Written by: Jon Scarr
If there is one thing that is inevitable in Call of Duty: WWII multiplayer mode it is death. While there is no way around it, you can always find ways to survive longer and take down your enemy. To be competitive in CoD WWII, you have to be at the top of your game. Check out the best tips to take your COD WWII game to the next level.
I’ve put together some tips to help take your gameplay to the next level and get that all important win.
In Call of Duty: WWII there are only two factions, Axis and Allies. And, on the bottom left hand corner of your screen during gameplay you can see which side you are on. If it’s a cross you are on the Axis side, if it’s a star you are on the Allies side. This is something that you can use in game to increase your overall awareness of what is going on around you, especially if you have a headset.
I’ve seen a lot of talk amongst gamers noting that it’s hard to hear footsteps in respawn game modes. However, what you can hear are player call-outs. You can hear players all over the map, calling-out positions, if they are reloading, and if they are throwing a grenade.
What is key to this is their accent. For example, if you are on the Axis side and you hear a clear American accent, that means that player is going to be an enemy. And, even if you have a half decent headset, it’s pretty easy to locate the exact position of your enemy based on sound alone.
Jump shots are quite effect in CoD WWII, if used properly. A well timed jump shot around a corner where you suspect and enemy is going to be, will often give you that little leg up to get the kill on them.
Don’t be afraid to use jump shots, but don’t go crazy using them all the time. Otherwise, you’ll end up in some pretty bad situations that will more than likely get you killed.
One of the top tips that I can pass along to you is to mix and match Divisions. For instance, if you want to be able to strafe faster with an SMG, use the Infantry Division. While you may not have your suppressor on the SMG, many people do not use it all the time. It’s worth your time to try it out.
Something else that I notice while playing online is that many gamers are sticking to the “appropriate” gun for their Division. For example, for the Airborne Division, most are sticking to SMGs, and for Infantry they are just sticking to riffle. Decide what you are looking for in a Division and don’t be afraid to mix and match your Divisions.
In CoD WWII, everyone has a side arm that you can’t be takem off. While most people just shrug it off as being useless, it has a very good use that can help you get that all important kill. If you are in the middle of a gunfight and run out of ammo, switch to your secondary weapon and finish them off. Many don’t realize, but it is quicker to switch to your secondary weapon than it is to reload your primary weapon. Don’t forget about your sidearm, it comes in handy!
This is especially pertinent for those that use SMGs. If you use the gunslinger weapon perk, and you break your sprint by firing instead of aiming, you eliminate your sprint out time. This is very important for those that like to rush. Just make sure you aren’t breaking your sprint by first, you have to aim first.
One of the easiest ways to get your score streak up is to take out enemy recon planes. It’s extremely easy to do, and will take you out of the fight for almost no time at all. With Assault Riffles and LMGs, it is super easy to take the enemy recon planes down just by shooting them.
If you are trying to get your score streak up, this is one of the biggest and easiest boosts you can get. As soon as you hear that an enemy recon plane is inbound, take it out.
This is one of the most important tips that I can give you for CoD WWII. It’s very hard to rush, so don’t run around corners, walk. If you get caught sprinting around a corner, you will not have enough time to react.
Walk around corners, and pre-aim. It may take sometime to get use to this and train yourself to do it, but you will thank yourself later.
Play the game to stay alive, not to get more kills. The longer you stay alive, the more kills you will naturally get. Don’t fight gunfights you think you are going to loose. If you take out an enemy and are heavily injured, wait until your health regenerates before getting into another fight. If you don’t, more than likely you will die.
As soon as you win a gunfight, make sure you move to another location. You’ll show up for about five seconds on the mini map and if you don’t move, you’ll most likely be bombarded by grenades.
I hope you found these tips useful, and they helped you improve your game. Remember, it will take time and effort to take your CoD WWII game to the next level. Have fun, and I will see you online!
Based in Toronto, Jon is a proud Canadian who loves all things gaming. He is a veteran of the video game and tech industry who has been in love with technology and gaming for over 20 years. Come say hi and join the conversation with Jon on Twitter.
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