Call of Duty: World War II Takes the Series Back to its Roots

To get my bias out of the way I will admit that I have played EVERY Call of Duty game since the original came out on PC in 2003. I’ve played them when they changed storylines. I played them when they switched publishers. I followed Call of Duty to every iteration and each time I wondered when they were going to go back to World War II. Now they have gone back to that war in a huge way. 


Today saw the launch of the new trailer for the next game in the Call of Duty series. Titled simply Call of Duty: WWII, publisher Activision has released a new trailer with in-game footage from the new game that you can watch below.


As you can see, the newest iteration of the hit franchise takes a violent, bloody look at that time in history and includes an impressive cast including Josh Duhamel (Transformers: The Last Knight). You step into the role of a Private in the “Bloody 1st” Division on D-Day. The single player campaign will feature an immersive story that has your character on the front lines of the D-Day invasion as well as working with the French Resistance. According to Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg, this is the Call of Duty fans “had been waiting to see.”


Let me know what you think. Are you a fan of the Call of Duty franchise? Which is your favorite and why? Let me know in the comments below.

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