Horror Has a New Name, as Call of Duty: WWII Debuts Nazi Zombies at San Diego Comic Con

Jul 20, 2017

World Premiere Today of All-New Cooperative Nazi Zombies Mode at All-Star Comic Con Panel, Hosted by Kinda Funny Games' Greg Miller

Cast Stars David Tennant, Elodie Yung, Katheryn Winnick, Udo Kier and Ving Rhames

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- An all-new, twisted take on Activision's Call of Duty zombies co-op mode is here. Call of Duty®: WWII - Nazi Zombies, a chilling, dark vision of undead horror, was revealed today at San Diego Comic Con alongside members of its all-star cast of characters, which in full includes David Tennant, Elodie Yung, Katheryn Winnick, Udo Kier and Ving Rhames. Launching on November 3 as part of Call of Duty: WWII, the Nazi Zombies cooperative mode delivers a sinister original story from Sledgehammer Games, delivering a new definition of terror to Call of Duty zombies.

"With Nazi Zombies, we're creating a frightening world full of terrifying characters and events that will make you jump and look over your shoulder. There's an incredible amount of myth and lore, which our team has poured through in our development," said Glen Schofield, Studio Head and Co-Founder of Sledgehammer Games. "This is unlike anything before, we're taking players to some very dark, grim places in Nazi Zombies. This is one hell of a horror experience."

Michael Condrey, Studio Head and Co-Founder of Sledgehammer Games added, "We couldn't be more excited to showcase our reveal of Nazi Zombies here at San Diego Comic Con. It's been great to return to creating a horror-based experience, and with Call of Duty, head back to the Nazi Zombies roots. The team at the studio is proud of the opportunity to deliver something special for the fans."

Call of Duty: WWII - Nazi Zombies is a terrifying, new zombies cooperative experience that transports players into a labyrinth of chilling occult Nazi zombies experiments, and monstrous creations set mythically in World War II. The story unfolds as an international team peels back the vile layers of a malevolent plot masterminded by the Axis powers to harness unimaginable occult forces and create an invincible undead army. Featuring voices and likenesses, the global cast features David Tennant (Doctor Who, Broadchurch), Elodie Yung (G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Daredevil), Katheryn Winnick (Vikings, The Dark Tower), Udo Kier (Blade, Melancholia) and Ving Rhames (Pulp Fiction, Mission Impossible - Rogue Nation).

The Nazi Zombies San Diego Comic Con panel was hosted by YouTube personality Greg Miller, co-founder of Kinda Funny Games and featured the cast along with developers from the Sledgehammer Games team. Panel attendees got a first look at all new zombies footage, plus a behind the scenes sneak peek at the making of the new cooperative mode.

The title is published by Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI), and developed by Sledgehammer Games with additional development support from Raven Software. For the latest intel, check out: www.callofduty.com, www.youtube.com/callofduty or follow @CallofDuty and @SHGames on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Call of Duty: WWII is scheduled for release on PlayStation®4 system, Xbox One, and PC. The game is rated M for Mature (Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Strong Language).

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