Activision is launching a special holiday event for December. The Winter Siege event will feature special double XP playlists, special Winter Siege gear to earn, a new map, and free gifts just for logging on. Get online between Friday, December 8th and January 2nd to participate in the event and earn exclusive gear,
Special Event 2XP
Players will be able to earn double XP on a special Winter Siege Playlist. It will include winter themed maps like the Ardennes Forest map and the new Winter Carentan map which has been made available especially for this event. Winter Carentan is a snow-covered variant on a fan favourite Call of Duty map. This small French village has been recreated in winter for CoD: WWII.
The classic mode Gun Game has also returned for the Winter Siege event as well. For those unfamiliar with Gun Game, it is a progressive mode where players must get their kills with the weapons the game provides. You can get better weapons or be knocked down a rank based on your performance. This limited time mode is available in a 2XP playlist from December 15th the 21st and as part of the Winter Carentan moshpit playlist from December 29 to January 2nd.
Along with the new weapons, there will new outfits to unlock during the event. Airborne, Armored, Mountain, and Infantry will all receive new unlockable winter outfits. Sorry, Expeditionary.
Special Event Weapons
HQ will receive a winter makeover and have a substitute quartermaster, Captain Butcher. This British Special Operations Officer will carry limited-time weaponry and equipment.
Sledgehammer has added new limited-time winter weapons. Complete collections to earn special variants of the GPMG LMG, the Sten SMG, and the Gewehr 43 Assault Rifle, as well as devastating melee weapons like the Trench Knife and Ice Pick. These limited-time winter variants are only attainable until January 2, 2018, so get in on the action while you can.
Earn Winter Supply crates by completing your daily and weekly orders like usual, but you will also be rewarded with four free crates for logging in on December 8th, 11th, 18th, and 25th so Happy Christmas to you.
It is a fairly impressive three-week event. The best part is it’s free to all players! Check out the event page for all three weeks of activities and remember all items will only be available to earn during the event so get out there soldier.