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Call of Duty: WWII will not have a single-player Axis campaign

 

Playing as an Axis soldier in the single-player mode of a big-budget World War 2 FPS is a prospect I find interesting, if maybe a bit creepy. Seeing the war from the perspective of the enemy, in either the victorious early days or the desperate defense of the final months, is something I've never had the opportunity to experience in a CoD-style videogame. Of course, there's a reason for that.

The cause of the Axis powers was, in a word, evil, and there's just no way to paper over the fact that you're fighting in defense of the Third Reich. Still, it's bound to happen someday, and some gamers have been wondering if the upcoming Call of Duty: WWII would be the game to do it—a thought bolstered, according to GamesRadar, by the appearance of what looked like a German soldier in CoD:WWII concept art. Developer Sledgehammer Games has previously said that the new CoD will take a more nuanced look at the war, and the era in which it was fought, than

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