[PRESS RELEASE] Activision’s Blockbuster live-action trailer for Call of Duty: WWII for First Time Features Multiple Versions
Call of Duty: WWII launches worldwide November 3
The live-action trailer for Call of Duty®: WWII has arrived. Activision is delivering to fans an action-packed global experience for the title, which topped the Nielsen Game Rank™ list as the most anticipated multi-platform game this holiday, with the launch of not one, but three trailer versions of its iconic blockbuster, which follows three different squads of friends reassembling to play Call of Duty®.
Helmed by director Simon McQuoid in his first collaboration with Activision, the thrilling :90 piece celebrates friendship and the enthusiasm shared by friends as only Call of Duty can deliver. Unique French and UK versions along with a Global trailer, which debuted
yesterday in the U.S., lets the world know that it’s time to get the
group back together for Call of Duty: WWII, which launches
worldwide November 3.
“Call of Duty: WWII is a return to the boots on the ground
gameplay and camaraderie of playing Call of Duty together with
your friends. The enthusiasm and anticipation for this year’s game is
incredible and speaks to the passion of our fans around the world,” said
Tim Ellis, CMO, Activision. “‘Reassemble!’ spans the globe in a series
of films about gamers, across all walks of life, getting their squads
together with one mission – to play Call of Duty.”
Call of Duty: WWII marks a dramatic return to the
franchise’s roots in an experience that redefines World War II for a new
gaming generation. Players will be immersed in combat across three
robust game modes; Campaign, Multiplayer and Nazi Zombies.
Activision is putting major marketing support behind the game with a
high-impact TV, digital and outdoor advertising campaign. The global
spot will be accompanied by bespoke U.K. and France spots, which were
filmed in Prague and will be distributed specifically to those markets.
Throughout the campaign, Activision has worked with creative agency
72andSunny Los Angeles on overall creative direction.
Call of Duty: WWII, launching worldwide on November 3, is
published by Activision
Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard
and developed by Sledgehammer Games with additional development support
from Raven Software. For the latest intel, check out: www.callofduty.com,
www.youtube.com/callofduty or follow @CallofDuty and @SHGames on Twitter,
Instagram and Facebook. Call of Duty: WWII is scheduled for release on
PlayStation®4 system, Xbox One, and PC. The game is rated M for Mature
(Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Strong Language).
About Activision Publishing, Inc.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Publishing,
Inc. is a leading global producer and publisher of interactive
entertainment. Activision maintains operations throughout the world and
is a division of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), an S&P 500 company.
More information about Activision and its products can be found on the
company’s website, www.activision.com or by following @Activision.
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plans, intentions or strategies regarding the future, including
statements about the expected release dates, features and functionality
of Call of Duty: WWII, are forward-looking statements that are
not facts and involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Factors that
could cause Activision Publishing’s actual future results to differ
materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements set
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most recent annual report on Form 10-K and any subsequent quarterly
reports on Form 10-Q. The forward-looking statements in this release are
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Blizzard as of the date of this release, and neither Activision
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factors, some of which are beyond its control and may cause actual
results to differ materially from current expectations.
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