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CoD: WWII Winter Siege event to bring back Gun Game mode

Published: 15:33, 07 December 2017
Updated: 13:28, 21 September 2018
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Call of Duty: WWII's first seasonal event is almost here. Winter Siege will deliver an array of activities and content to all Call of Duty: WWII players for free. The event will be time limited and feature the fan favourite Gun Game.

Call of Duty: WWII's first seasonal community event is about to go live. The event will run from Friday, 08 December 2017, until Tuesday, 02 January, 2018. Winter Siege will deliver "an array of activities and content for free to all Call of Duty: WWII players for a limited time" says the press release.

The Winter Siege will bring along a new, frost-covered Winter Carentan multiplayer map, the return of the Gun Game party mode, Double XP Playlists, a winterised Headquarters with new visiting Quartermaster. The new Winter Siege Supply Drops will deliver new, limited edition winter gear and content to players. 

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"The Winter Siege is all about celebrating with the Call of Duty community," said Aaron Halon, Senior Product Developer, Multiplayer, Sledgehammer Games. "There’s a ton of content for everyone to play during this time from a reimagined Winter Carentan multiplayer map that’s now packed with snow to Gun Game to Supply Drops full of winter-themed gear and content all available throughout the Winter Siege."

During the Winter Siege event, all players will have access to Winter Carentan, a snow-covered winter themed version of the Carentan map, previously only available as a reimagined Carentan map to Season Pass owners. 

The Winter Siege event also marks the limited-time return of Gun Game. The mode will make its Call of Duty: WWII debut during the second week of the event as part of a non-stop schedule of special 2XP playlists, delivering a way for players to take a variety of weapons out for a spin and keep their opponents guessing. 

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The Winter Siege event will winterise your Headquarters. The beach encampment will be taking on a seasonally appropriate appearance for the span of the event, and welcoming an all-new Quartermaster, Captain Butcher. "Captain Butcher visits Headquarters bearing Winter Siege Division uniforms, cosmetic items and weapon variants" explains the press release.

Call of Duty: WWII is now available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One X, Xbox One and PC. Call of Duty: WWII comes in the following editions:

  • Base Edition and Digital Base Edition
  • Digital Deluxe Edition
  • Pro Edition

Season Pass purchasers will receive 2018 Call of Duty: WWII Season Pass content.

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