Activision really need you to know that COD: WW2 places gamers’ boots again on the bottom. Throughout the sport’s reveal livestream, the phrase “boots on the ground” was mentioned a lot that it barely even means something to me anymore. Soldiers didn’t wall-run in WW2. We get it.
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COD: WW2 will take gamers throughout the European theatre, that includes the Normandy landings and different well-known battles from throughout the battle. France, Belgium, and Germany have all been confirmed.
The story will probably be about brotherhood, following the first Infantry Division as they wrestle between skirmishes. Developers Sledgehammer say they need gamers to have an emotional response, presumably earlier than having a distinct type of emotional response in on-line multiplayer or within the confirmed co-op Zombies mode.
“More than two and a-half years ago we made the decision to return this franchise to its roots, and Call of Duty: WW2 does so in epic fashion,” mentioned Eric Hirshberg, Activision CEO. “The team at Sledgehammer Games is delivering an authentic, gritty, cinematic experience that honours both the epic scale, and the human struggle of the greatest war the world has ever known. This game will let longtime fans experience WW2 like never before, and will introduce this historic conflict to a whole new generation of gamers in the process.”
During the livestream reveal, Activision obtained 4 of the sport’s actors on stage the place they spoke about their characters and the sport’s various personalities. All of the actors have been white dudes, however Activision promise a “cast of global and diverse characters”, so maybe we’ll see a bit extra human selection within the precise recreation.
Over in multiplayer, Divisions are this COD’s tackle create-a-class, letting gamers enlist in particular items. There’s additionally War, a brand new narrative-backed recreation mode – the total reveal of that’s coming at a later date. Last up, there’s Headquarters, a recent social hub the place gamers can meet up and showcase their character – presumably this implies there will probably be cosmetics to unlock, and due to this fact loot bins of some sort.