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
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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


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

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Season Pass

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
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/476600/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

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

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
50 to 100. Highest 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.
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
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


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


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
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)
UDP 3074
This game supports Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) for automatic port configuration.

Issues unresolved[edit]

Crash to Desktop on Loading Screens[edit]

Users report that the game may crash to the desktop when a loading screen is in progress[citation needed]

Invert mouse does not work in tank battle[edit]

If the invert mouse option is selected, it will only work when not in a tank[citation needed]

Issues fixed[edit]

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[4]

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]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
64-bit executable


Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Bink 2.7b
Multiplayer Steamworks

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 8.1, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-3225 3.3 GHz
AMD Ryzen R5 1400
Intel Core i5-2400
AMD Ryzen R5 1600X
System memory (RAM) 8 GB 12 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
Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 / 1060
AMD Radeon R9 390 / AMD Radeon RX 580
6 GB of VRAM
A 64-bit operating system is required.


  1. 1.0 1.1 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.