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  • Summary: Call of Duty returns to its roots with Call of Duty: WWII - a breathtaking experience that redefines World War II for a new gaming generation. Land in Normandy on D-Day and battle across Europe through iconic locations in historys most monumental war. Experience classic Call of Duty combat,Call of Duty returns to its roots with Call of Duty: WWII - a breathtaking experience that redefines World War II for a new gaming generation. Land in Normandy on D-Day and battle across Europe through iconic locations in historys most monumental war. Experience classic Call of Duty combat, the bonds of camaraderie, and the unforgiving nature of war against a global power throwing the world into tyranny. Expand
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  1. Positive: 62 out of 83
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  1. Nov 2, 2017
    95
    Call of Duty: WW2 is the best Call of Duty in years. Bombastic story, killer grounded multiplayer, and a dark and scary Zombies make up one of the most complete and enjoyable Call of Duty experiences in years.
  2. Nov 2, 2017
    90
    A spectacular release that has a strong chance of becoming a fan favourite as one of the best Call of Duty releases in years.
  3. Nov 15, 2017
    85
    If you buy Call of Duty games every year, there's no reason to pass on WWII, which is a quality installment in the long-running franchise. The single-player portion was surprisingly good, but with the exception of the new War mode, the multiplayer was not to my liking. The developers wanted the multiplayer to be more rapidly paced, but it lacks balance because the Airborne division is incredibly overpowered. The Nazi Zombies mode is fun, as always. WWII is a good break from the science-fiction mechanics of the past few releases in the series, and it's a worthwhile purchase since you're bound to sink dozens of hours into it.
  4. Nov 3, 2017
    80
    Many people thought that changing the setting for this Call of Duty: WWII would be great. Maybe returning to historical events is not a bad notion and the new COD is an always slick shooter, but the game is also short on new ideas.
  5. Nov 13, 2017
    80
    There's no denying that in the moment, the single-player campaign, the multiplayer modes, and Zombies mode are satisfying and create a well-tuned shooter experiences defined by super-high production values and polish. Take a longer view, however, and you're likely to feel more than a little ennui over the setting and a bit let down by a game that feels like a corporate decision rather than a passion project. World War II defined the course of nations and the fate of millions. Call of Duty: WWII misses the opportunity to find its own, unique or emotionally compelling journey through the conflict. It is a mechanically solid, visually impressive shooter bolted to a story we've seen too many times.
  6. Nov 6, 2017
    75
    Call of Duty: WW2 is refreshing thanks to its slower pace, historical weaponry and thematic divisions. However, this game does not really reinvent the wheel, especially when it comes to the single-player.
  7. Nov 10, 2017
    50
    The game aims to tell a story of the brotherhood between soldiers, but it’s ill-served by undeveloped characterizations.

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  1. Nov 3, 2017
    10
    بازی شاهکاریه هم از نظر گرافیک و هم از نظر داستان . بخش زامبی هم خیلی ترسناک و پیشرفت کرده چون اسلج همر توی بازی های deadspace همکاری داشتهویکبازی شاهکاریه هم از نظر گرافیک و هم از نظر داستان . بخش زامبی هم خیلی ترسناک و پیشرفت کرده چون اسلج همر توی بازی های deadspace همکاری داشتهویک بخش زامبی عالی آورده.میریم سراغ بخش چندنفره که با داشتن چند حالت جدید پیشرفت زیادی داشته و به دوران اوج خود رسیده. Expand
  2. Nov 4, 2017
    9
    Amazing graphics, amazing sound, amazing acting. Any review under 5 is written by children. While not.a masterpiece, this game is a top notchAmazing graphics, amazing sound, amazing acting. Any review under 5 is written by children. While not.a masterpiece, this game is a top notch experience. Take your time with the story. Play on veteran mode. Make it last. The pvp is creative and diverse although I want more game modes and variety in war mode. Expand
  3. Dec 6, 2020
    8
    Me diverti no jogo porém o modo história é muito curto e senti falta de maior variedade de armas durante a campanha do jogo, até por que euMe diverti no jogo porém o modo história é muito curto e senti falta de maior variedade de armas durante a campanha do jogo, até por que eu prefiro jogar offline e aproveitar a história dos games. O modo zombies é legal mas não supera o modo zombies do black ops 2. E no modo multiplayer online demora muito pra desbloquear as armas e acessórios o que torna a experiência um pouco frustrante. A nota é 8/10 por que apesar das críticas eu pude me divertir jogando a campanha e a temática da segunda guerra mundial é muito interessante. Expand
  4. Nov 12, 2017
    5
    When I person can run around the map with just a shovel while everyone else has machine guns, and have the high score your WWII shooter hasWhen I person can run around the map with just a shovel while everyone else has machine guns, and have the high score your WWII shooter has problems. This game is buggier than road kill. Snipers quick scoping in close quarters without taking time to aim, because the aim assist for snipers is ridiculous. it has the potential to be so much fun too. That's what makes playing it so frustrating. Expand
  5. Feb 8, 2021
    4
    I think its really over hated i loved the campaign zombies is also really good the mutiplayer ehh i think thats where peolpe are pissed withI think its really over hated i loved the campaign zombies is also really good the mutiplayer ehh i think thats where peolpe are pissed with the game but 7/10 Expand
  6. Jul 11, 2020
    2
    Stop listening to the corrupt, fake, paid-off reviews. This game is not worth buying. The story is boring and forgettable. The multiplayer isStop listening to the corrupt, fake, paid-off reviews. This game is not worth buying. The story is boring and forgettable. The multiplayer is repetitive, boring and has some of the worst cut scene animations which look like they belong in a PS1 era game. Expand
  7. May 23, 2018
    0
    DO NOT EXPECT YOUR ORIGINAL FONDNESS TO BE REKINDLED BY THIS MASQUERADE.
    This is not a WW2 game. As stated by many others, this is a just
    DO NOT EXPECT YOUR ORIGINAL FONDNESS TO BE REKINDLED BY THIS MASQUERADE.
    This is not a WW2 game. As stated by many others, this is a just modern warfare reskinned to look like WW2. I was very excited about this game, because I was an avid player of the original CODs in the WW2 era. I was hoping to get that experience with updated features. I am beyond disappointed. To help others avoid buying this game with false expectations, I will tell you what aspects ruined it for me.

