Call Of Duty: Warzone Shows You Points Of Interest On The Map As You Drop

Call of Duty's battle royale on PS4, Xbox One, and PC won't require you to open your map to pick a drop point.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's battle royale mode, Warzone, is available now. We've spent a bit of time playing and immediately noticed one very smart thing that Activision has added to its experience. One of the commonalities in battle royale games is popping open the map at the very start to surveying your surroundings and pick a drop point. However, Warzone makes this easier and more intuitive.

When the match begins and the plane is flying over the island, the location names of the various areas are superimposed over them, clearly visible from a birds-eye perspective. This means that, at a glance, you can see where everything is on your flight path and communicate quickly with teammates. It's a really simple touch that goes a long way in improving the player experience. Take a look at a screenshot of how it looks below.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's battle royale feels a bit like Splinter Cell: Conviction here
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's battle royale feels a bit like Splinter Cell: Conviction here

Warzone takes place on a map called Verdansk, which has been described as "an expansive city with multiple named zones and well over 300 points of interest. There are vehicles available to use on the maps, including cargo trucks, ATVs, and choppers.

For those that already own the main Modern Warfare game and have it installed there will be an updated that weighs in at between 18 and 22 GB, provided you already have the most recent updates. For new players, Warzone will be available to download for free as a standalone client. However, it will be much larger in size, taking up between 83-101 GB.

For more on the new mode, check out our roundup of everything we know about Call of Duty: Warzone.

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