By the time World War II reared its ugly head, a lot of national armies had figured out that wandering around in brightly coloured national uniforms was only asking for trouble, but for a limited time Call of Duty: WWII
is going to celebrate the era of flamboyantly showing off some colour with the Liberty Strike event. It's already started, and it runs until July 24th. Here's a trailer highlighting some of the features of the event.
Captain Butcher is bringing seven country-themed uniform kits to each Division for the duration of the event, and there are new toys to play with too: the AVS-36 Assault Rifle, the ZK-383 SMG, the De Lisle Sniper Rifle (with a handy built-in suppressor), and the corkscrewed Push Knife for when you want to get really up close and personal with the enemy. Special weapon variants may show up as Collection rewards while the event is running too. The event also introduces a brand new Calvary Division, who use bullet-resistant shields to drive the troops towards their objectives.
The event also introduces a new mode, the Wanderlust Mosh Pit. Every player starts with a random weapon with random attachments, and your loadout will change every time you switch. The mode is only available for the duration of the Liberty Strike event.
There's a Midweek Mobilize event running right now until 10am Pacific time on July 5th, which will net you Global Triple Feed XP and 2XP in Nazi Zombies. Return for Weekend Warfare from 10am Pacific on July 6th to 10am Pacific on July 9th, where you can get 2XP Division XP in all multiplayer modes. If the community can collectively win 260 million matches before the end of the Liberty Strike event, participants will receive some free Liberty Strike rewards.
Liberty Strike is live now and ends on July 24th.
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