Call of Duty: WWII

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Call of Duty: WWII
Call of Duty: WWII cover
Developers
Sledgehammer Games
Raven Software
Publishers
Activision
Release dates
Windows November 3, 2017
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General information

Official Call of Duty series site
Call of Duty Wiki - A detailed wiki for every Call of Duty game
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
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Download-only; no disc is included in the physical box.
Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
All versions require Steam and Arxan Anti-Tamper DRM.[citation needed]

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Season Pass
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete SHG_Logo.bik found in <path-to-game>[1]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

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

Save game data location[edit]

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

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
50 to 100. Highest value is dependent on your aspect ratio.[2]
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA, SMAA and Filmic SMAA (1X and T2X). SSAA available via adjustment of Render Resolution.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Maximum FPS cap of 250; uncapped in Campaign.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Color blind mode

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Implementation is quite poor (dialogue doesn't use the centre speaker, for example).
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
:
Lacks Latin American translation (available on console version). Only Castillan (Spain) traduction is available.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
Peer-to-peer
Sledgehammer Games made note that they plan to return to dedicated server hosting[3]
Dedicated
Self-hosting
Direct IP

Ports

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

Issues fixed[edit]

Stuttering[edit]

The game has some compatibility issues with older operating systems such as Windows 7 due to the outdated graphics stack (WDDM).
Change operating system[citation needed]
  1. Back up your files and programs.
  2. Go to Microsoft site .
  3. Select at will the type of transition to Windows 10.
  4. Upgrade to Windows 10 or reinstall from scratch.
  5. Download and install the latest drivers for your configuration, in particular the video card.
  6. Turn off the transparency of the desktop interface in the system settings in the personalization color section.
  7. You can also turn on the game mode in the system settings to ensure a higher priority of the game in automatic mode.
This action is the cornerstone of stability and smoothness of the gameplay, as Windows 10 has more advanced basic elements that the game requires.
You can also disable the function of HPET which is a technology of high-precision timer in the motherboard.
This can sometimes cause performance problems.
Disable HPET[4]

Method 1:

  1. Tap on the Windows-key, enter cmd, right-click cmd.exe in the results listing and select to run the command prompt with administrative privileges.
  2. To enable HPET as the only timer run the command bcdedit /set useplatformclock true
  3. To disable HPET in Windows run the command bcdedit /deletevalue useplatformclock
  4. Restart your computer.

Method 2:

  1. Search "Device Manager" on your PC.
  2. Scroll down to "System Devices" and open the sub-menu.
  3. Scroll to "High Precision Event Timer" and click it.
  4. Click "Actions" at the top of the window, and from that pop-up menu, click "Disable".
  5. Restart your computer.

Game changes microphone gain at launch[edit]

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

Game won't start and won't even show splash screen[edit]

Move the installation folder back into the Steam library folder[5]

The game won't start, won't even show splash screen if it is being run from an NTFS linked folder. 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.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Bink 2.7b
Multiplayer Steamworks

System requirements[edit]

Windows
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.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (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.

References