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Warzone 2.0 Gulag Revealed

Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 is set to feature an all-new Gulag system.
Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 is set to feature an all-new Gulag system. / Image courtesy of Activision

Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 is set to feature an all-new Gulag system.

As revealed during the COD: Next showcase, it appears the days of 1v1 gunfights for respawning privileges are over. Here is a breakdown of everything you need to know about the new Gulag in Warzone 2.0.

Upon its initial launch, Warzone 2.0's Al Mazrah map will feature a 2v2 Gulag system.

As just about all battle royale fans were well aware of, the original Warzone experience debuted a system where players who died during the early part of the match could face off 1v1 against another player in order to respawn. Both players were simply given the same weapon and a small, three-lane map to duke it out.

In Warzone 2.0, however, it appears players will be forced to team up with another random enemy player to battle a duo of two other randoms in order to respawn.

This should certainly be quite the adjustment, especially considering that proximity chat is confirmed to be coming in Warzone 2.0.

Additionally, it appears players won't be given a gun right away, as they'll have to start off by looting around the Gulag map in a frenzy for one instead.

On top of all of this as well, the new Gulag will also feature an alternative way to escape — finding and killing an AI enemy called "The Jailer" and using his key.

Ultimately, those who escape the Gulag will keep any weapons they picked up along the way, as well as have to return to viewing their partner as an enemy for the rest of the game.


Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is set to release worldwide on Oct. 28, 2022.

Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 and DMZ are set to launch free-to-play worldwide as part of Modern Warfare 2 Season One on Nov. 16, 2022.

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