New Series Delivers Candid, Unfiltered Live Look at Development of
One of the Year's Most Anticipated Games
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
The new installment in Activision's live, fan-focused ‘Making Call of
Duty' livestream series returns to Facebook Live today sharing a
deep dive on the worldwide reveal of Call of Duty®: WWII
multiplayer with developer Sledgehammer Games. Today's episode will be
broadcast via Facebook Live at 10:30 am PT on Activision's Facebook
Page. The series goes deep behind the scenes of game development to
deliver candid insights and an unfiltered look inside development live
with fans. Hosted by Alison Haislip, the program streamed its debut
episode last month with more episodes planned leading up to the release
of Call of Duty: WWII on November 3.
"Delivering this program in a live broadcast where our team can engage
directly with fans to share insights of the choices they make, and
provide an authentic look of what goes into producing a title like Call
of Duty is what this is all about," said Tim Ellis, Activision CMO.
"Making Call of Duty is another critical step in connecting
deeply with our community. It follows the reveal in April, which was the
most watched livestream in franchise history. We're bringing a new level
of engagement to fans where they can consume and interact directly."
E32017 serves as the worldwide multiplayer reveal for Call of
Duty: WWII. Today's broadcast features a live interview with
Sledgehammer Games studio head Michael Condrey as well as principal
multiplayer designers Greg Reisdorf and Sean Soucey. The series features
live discussions, fan questions and answers, new information and footage
revealed directly by the team, while also touching on the latest
technology being utilized by the studio developers.
Fans can RSVP to view the stream now. Today's episode airs live
exclusively on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CallofDuty/videos/1557889164272802/.
The title is published by Activision
Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard
and developed by Sledgehammer Games. For the latest intel, check out: www.callofduty.com,
or follow @CallofDuty
Call of Duty: WWII is scheduled for release on
PlayStation® 4 system, Xbox One, and PC. The title is not yet rated.
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