Playing “Call of Duty: WWII” for Free? It’s Possible, Here’s How…


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Playing “Call of Duty: WWII” for Free? It’s Possible, Here’s How…

Any avid gamer out there who is a PlayStation Plus owner knows that the first Tuesdays of each month are an exciting time. That’s when Sony typically refreshes its list of free PS Plus games, which means there are more games you can readily download and play without paying an extra dime for them. And, Sony recently made a pleasant surprise to everyone by releasing Call of Duty: WWII for free, a week earlier than expected.

Why Call of Duty: WWII Is Worth Your Time

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Playing “Call of Duty: WWII” for Free? It’s Possible, Here’s How…

The game was released in 2017 by Sledgehammer Games and was published by Activision. It is a first-person shooter video game that’s the 14th main installment in the Call of Duty series. The game’s campaign is set in the notorious European theatre, an area of heavy fighting across Europe during WWII. The story is centered around a squad in the 1st Infantry Division after the battles on the Western Front and during Operation Overlord. The player controls Ronald “Red” Daniels, and there is also a multi-player version available.

A Surge in Demand for Internet Games

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Playing “Call of Duty: WWII” for Free? It’s Possible, Here’s How…

Due to the current health crisis and the lockdowns imposed in most parts of the world, there has been an increased interest in Internet gaming. In fact, we are seeing record levels of engagement in recent months. Both PlayStation and Xbox have taken steps to facilitate their online services to create better, smoother experiences for gamers. These unprecedented times for the tech and gaming industries have really posed new challenges for the likes of Sony and Microsoft.

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Playing “Call of Duty: WWII” for Free? It’s Possible, Here’s How…

Games like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone! were among the first ones where players reported massive connectivity issues and disruptions after Infinity Ward and Activision released a new patch of the series. Let’s hope game makers will soon find an optimal solution to the increased number of active players and the connectivity issues that arise as a result.