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Call of Duty: WWII’s Resistance Event Starts Next Week & Adds a New Class

Join the Resistance and earn special rewards from January 23rd to Feb 27.

Captain Butcher is back! He is bringing new weapons, double XP playlists, and new game modes for a five week event to celebrate the launch of the new Resistance DLC. He is redecorating HQ and introducing a new close quarter’s focused class. Best of all its all free.

The new class, which will be free to all players starting January 23rd, is a close quarters focused class which allows players to add an additional attachment to their pistol and carry a tactical knife. The Resistance class are deadly up close so watch yourself around those tight corners.

There will also be new outfits to unlock, calling cards, and emblems as well as new weapons. Complete special orders to unlock the Orso SMG, the Volkssturmgewehr Assault Rifle, and the devastating new Combat Knife.

Collect weapon variants, new outfits, and more by earning resistance crates and unlocking the Resistance collection items. Sledgehammer is giving away one free crate every week and pleny of chances to earn more through orders and contracts. The event runs for five weeks so there is plenty of time stock up from Captain butcher.

Cod Resistance Outfits
Some of the new outfits available during the Resistance Event. The Polish Resistance, two French resistance (Airborne class), and a Soviet Resistance fighter (Infantry Class)

Bomb planting modes seem to be favoured in this saboteur themed event. There are several orders, contracts, and featured playlists that are focused on Demolition and the Search & Destroy modes. Lookout for new modes during the event including the return of Gun Game and the new mode Prop Hunt.

To kick things off Sledgehammer is giving double XP and double weapon XP on all modes and one free Resistance drop, which you can pick up in the mail at HQ. You can see the schedule of available orders, contracts, and events on the event page.

COD WWII Resistance Map Valkyrie
The Resistance DLC Valkyrie map

Call of Duty: WWII’s first DLC pack is inspired by the resistance fighters of WWII. It features three new maps Anthropoid, Occupation, and Valkyrie. Each influenced by different resistance efforts during the war.

Plus a terrifying new chapter of Nazi Zombies. The Darkest Shore follows our heroes into the next chapter of their dangerous journey. Only days after the horrific disaster of Mittelburg, the crew has received intel that suggests Doktor Straub is on an island just north of Germany. Blanketed in fog, this island is surrounded by Nazi air and sea power – and crawling with the Undead.

Additionally, there will be a new War Mode, Operation Incept. The three-part objective fight will ask players to take up the cause as resistance fighters or fight to stop them. The first phase is a rescue mission to save Resistance fighters being transported by train. After which you will have to destroy key communication equipment before finally leading an assault to stop a train.

The DLC will be available January 30th for PS4 players and 30 days later for PC and Xbox users. The event is free for all so even if you don’t have the season pass or don’t plan on picking up the DLC you can enjoy all the same double XP and special unlocks.

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