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Here's a first look at Warzone 2's new Resurgence map Ashika Island

Coming in February's Season 2.

Ahead of its imminent arrival in Call of Duty: Warzone 2's second season, Activision has given a first proper look at Ashika Island, the free-to-play shooter's previously teased new map.

Activision formally unveiled Ashika Island in a series of posts on Twitter, explaining the new "small map" will play host to both DMZ matches and the returning Resurgence mode - which ups the pace by dropping the player count to 40-50 and enabling respawns.

The accompanying aerial view of Ashika Island highlights a number of key points of interest - labelled as Residential, Shipwreck, Tsuki Castle, Port Asika, Town Centre, Beach Club, and Ogaikku Farms - with four of the map's landmarks getting a more detailed reveal via the medium of screenshot and dubious haiku.

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"Deep below the Earth/Long tendrils branching outward/Warmth knows no home here", is how Activision describes Ashika's Underground Waterway, while the Beach Club's haiku reads, "Not a vacation/Don’t let cabanas deceive/Grab sand, take cover".

Also given the screenshot/haiku treatment are Ashika's relatively compact town centre (Long range or up close/Through the market's many stalls/Find the next shootout), and Tsuki Castle: "Infiltrate quickly/Past the tower’s defenders/Reach the hidden space."

If your hype nubbin is sufficiently tweaked, Ashika Island and Resurgence arrive as part of Warzone 2's slightly delayed Season 2 on 15th February. Also expect to see the return of the 1v1 Gulag in Battle Royale mode, difficulty tuning and a new Exclusion Zone for DMZ, plus DMZ looting and loadouts changes among Season 2's other additions.

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