Players are now slowly counting down to the time when the upcoming Call of Duty title WWII is going to have its beta opened. A lot of information conquering the upcoming beta has been released during a livestream that was held by the folks at Gamescon.
The date of release for the full game is on the 3rd of November. And the community have been hyping up this newest title as it signals a return to boots on the ground gameplay. The last three titles in the Call of Duty franchise have involved jetpacks. A which have caused a massive amount of controversy and disdain in the community.
These last few titles were set in futuristic worlds and now there is a return to its traditional roots as a Second World War shooter. Familiar equipment, weapons and maps will be returning to the title and it is as a result one of the most highly anticipated games in the franchise in years.
Gamescon is an annual gaming conference that takes place in Cologne, Germany and the team of developers for this game from Sledgehammer released a lot of exciting information to the public concerning the upcoming beta.
It is set to be a private multiplayer beta in which those people who have pre ordered the game will be able to play in this beta between the25th and 28th of August if they are playing on the PlayStation 4 platform and then between the 1st of September and the 4th for both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players.
It was the two studio heads for the title with Sledgehammer Glen Schofield and Michael Condrey who confirmed the legitimacy of this information concerning the upcoming beta and what features will be present.
Progressing as Players
You will be able to unlock the first 230 levels of you player in this private beta and there are going to be a total of five different divisions available for you to play, each of which have four different levels to them. These divisions are infantry, expeditionary, armoured, airborne and mountain.
In relation to the in-game experience, there is a total of three different maps available for you to play on when it comes to the private beta and they are Ardennes, Pointe du Hoc and Gibraltar. Your favourite game modes will be available to play during the beta, with a total of five of them being at your beck and call. These are War, Moshpit, Team Deathmatch, Harpdoint and Domination.
A range of weapons have been announced for the beta with more set to be released in the coming weeks. In terms of scorestreaks, there have been five different ones confirmed for the beta, with more set to be announced which is similar to the weapons. The scorestreaks that have been announced to date are the care package, paratrooper support, flamethrower, Molotov cocktail and the glide bomb.
All in all it is an exciting time in the world of Call of Duty with many of the older pros from previous titles who retired during the jetpacks era look set to come out of retirement and enter the competitive scene once more.