“The Call of Duty® franchise has become one of the most well-known and popular shooting games of all time. With millions of players worldwide, we are very excited to bring the franchise to mobile gamers. The mobile game will offer the same fun and excitement that millions of fans have come to know and love with Call of Duty: WWII on console, P.C., and now mobile devices. “
“With a new era for Call of Duty on mobile devices, it was important for us to partner with Activision to ensure that we deliver an experience fans will enjoy,” said Steffen Wiese, CEO at Ketchapp. “We are very excited about bringing this franchise to our players as we believe there is a great opportunity for both Ketchapp’s and Activision’s fans.”
“Ketchapp is the perfect partner for us as they are dedicated to creating entertaining gameplay experiences that their users love,” said Nick Chester, Vice President of Development at Activision. “We’re excited to be working with Ketchapp as they share our passion for creating great entertainment experiences.”
Call of Duty: WWII has become the #1 top-grossing console game of 2017 in North America, according to NPD Group data. In September 2017, Call of Duty: WWII became the only Call of Duty game to launch, with more than $500 million in revenue in its first three days. Earlier this year, Call of Duty: WWII became the first console game in history to reach $1 billion in retail sales worldwide. In January 2018, Call of Duty: WWII broke a record for most players on a single platform playing simultaneously online when more than 43 million players played together on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
Call of Duty: WWII has set multiple records since its release, including the best-selling original property launch annually and the most important day and weekend launch for any entertainment product. This success follows three years at No. 1 for Activision Blizzard in the U.S. and eight consecutive years at No. 1 in the U.K. and Australia, the longest run of No. 1 positions by any console game in history. The game is also the highest-rated Call of Duty title on Metacritic, with 94 percent positive reviews, measured by more than 250 reviewers and critics.
“We’re incredibly excited to be working with Nintendo Switch as we continue to grow our relationship with fans,” said Pete Hines, VP of Marketing at Activision. “Nintendo has a great track record for innovation and quality, and it’s clear their fans have embraced our franchise like never before.”
“Nintendo Switch is a system that enables us to bring the content we believe will be most fun for gamers wherever they are,” said John Blackburn, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Publisher Development & General Manager of EPD Group Marketing Services. “We look forward to working with our friends at Activision Blizzard to create unique experiences that will delight both longtime fans of Call of Duty and new gamers alike.”
The Nintendo Switch version of “Call of Duty: WWII” will be released on November 3, 2017. Fans who pre-order the game from Nintendo eShop will receive access to the Private Multiplayer Beta beginning October 25. The Private Multiplayer Beta is a multiplayer-only experience focused on the new multiplayer mode, War Mode. It will feature a mix of classic, fan-favourite multiplayer maps from the series’ previous games with new map environments. For more information on the Private Multiplayer Beta, visit www.callofduty.com/wwii/beta/.
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Miami Strike map: Details
Call of Duty: WWII’s “Miami Strike” map is set on a Cuban beach during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962. The map features the iconic Miami International Airport, hotels, and other destroyed buildings during the war. Additionally, the map features a full-scale replica of the USS Maddox and USS Turner Joy, which were sunk by enemy fire during the war.
With a single-player campaign, four multiplayer modes and an all-new cooperative War Mode experience, Call of Duty: WWII delivers to players the heart and soul of the series at an all-new level of authenticity and depth. Multiplayer will return to its roots with ground combat that spans multiple theatres around Europe, Africa and Asia;. At the same time, players will engage in classic Call of Duty combat like never before in War Mode, a new online format that allows players to team up for large-scale 24-player battles through three unique game types: Operations®, Defender and Breakthrough. Additionally, Call of Duty: WWII launches with an extensive roster of iconic WW2 weapons, including its trademark Thompson submachine gun, the Kar98k bolt-action rifle, the StG44 assault rifle and the Panzerfaust 3 anti-tank weapon.
Call of Duty: WWII is available on November 3 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and P.C.
CoD: Mobile Season 3 update details:
Blizzard has also released the new CoD: Mobile Season 3 update, which will go live on November 15.
The new content includes an all-new map, the fan-favourite “Fjords” map from Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’s second DLC pack, a new weapon and a new Zombies experience.
The “Fjords” map features a new take on the classic Call of Duty: World at War Fjord multiplayer map with its own unique twists and turns. It also includes two brand-new weapons – the M1A2 Abrams main battle tank and the R4 Rocket Launcher – which can be used by both teams to make for an exciting battle royale. The “Zombies” DLC for Call of Duty: Mobile features four different characters in addition to the popular Zombies mode that gamers have grown accustomed to over the years. Additionally, players will get access to a brand-new zombie event featuring four maps, new weapons and a new zombie experience.