A Warzone 2 leak showcased footage of gameplay elements from Plunder, sparking rumors of a potential return.
In early January, a video showcasing map icons previously used in Plunder made its rounds on social media. The fan-favorite game mode originated in Warzone 1 and provided a unique spin on the usual battle royale formula.
Instead of fighting to be the last team standing, players competed in a race to earn $2 million first by killing enemies, looting crates, and completing contracts. Plunder played similarly to Warzone 2’s new DMZ mode, allowing players to roam the map without the confines of a closing circle.
Community members have been begging for the fan-favorite game mode to return ever since the developers controversially removed it during WZ1 Season 4 Reloaded.
Warzone 2 leak showcases Plunder gameplay
On February 6, CoD leaker CODSploitzimgs shared a video of an operator standing somewhere on Al Mazrah. In the bottom left of the screen, there is a money indicator that looks very close to what we saw in Plunder.
Community members pleaded with the developers to finally add back the game mode.
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One player responded, “I hope that means Plunder releases in Season 2 Reloaded or Season 3 at least.”
A second user added, “please say Plunder will release in Season 2.”
Warzone 2’s second season begins on February 15. Infinity Ward gave a brief look at what’s coming, including a new Resurgence map, 1v1 Gulag, and an overhaul to the game’s looting system.
On February 8, the full season 2 announcement blog reveals everything coming to the battle royale sequel in the upcoming season.
While fans will be on the edge of their seats in anticipation of a Plunder announcement, fans of the game mode should consider trying DMZ. The looter-shooter provides a refreshing change of pace, similar to what Plunder originally achieved.