On November 3, 2017, Call of Duty: WWII arrived to return the franchise back to its roots. It got off to one hell of a rocky start, but it’s improved quite a bit since launch. With Black Ops 4 arriving in just a few days’ time, let’s look back on how WWII fared after nearly a year of events and updates.
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Heard of “sandbox games?” Well, now it’s literal: You can play as tiny, plastic soldiers in a sandpit as part of Call of Duty: WWII’s Days of Summer event. The seasonal fun also spans across Black Ops 3, Modern Warfare and Infinite Warfare, but this particular map is exclusive to WWII, and is one of the better ones.
It's been a little over a year since Prop Hunt arrived in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered as nothing more than a silly, April Fools' Day weekend event.
Since then, it's become a permanent institution in three different games in the series. You might think it would be too much of a good thing, but the mode still holds strong as a fan favourite in 2018.
Call of Duty: WWII's March 13 update lets you hunt leprechauns, and it is exactly as ridiculous as it sounds. Sledgehammer Games has launched the "Operation: Shamrock and Awe" event just ahead of Saint Patrick's Day, so there's plenty of tacky gear, décor, and trolling leprechauns.
Call of Duty's first DLC pack is here, and it brings some much-needed variety to the maps and a (slightly) more interesting Zombies experience. "The Resistance" arrived on January 30 for PlayStation 4, and should be available on Xbox One and PC one month from now.
As you might expect, the Call of Duty community is being very vocal about changes they want to see in WWII on social media outlets such as the WWII subreddit. And they have a point: Two months since the launch of the latest Call of Duty, there are still many improvements that could be made to the multiplayer experience. Here are the 10 complaints getting the most buzz.