Call of Duty really is going back to its roots this time around, going back to where the franchise first started…. the World War II. Activision have today officially lifted the lid with the release date and first trailer.

Mark your calendars down for November 3rd as that is when you can expect Call of Duty: WWII to hit our consoles this year. According to Activision, it will deliver  gritty realism, authenticity and cinematic intensity on an epic scale. In addition to the game’s boots-on-the-ground combat, Multiplayer offers a host of new mode, system and gameplay innovations across iconic map locations; while an all-new Nazi Zombies Cooperative mode unleashes a startling, new storyline and adrenaline filled experience. The following editions are available to pre-order:

  • Base Edition and Digital Base Edition
  • Digital Deluxe Edition – Season Passand more
  • Pro Edition – Season Pass, collectible Steelbook and more

Michael Condrey, Studio Head and Co-Founder of Sledgehammer Games was excited about Call of Duty this year, stating:

Call of Duty: WWII has been a journey of inspiration and passion for everyone at Sledgehammer Games. The team is dedicated to delivering on the intense nature of war that focuses on the heroism and sacrifice of soldiers in WWII. Our rich narrative driven, action-packed campaign, and engaging and innovative multiplayer experience immerse players into the boots of a soldier fighting for freedom in a world on the brink of tyranny. And, our co-operative mode delivers a unique storyline that’s an all-new take on Nazi Zombies that we think fans are going to love.

Check out the first official trailer and be sure to let us know your thoughts in the comment section below.