London, UK– 13th November, 2008– Check your gear and get ready to move out to your nearest retailer, as Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and developer Treyarch prepare to unleash Call of Duty: World at War in retail stores nationwide tomorrow.
Call of Duty: World at War takes players to a grittier WWII than ever before– from facing down Imperial Japanese Banzai charges and guerilla tactics in the Pacific– to exacting ruthless revenge as you beat back the enemy all the way to the steps of Berlin one bloody inch at a time. In addition to introducing franchise-first four-person cooperative gameplay, Call of Duty: World at War serves up a host of new enemies/tactics and a cache of weapons, like the flamethrower. The highly-anticipated title also delivers deep multiplayer action that features squad and vehicular combat, as well as a lush audio landscape set in 5.1 surround sound, accompanying cinematically-intense, high-definition graphics.
“Our goal from Day 1 has been to make sure that Call of Duty: World at War re-defines players’ expectations of World War II first-person action,” said Treyarch studio head Mark Lamia.“From cooperative gameplay to a multiplayer that combines vehicle and squad combat, along with a host of new weapons, settings and enemies, we’ve left no stone unturned to make this the best experience possible.”
For the first time in the franchise, Call of Duty: World at War introduces co-op, bringing fresh meaning to the“No One Fights Alone” mantra. Call of Duty: World at War co-op features up to four-players online, or two-player local split-screen, allowing gamers to experience harrowing single-player missions together for greater camaraderie and tactical execution. The title also incorporates traditional multiplayer components such as challenges, rankings and online stats into the co-op campaign for deeper re-playability and advanced gameplay.
Call of Duty: World at War is rated 15 by the BBFC and is available from 14th November on Xbox 360™ and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, the Windows® PC and the Nintendo® Wii™. Call of Duty: World at War is also available for the Nintendo DS™, developed by n-Space, and is rated 16+ by PEGI.
For more information and exclusive updates about Call of Duty: World at War, visit www.callofduty.com.
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