    -BOLT ACTION IRON SIGHTS DESTROYED
    Firstly, the only weapon I used in COD1, UO, and COD2 was the bolt action rifle with iron sights. It took skill, and it fit my play style of not jumping around like an idiot with an SMG. Bolt action rifles (iron sights only) also happened to be the most common weapon in WW2 apart from American forces. What does COD WW2 give us? One bolt action rifle with iron sights that was put into the game as an afterthought and must be unlocked AND take up an attachment slot. Scopes are the default. In addition the iron sight bolt action rifle still handles like there is a scope on it. The animation and timing looks and feels like you are trying to look through the lens. This exclusion of the one of the most quintessential aspects of the WW2 genre is a slap in the face to all bolt action iron sight lovers.

    -This is still nothing more than a full auto/quick scoping nightmare.
    Full autos existed in the original CODs, but they were nowhere near the instakill 'who shoots first' death machines that comprise CODWW2. Yes, a good player could iron sight someone at long range with a carefully aimed headshot, but not at full auto. The original full auto weapons wouldn't melt down 4 players instantly halfway across the map. The recoil was far greater, and trigger control was necessary for accuracy even at close range.

    -Bullet piercing is outrageous.
    Bullets from even small caliber fire piercing thick metal surfaces is ludicrous. It's even worse on rinse and repeat maps with predictable hiding places. Just shoot through where you know someone will be. Yawn.

    -Tactical awareness of surroundings ruined.
    Then: Stealth determined by careful movement and selective fire. Enemy positions determined by careless movement and selective fire. You learned to locate the enemy by listening and instinct. The distinct sound of a Garand after it fired its last round giving you a brief window of opportunity. The difference between an enemy and ally based on the type of gun being fired. Does a German break cover to pursue the location of the person firing an STG44? Not likely. Weapons were restricted to the forces that used them. This seemingly unimportant aspect makes a world of difference in actual gameplay. You had only your senses to help you. Yes people still did the "run n' gun"/"spray n pray", but they were at a serious disadvantage to a calculated player.

    Now: Any gun, any player. Weapon distinctions rendered pointless. Recon scorestreak to show enemy positions. So much overpowering ambient noise and/or perks to make listening for the enemy no more than a crapshoot.

    -Screen shake over the top.
    My screen shakes constantly. Far away explosions make your screen shake violently. It's a stupidly poor attempt at immersion and gives me a headache.

    -Melee Showdowns
    Who didn't enjoy watching two bolt actions clashing at close range and having a melee duel? Dancing around trying to land a carefully aimed rifle butt to the face. It was almost a common understanding, an unspoken gentleman's agreement if you will, to duke it out. It was an endearing aspect of the originals. Well, that's not a thing anymore. The old mechanics made it viable. Now, well, the game design doesn't even allow for such a thing to happen.

    Bottom Line:
    I made the mistake of pre-ordering this game on PSN due to my excitement but couldn't get a refund after I played the Beta. I didn't download the actual game and play it for 6 months because the Beta disgusted me. They destroyed practically everything that made the original games great. Why do I have to play for hours to unlock the most common weapon type in WW2 (iron sighted bolt action)?
    ***Yes I am aware that the American standard issue was not a bolt action, but the British, German, Russian, Japanese, Italian, etc were all issued bolt action iron sighted weapons as the primary small arm***
    Why is the only ONE available designed like garbage?
    This game was marketed with lies that appealed to the emotional attachment players had to the originals and only delivered hot garbage. The game doesn't even feel like WW2.

    I don't care about the micro transactions. You don't have to buy crates to get loot and unlockables. You get plenty of crates from orders and contracts. If people want to waste money on overpriced crates, that's their prerogative.

    Buy the game used if you must. There is certainly no shortage of used copies.
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