Call of Duty’s WWII title first appeared as a holiday release, from Sledgehammer Games and published by Activision, in 2017. Players and reviewers have praised the game for its return to the roots of Call of Duty, where previous titles like Advanced Warfare and Black Ops 4 were given mixed reviews for their fantastic, futuristic and ultimately too complex and un-relatable storylines and mechanics.
WWII of course is based during the harrowing years of World War II, where you control Ronald “Red” Daniels within the 1st Infantry Division in the European theatre. The campaign, while criticized for being too similar to previous wartime releases in the franchise, was regarded well for its accuracy and authenticity to the referenced times during the Nazi regime. Multiplayer-wise, the game balanced small maps and weapons with straight forward progression alongside Divisions that allowed for diversity in characters and abilities in lieu of the Create-A-Class system. The result was a Call of Duty title that was a welcomed addition and realigned players with the
Call of Duty: WWII will be available for PlayStation Plus members as a free download to play starting May 26. Next month’s second free game has yet to be announced, but is expected to be available first week of June. In more Call of Duty news, Captain Price is slated to return to battle for Season 4 of Modern Warfare.