Call of Duty: WWII is not only taking the series back to its roots but, will also introduce some new features and welcome changes to the franchise. Sledgehammer Games has already confirmed the Zombies mode for the upcoming title and now the studio has revealed that the Zombies mode will be based on true events.
Given that Zombies are fiction one would assume that Sledgehammer Games to compromise on the historical authenticity to feature the hordes of undead. However, the studio intends to keep the authenticity even for the zombie’s mode. In the latest Edge magazine issue, Sledgehammer boss Glen Schofield revealed that the plot for Call of Duty: WWII Zombies mode will be based on some “really authentic stuff” and will be “based on real events”.
While the game is months away from launch but, the historians are already praising the game. According to Historian Martin Morgan, Call of Duty: WWII could be the biggest thing to happen to WWII subject. He explained by saying that we live in a time where people read less and less and the WWII is fading away from the memory.
The living memory of this conflict is receding very quickly. Just this past week, three veterans that I’ve interviewed have died, and that happens every week. I’ve written two books; nobody read them. We’re living in a world where people read less and less. What’s going to replace it? Projects like this that have strong emotional themes, and also strong educational themes
Call of Duty: WWII is a first-person action shooter in development at Sledgehammer Games and is scheduled to launch on November 3, 2017, for PC, Xbox One and PlayStaiton 4.