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Call of Duty: WWII devs want to 'win the hearts and minds of the PC community'


If you look at Steam's most-played games, it's hard to tell Call of Duty is one of the biggest game series on the planet. Only Black Ops 3, released in 2015, hangs out near the bottom of Steam's top 100 games by concurrent player count, in the company of 2007 strategy game Medieval 2: Total War and 2010's Fallout: New Vegas. There's no sign of 2016's Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, and while every game in the series does still have at least some active players, none have had the staying power of PC-focused shooters like Team Fortress 2 or Arma.

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Sledgehammer Games and Raven Software see Call of Duty: WWII as a chance to change that. "The World War II setting, and this game in particular I think, is very well suited for the PC community, in the way some of the recent releases haven't [been]," said Raven CTO Dwight Luetscher, when we talked about COD: WWII's imminent open beta. "We're really trying to focus on the PC, and more importan

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