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Activision has announced that Warzone Caldera, the current iteration of the original Call of Duty battle royale game, will be shut down September 21, 2023.

Call of Duty: Warzone released on March 10, 2020, as part of 2019’s remake of Modern Warfare and proved to be hugely popular. Warzone was subsequently expanded with content from Black Ops Cold War and Vanguard, even housing a crossover with King Kong and Godzilla. After the launch of its sequel, Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0, on November 16, 2022, the game was renamed to Warzone: Caldera, but remained available for players who preferred the old experience and wanted to continue playing with all the content they had unlocked or purchased over the years.

Those looking for a Call of Duty battle royale experience won’t have any other choice than going over to Warzone 2.0 after September 21. In the official announcement of the move, Activision argued that the resources used to maintain Warzone Caldera will be better spent on upcoming titles.

“Players should prepare for even more Warzone content across consoles and PC, as well as a new era of Battle Royale on the go with the launch of Call of Duty: Warzone Mobile, which includes a shared Battle Pass and cross-progression. The Call of Duty team and Studios look forward to sharing more details soon,” Activision wrote, promising additional content for the future. The shutdown of Warzone Caldera, the company noted, wouldn’t have any impact on Warzone 2.0.

Purchased content from the three Call of Duty games included in Warzone Caldera like skins or operators will continue to be available in those three titles, but not in Warzone 2.0, which runs on a different engine and did not allow players to transfer over their inventories from the original.