World War Z has had its issues when it launched this week. Netcode issues and crashing problems but Saber Interactive has been working on fixes. With Focus Home Interactive listing all the known issues and assuring a patch is on the way.

The currently known problems are.


  • Some players experience a game crash on launch.
  • Some people are unable to see their friends on the friends list / Unable to invite friends to the game.
  • Some players lose their progress after a game crash.
    If this is happening to you, please send us your corrupted save in a new thread here on the forums, this will help us out a lot. To be safe, back up a copy of everything in your save folder in a different location. Your saves are located here: \AppData\Local\Saber\WWZ\client\storage
    Appdata is a hidden folder located in your User folder.
  • The game always freezes when using “<” symbol in chat.
  • Default DirectX 11 swtiches to Vulkan automatically.
  • There are some keybinding issues.


  • Some players experience a game crash that sometimes removes progress.
  • Lobo Pack Pre-order bonus is locked (these players will get the pack very soon)
  • People can only play with players of same region (region lock)
  • Progress is lost after a PSN name change. Please don’t do this until it has been fixed.
  • Game sometimes disconnects at the end of some missions.

Xbox One

  • Some players can’t progress the “Key to the City” mission after the “Protect Search Team” objective.


  • Some players are unable to receive weapon XP.
  • Some players can’t get all the weapons from Pre-order Lobo Pack.

World War Z is now available for PC, Xbox One, and PS4.

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