clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Call of Duty: Warzone adds BR Trios Classic — a mode with no Gulag

The Warzone experience, but like PUBG

If you buy something from a Polygon link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

The jumpmaster signals several players to ready up as a round of Call of Duty Warzone kicks off inside a large cargo plane with green interior lighting. Image: Infinity Ward/Activision

Call of Duty: Warzone adds a few twists to the battle royale formula. Most notably, players can respawn once per match, or buy back their fallen allies. But on Friday, Infinity Ward added a new kind of playlist: BR Trios Classic.

In BR Trios Classic, players cannot collect cash, complete contracts, buy loadouts, or enter the Gulag and respawn. This new mode is a major shift for Warzone players, as the game’s Gulag and cash systems help it stand out from other battle royale modes.

In a patch late Monday night, Infinity Ward updated Warzone and made the Gulag weapons full-auto — they used to be mostly pistols and single-fire weapons. Players have since complained about the change on the Warzone subreddit, saying the change removed some of the Gulag’s dance-like combat.

But with BR Trios Classic, players won’t need to worry about the Gulag changes at all. Instead, a single death means you’re done for good, and will need to cheer on your allies from the sidelines, instead of waiting for a buy-back.

BR Trios Classic is currently live in Call of Duty: Warzone.


Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For more information, see our ethics policy.

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for Patch Notes

A weekly roundup of the best things from Polygon