Call of Duty: WWII is now available worldwide both digitally and in retail. The new game is decked out with some fresh multiplayer modes including War Mode, Divisions and Headquarters. The game's story campaign follows the story of Ronald “Red” Daniels.
Call of Duty: WWII is now available worldwide both digitally and in retail. Even if you have spent a worrying amount of time hiding under a rock and are just now coming back to the real world, you know that the new Call of Duty: WWII is a return to the franchise's roots in terms of the central military conflict. Also, welcome back, your friends and family must have missed you very much.
"Call of Duty: WWII is the right game at the right time for our fans. Returning the franchise to its gritty, boots on the ground, military roots was a big opportunity and a big responsibility. We were determined to deliver an unforgettable World War II experience, and I think we have," said Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision.
"Call of Duty: WWII has been incredibly personal for us, with members of the Sledgehammer Games team and cast directly connected to World War II veterans. From the start, we committed ourselves to recreating the setting and locations as well as years of research to make sure we captured the spirit and tone that players will experience," said Glen Schofield, Co-Founder and Studio Head of Sledgehammer Games.
Michael Condrey, Co-Founder and Studio Head of Sledgehammer Games added: "The stories of sacrifice, comradery, and selflessness demonstrated by the men and women of The Greatest Generation inspired each of us to do the very best work of our careers. We kept these humble heroes at the forefront of developing the game and we proudly share it with the Call of Duty community in their honour."
Call of Duty WWII offers a story campaign that "immerses players into an intense journey filled with gripping action and epic battles" explains te press release.
The campaign will follow the story of Ronald “Red” Daniels, a member of the US 1st Infantry Division. As Daniels, the players will join the British forces and the French Resistance, battle across the beaches of Normandy, to the liberation of Paris and ultimately into Germany.
The game's multiplayer is set in some of the most iconic locations in World War II’s European theatre and features an arsenal of iconic weapons and equipment. The multiplayer modes include:
- War Mode: Developed in partnership with Raven Software, allows players to compete against each other as Allies and Axis forces in team-driven, objective missions.
- Divisions: Redefines create-a-class system for how players develop their WWII Multiplayer Careers by enlisting in five iconic divisions, including the first to the fight Airborne Division, sharpshooting Mountain Division, the versatile Infantry Division, heavily-equipped Armored Division, and the Expeditionary Division armed with incendiary rounds and shotguns.
- Headquarters: An evolving, shared social space for players to connect with fans and friends.