my circle-shrinking murderfest of choice.

(Image credit: Activision)

You die quicker, but also heal faster.