Call of Duty: WWII Review Roundup

Call of Duty: WWII has arrived. The boots are on the ground, we’ve returned to World War II, and players are putting their squads back together. But what have the critics been saying about the game?

by Kevin Kelly on November 16, 2017

Call of Duty: WWII launched one week ago, and the game is resonating with players and setting records. From the cinematic campaign, to the innovative multiplayer to the pulse-pounding moments in Nazi Zombies, new fans and returning squads are loving the all new journey to the historical setting of World War II.

But what have the critics been saying about the new title developed by Sledgehammer Games with support from Raven Software? Let’s take a look at what they’ve been saying about Call of Duty: WWII”

“Whether you’re crawling through the trenches in the campaign’s D-Day landing, fighting on the competitive battlefields, or lopping off gruesome undead soldiers’ heads in Nazi Zombies, Call of Duty: WWII offers a surprisingly fast-paced and fun World War II experience” - IGN

"Call of Duty's long-awaited return to its World War II roots is not only a homecoming, but also a commemoration of the powerful bonds that form between brothers in arms - GameSpot

“Each battle is intense, and the attention to details of the imagery — like the quality of the water in a stream running through a forest — is amazing. It’s an authentic Call of Duty” - GamesBeat

 “Sledgehammer Games and the other Call of Duty developers that contributed to this massive release have put together something really special here”Attack of the Fanboy

Call of Duty: WWII is an impressive feat”GamingIllustrated

Call of Duty: WWII is the complete package and a must-play first-person shooter this holiday season - WindowsCentral

An explosive, surprising return to its roots - Telegraph

“Sledgehammer brings the series back to its roots, delivering an experience that may be the most cinematic and realistic depiction of the European Theater in a game to date” - GamingTrend

The campaign is emotional, multiplayer is classic, and Nazi Zombies is downright dark and terrifying”PlayStation Lifestyle
“The single player campaign, combined with a solid (and tough) Zombies mode and a robust multiplayer set-up, makes this the most balanced Call of Duty we’ve seen in some time”ComicBook

“A simply perfect campaign”

Damn good entertainment - GIGA

Sledgehammer nails the return to World War II” - Stevivor

It’s been 10 years since the series has been to World War II and the return is glorious - COGconnected

“Call of Duty: WWII delivers on all fronts: compelling and heartfelt in its storytelling; imposing in its sense of scale and spectacle; and unremittingly addictive in its gunplay” PCGamesN

“Call of Duty is back, baby!” Impulse Gamer

Call of Duty: WWII is available now, and whether you’re a seasoned player or brand-new to the franchise, you won’t want to miss this immersive return to Call of Duty’s roots.

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