Look away, Warzone 1 fans, as Call of Duty just announced the Caldera servers will be shutting down. The original game that brought Warzone to the Call of Duty world will no longer be available.
This announcement may shock the fan base that has grown to love and immerse themselves in the world of Warzone.
The decision to close down Caldera marks the end of an era but could also signal more to look forward to in the future.
When Is Warzone Caldera Shutting Down?
Warzone 1, also known as Warzone Caldera, will officially shut down on September 21, 2023, according to Call of Duty. The game, which features the Pacific map, will no longer be playable after this date.
The developer confirmed all online services, including Caldera gameplay, progression, and inventories, will shut down on the date mentioned above.
If you purchased skins from Modern Warfare (2019), Black Ops Cold War, or Vanguard, they will only remain on those specific titles.
Furthermore, they have also verified that the aforementioned changes will have no repercussions on the existing Warzone game, ensuring that there will be no disruptions to “gameplay, inventory, or player progression.”
Why Are the Warzone 1 Servers Shutting Down?
The Warzone Caldera servers are being taken offline as the developing team wants to focus on future Warzone content, including the current Warzone 2 game.
Moreover, Call of Duty is placing emphasis on the upcoming release of Warzone Mobile. This version will introduce a shared Battle Pass system and enable cross-progression.