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Call of Duty: WWII

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Call of Duty: WWII
Call of Duty: WWII cover
Sledgehammer Games
Raven Software
Release dates
Windows November 3, 2017
Metacritic 73
OpenCritic 78
Monetization One-time game purchase, DLC
Microtransactions Boost, Cosmetic, Loot box
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Action, FPS, Shooter
Vehicles Tank
Art styles Realistic
Themes Asia, Europe, World War II, Historical
Series Call of Duty
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General information

Official Call of Duty series site
Steam Community Discussions
CallofDutyMaps - A detailed Website for all multiplayer maps.


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Download-only; no disc is included in the physical box.
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Humble Store (unavailable)
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All versions require Steam and Arxan Anti-Tamper DRM.[1]

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Season Pass
Call of Duty™ Endowment Bravery Pack Exclusively available for United States and UK.
Call of Duty™ Endowment Fear Not Pack Exclusively available for United States and UK.
Private Beta Combat Pack Free, exclusively available to players who participated in the PC Open Beta.
Pathfinder Pack Free, exclusively available to players who played the game from November 3rd, 2017 to November 17th, 2017.

Essential improvements

Skip intro videos

Delete/move/rename video files
  1. Go to <path-to-game>.
  2. Delete, move or rename default.bik and SHG_Logo.bik.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\players2\[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/476600/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\players2\[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/476600/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud


Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
50 to 100. Highest value is dependent on your aspect ratio.[2]
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA, SMAA and Filmic SMAA (1X and T2X). SSAA available via adjustment of Render Resolution.
High-fidelity upscaling
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Maximum FPS cap of 250; uncapped in Campaign.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Ray tracing (RT)
Color blind mode



Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Implementation is quite poor (dialogue doesn't use the center speaker, for example).
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Fan translation, Baker Online.
Brazilian Portuguese
Lacks Latin American translation (available on console version). Only Castillan (Spain) translation is available.
Fan translation, download.


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Sledgehammer Games made note that they plan to return to dedicated server hosting[3].
Direct IP


Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP 3074
UDP 3074
This game supports Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) for automatic port configuration.

VR support

Devices State Notes
3RD Space Gaming Vest

Issues fixed

Game changes microphone gain at launch

Modify microphone gain ingame[4]
  1. Start the game.
  2. Go to the voice settings.
  3. Set RECORD LEVEL to the preferred microphone gain.

Game doesn't start if being run from an NTFS linked folder

Move the installation folder back into the Steam library folder[5]
  • Either keep the game in current Steam library folder or create another Steam library on a different drive and move the game there via Steam's own moving option.

All keybindings are empty on French version of the campaign

Edit the cfg file[6]
  • Go to <path-to-game> (default is C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty WWII\players2\), and edit keys.cfg with the following content:
 // generated by Sledgehammer Games - do not modify
bind TAB "togglescores"
bind ESCAPE "togglemenu"
bind SPACE "+gostand"
bind & "+weapnext"
bind , "+actionslot 2"
bind 2 "+actionslot 3"
bind 3 "+actionslot 5"
bind 4 "+actionslot 6"
bind 5 "+actionslot 7"
bind 6 "+actionslot 4"
bind A "+melee_zoom"
bind C "+stance"
bind D "+moveright"
bind E "+smoke"
bind F "+activate"
bind G "+frag"
bind N "+actionslot 1"
bind Q "+moveleft"
bind R "+reload"
bind S "+back"
bind T "chatmodepublic"
bind V "+combat_roles"
bind W "+talk"
bind Y "chatmodeteam"
bind Z "+forward"
bind CAPSLOCK "+mlook"
bind UPARROW "+lookup"
bind DOWNARROW "+lookdown"
bind LEFTARROW "+left"
bind RIGHTARROW "+right"
bind CTRL "toggleprone"
bind SHIFT "+breath_sprint"
bind MOUSE1 "+attack"
bind MOUSE2 "+speed_throw"
bind MWHEELDOWN "+weapnext"
bind MWHEELUP "+weapnext"

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Bink 2.7b
Multiplayer Steamworks

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-3225 3.3 GHz
AMD Ryzen R5 1400
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 90 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 / 1050
AMD Radeon HD 7850 / AMD Radeon RX 550
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit system is required.


  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/476600/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (476600) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.


  1. Verified by User:Plok on 2021-11-05
    As seen on a no-CD archive site.
  2. Call of Duty: WWII Pre-Download Begins Tomorrow on Steam - last accessed on May 2023
  3. Call of Duty: WWII Update on Issues - last accessed on May 2023
  4. Verified by User:Hawaii_Beach on 2017-09-29
  5. Steam Discussion: Can't start WWII -- nothing happens - last accessed on May 2023
  6. Steam Discussion: No keyboard key configured - last accessed on May 2023