Call Of Duty: WWII Is Free To Play This Weekend On Steam; 'The Resistance' DLC Pack Releases On March 1 For Xbox One And PC

By Mike Sousa on February 23, 2018, 2:14PM EDT
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Activision announced today that Call of Duty: WWII's "The Resistance" DLC Pack, which was been available on PS4 since last month, will release on the 1st of March on Xbox One and PC. The Resistance DLC pack is included in Call of Duty: WWII DLC Season Pass, and if purchased individually, the DLC pack will be available for $14.99/£11.59/€14.49.

The Resistance DLC pack delivers three new Multiplayer maps and an all-new War Mode multiplayer mission themed to reflect the spirit of the citizen soldiers who fought for freedom during World War II. Players will fight in iconic World War II locations, from Paris to Prague, all centered around historic uprisings in three new Multiplayer maps and an all-new high-octane War Mode map:

  • Valkyrie – Located in the Masurian Woods, East Prussia, this map was inspired by The Wolf’s Lair – The Fuhrers Eastern-front headquarters during Operation Barbarossa – the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union. This is a medium-sized map with multiple overwatch positions and mounted machine guns.
  • Anthropoid – Based in Prague, Czechoslovakia, this map is inspired by Operation Anthropoid – the famous assassination attempt on a high-ranking German officer during World War II. This map is divided by a river, with long-flanking paths that can be used by snipers for ranged attacks.
  • Occupation – In this remake of a classic Call of Duty map, players battle through the streets and shops of German-occupied Paris during WWII. Nearby homes and storefronts lend defensive positions for ambush and recovery.
  • Operation Intercept – Outside of St Lo, France, the next War Mode experience, developed in partnership with Raven Software, leads you on an urban rescue mission to save Resistance fighters being transported by train. The first objective on the Allied side is freeing the fighters, followed by the destruction of key communication equipment, and ends with stopping a train.

The Resistance DLC pack also features the newest horror-filled chapter in the co-operative Nazi Zombies saga, The Darkest Shore. Only days after the horrific disaster of Mittelburg, the crew has received intel that suggests Doktor Straub is on an island just north of Germany. Blanketed in fog, this island is surrounded by enemy air and sea power – and crawling with the Undead. Marie, Drostan, Olivia and Jefferson will need to battle all this and more to uncover the mysteries hidden within.

Activision also announced that Call of Duty: WWII's multiplayer will be free to play this weekend on Steam, with all your progress carrying over into the full game should you purchase it. Both the standard and Deluxe editions of the game will be on sale throughout the weekend.

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