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Watch The Reveal Trailer For 'Call of Duty: WWII,' Which Arrives November 3

After a teaser announcement last week, Sledgehammer Games revealed more details about the next Call of Dutytitle. Unlike recent installments in the series, Call of Duty: WWII will trade the futuristic combat and setting for a World War II backdrop, and it will be released on November 3.

The reveal trailer, which featured in-game engine footage, showed off the European theater of war between 1944-1945. You’ll play as Private Red Daniels, a soldier from Texas whose first steps in the war are in the Invasion of Normandy. You’ll make your way across the continent from France, to Belgium, and eventually to Germany with the 1st Infantry Division. Throughout the story, you’ll also encounter resistance fighters and spies who can help you fight the Nazi forces.

The major spotlight of the game, however, is multiplayer. We didn’t get to see much online gameplay, but the developers teased a short clip that showed many players grouped together on the beaches of Normandy. This is the “Headquarters” section of the multiplayer mode, where players can gather together and meet up before the fight. As you play online, you can also join infantry or armored divisions. There’s also a new game mode called War Mode where players are split into two teams, Allies and Axis, and both sides must utilize teamwork in order to capture specific objective targets.

There’s also a third gameplay mode that will feature you fighting an undead horde with your friends. In terms of the gameplay lore, the zombies you’ll be fighting are the Nazis’ latest experiment to create an army in the last days of the war.

More details are bound to arrive in the coming months. If you’re one of the many fans who will be at E3 in June, you’ll be able to try out the game’s multiplayer mode on the show floor. For everyone else, a private multiplayer beta is scheduled sometime later this year, and you can join the event if you pre-order the game. The standard edition will cost you $60 and the Digital Deluxe Edition, which features the Season Pass, is priced at $100. There’s also the Pro Edition, which includes the Season Pass as well as a steelbook cover for the game, which will also cost $100.

NameCall of Duty: WWII
TypeFirst-person shooter
DeveloperSledgehammer Games
PublisherActivision
PlatformsPC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Where To BuySteamPlayStation StoreXbox StoreAmazonBest BuyWalmartGameStop
Release DateNovember 3, 2017
  • ubercake
    The trailer says "Actual Gameplay", but nowhere in any of it is anyone holding a gun shooting at anything.

    I have always said the best thing about the Call of Duty series is the advertising. This game is no different.
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  • Kourgath223
    19614347 said:
    The trailer says "Actual Gameplay", but nowhere in any of it is anyone holding a gun shooting at anything.

    I have always said the best thing about the Call of Duty series is the advertising. This game is no different.

    To be more accurate it says "Actual In-game Footage" that does not necessarily mean "Actual Gameplay." In this case when they say "Actual In-game Footage" they basically just mean these are some cutscenes you can expect to see in the actual game.
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  • dstarr3
    19614359 said:
    19614347 said:
    The trailer says "Actual Gameplay", but nowhere in any of it is anyone holding a gun shooting at anything.

    I have always said the best thing about the Call of Duty series is the advertising. This game is no different.

    To be more accurate it says "Actual In-game Footage" that does not necessarily mean "Actual Gameplay." In this case when they say "Actual In-game Footage" they basically just mean these are some cutscenes you can expect to see in the actual game.

    But it is deliberately worded so vaguely to deceive customers into thinking "Oh yeah, this is exactly what gameplay will look like," instead of "Oh yeah, this is exactly what cutscenes will look like."
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  • Kourgath223
    19614453 said:
    19614359 said:
    19614347 said:
    The trailer says "Actual Gameplay", but nowhere in any of it is anyone holding a gun shooting at anything.
    I have always said the best thing about the Call of Duty series is the advertising. This game is no different.
    To be more accurate it says "Actual In-game Footage" that does not necessarily mean "Actual Gameplay." In this case when they say "Actual In-game Footage" they basically just mean these are some cutscenes you can expect to see in the actual game.
    But it is deliberately worded so vaguely to deceive customers into thinking "Oh yeah, this is exactly what gameplay will look like," instead of "Oh yeah, this is exactly what cutscenes will look like."
    And I won't debate that it is deliberately worded vaguely so as to deceive costumers because that is very much true. I will however debate claims that the trailer says "Actual Gameplay" because nowhere does it say that the "Actual In-game Footage" is "Actual Gameplay."
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  • NinjaNerd56
    It's their typical trash-on-rails. Yes, it's pretty, but not very good.
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  • fonzy
    I don't find it that pretty, even the cutscenes are not very impressive.
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  • dstarr3
    Also, I like how COD games are always rated M, but the marketing always unabashedly targets people well under 18.
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  • fudoka711
    Does anyone else wish the sound effects were more realistic? The gunshots sound more like lasers and the explosions definitely don't sound like actual explosions (at least compared to movie explosions).
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  • DookieDraws
    Call of Dookie: Return of The Turd :P
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  • gio2vanni86
    Well its returning to WW2 which is nice. How sledgehammer games executes the game itself still remains to be seen. It looked nice, and November is still a bit out. The future COD games were seriously just ehh. I mean they came out a few years back and the future looks nothing like that not even a smidgen. All COD games need reviews before purchase since after all they are owned by the evil corporation ACTIVISION.
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