Call of Duty: WWII Goes Live With Blitzkrieg Community Event (VIDEO)

Blitzkrieg Community Event

It’s time to strap on your helmet and check your gear, because the Call of Duty: WWII Blitzkrieg community event is now live. The World War II era first-person shooter launched the event yesterday (April 17th) with the event, bring tons of action packed new content. For example, Ground War which is the largest game mode yet, will pit 9 vs 9 players on a map to duke it out on various game modes and maps. Check out the trailer below for a look at what awaits in the fighting grounds ahead:

Blitzkrieg, translated as lighting war in German, is accurate description to summarize the fast paced war fighting seen in the video above. Between all of the new content, including new weapons being added to players available armory, are destined to bring on some intense game play. Players should be certain to check out Major Howard for new orders and Captain Butcher for new contracts during the Blitzkrieg community event. Especially since there are double XP opportunities going on until the event ends on May 8th.

Check out all the details on the Call of Duty: WWII Blitzkrieg Community Event below via Activision:

Captain Butcher is back to help, and he has six brand new weapons to use in the firefights of Ground War, a new limited-time 9-on-9 game mode. The fighting has even reached HQ – starting April 17, the HQ is a free playable map for Prop Hunt, Gun Game, and Free-For-All modes. The Blitzkrieg Event is available until Tuesday, May 8.

Ground War
The Ground War multiplayer game mode is the biggest battle available in Call of Duty: WWII. With 9-on-9 matches across Team Deathmatch, Kill Confirmed, Domination and War, the stakes are bigger, and there is more danger around every corner. Ground War is available now, and visit CallofDuty.com to learn how to earn 2XP for playing it.

You’ll find modes like Team Deathmatch, Domination, and Kill Confirmed in Ground War throughout Blitzkrieg, so keep an eye on the Featured Tab in the Public Match lobby and get ready to make new friends!

Play Party Games in HQ
Are you a Prop Hunt player? Do you run the gamut in Gun Game? If so, you’ll want to hear this: the HQ is now a free playable map for Party Games in Call of Duty: WWII. Gather your squad and test your skills in Prop Hunt, Gun Game, and Free-For-All on this new playable map. The HQ map is a free permanent addition to Call of Duty: WWII, so enjoy!

Captain Butcher is back to help, and he has six brand new weapons to use in the firefights of Ground War, a new limited-time 9-on-9 game mode. The fighting has even reached HQ – starting April 17, the HQ is a free playable map for Prop Hunt, Gun Game, and Free-For-All modes. The Blitzkrieg Event is available until Tuesday, May 8.

Blitzkrieg Community Event

Six New Weapons

Captain Butcher made sure to bring the firepower to push back the Axis army. Starting on April 17, you can earn the Type 5, ITRA Burst, and M2 Carbine rifles, the Type 38 Sniper, the Sterling SMG, and the Baseball Bat melee weapon. Reload your arsenal with these six new weapons and experiment with them alongside the recently overhauled Divisions.

Community Challenge

The Blitzkrieg Community Challenge features new Orders from Major Howard, Contracts from Captain Butcher, as well as brand new Nazi Zombies Orders and Contracts. Knock ’em out and you’ll unlock free rewards such as a helmet, a weapon charm, and even an exclusive “Rosie II” Grease Gun variant.

2XP Opportunities

The Blitzkrieg Event will offer 2XP playlists every week Multiplayer and at different intervals in Nazi Zombies. Check out the Blitzkrieg page for the full schedule of when and where you can get Double Soldier, Weapon and Divisions XP, and mark your calendar accordingly.

What do you think about all the details currently live in the Call of Duty: WWII Blitzkrieg Community event? What else are hoping to see as a future event that could be released? Sound off with your thoughts in the comment section below, and don’t forget to check out DFTG on Twitter for gaming and entertainment news live 24/7!

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