As is tradition, because that’s how things work on the internet, promo materials for Call of Duty: WWII have dribbled out ahead of the game’s official reveal on 26 April, confirming that the game has a co-op mode of some sort and also – just in case anybody didn’t already know – features soldiers with guns. The more things change, the more they stay the same.

First reported by Call of Duty news site CharlieIntel, the game’s promo materials also announce a release date on Friday 3 November, with access to a preceding beta for pre-orders. The game’s description doesn’t have much to go on, but the part about a co-op mode with a “new and original story” is intriguing:

Game Description: Call of Duty returns to its roots with Call of Duty: WWII–a breathtaking experience that redefines World War II for a new gaming generation. Land in Normandy on D-Day and battle across Europe through iconic locations in history’s most monumental war. Experience classic Call of Duty combat, the bonds of camaraderie, and the unforgiving nature of war against a global power throwing the world into tyranny.

Campaign Description: Call of Duty: WWII tells the story of an unbreakable brotherhood of common men fighting to preserve freedom in a world on the brink of tyranny. Players enlist in a gritty intense journey through the battlegrounds of war. The campaign features bold, lifelike visuals with the kind of blockbuster cinematic authenticity that only Call of Duty can deliver.

Multiplayer Description: Call of Duty: WWII multiplayer engages players grounded, fast-paced combat across many of World War II’s most iconic locations. Players will also enjoy exciting new ways to interact and socialize with their friends and the Call of Duty community.

High-Octane Co-Operative: Call of Duty: WWII’s co-operative mode unleashes a new and original story. Play with your friends in this next-level standalone game experience full of unexpected, adrenaline-pumping moments.

Meanwhile, the official Call of Duty website accidentally dropped some screenshots that, much like the description above, are more or less exactly what you’d expect. Soldiers with guns, plus a bonus thousand-yard stare.

Images via DSOGaming.

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