‘Survivor: Winners at War’: Time for ‘The Merge’ and Edge of Extinction Returnee Says Jeff Probst

Survivor: Winners at War news reveals the tribe merge happens in this week’s episode, along with a banished castaway’s return. Jeff Probst tells the tribes to let go of their buffs and officially announces the merge. Not only that, but an Edge of Extinction resident will return to the game. Which one of the eliminated legends will it be?

Survivor: Jeff Probst Reveals Merge This Week

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for. In this week’s episode of Survivor: Winners at War, “This Is Where the Battle Begins,” Jeff Probst says the magic words, “drop your buffs”. In the promo for the episode, the tribes arrive at the beach for the immunity challenge. “It’s a big day,” Jeff says, which appears to make a few of them nervous. “Once again the game is about to change”.

After telling them to drop their buffs, Jeff tosses the remaining Survivor castaways their new tribe buffs. They’re all one tribe now. Although everyone seems excited about the change, the camaraderie isn’t going to last. This is sure to shake up the current dynamics as it typically does every season. It should be interesting to see which alliances shift and which stay the same.

Only ‘New Schoolers’ Left on ‘Winners at War’

Yul Kwon was booted by his tribemates last week and he was the last old school Survivor player left in the game. Now all the castaways playing are part of the new age group. With the exception of Natalie Anderson, everyone voted off Winners at War belongs to the older and simpler version of the game without so many twists.

It seems the younger generation of Survivor castaways have a better understanding of the twists and advantages than the legends currently living on Edge of Extinction. Plus, the players with big names like Boston Rob Mariano and Sandra Diaz-Twine were always being thrown around. So, they couldn’t exactly fly under the radar.

Survivor: Winners at War – First Edge of Extinction Castaway Returns

Not only will the tribes become one, but there’s also going to be an Edge of Extinction challenge to determine which eliminated castaway returns. “We have 11,” Jeff Probst says to the active players, “we’re about to have 12”. Then, he calls in the group of Edge of Extinction dwellers.

Natalie Anderson, Amber Brkich Mariano, Ethan Zohn, Danni Boatwright, Tyson Apostol, Parvati Shallow, Yul Kwon and also Boston Rob Mariano, will be competing. According to a CBS leak, Natalie and Tyson supposedly return. Who do you want to get a second chance at two million dollars?

Winners at War is on Wednesdays on CBS.

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