The competitive community will be happy to know that Call of Duty: WWII will feature a fully supported ranked playlist as a separate game mode.
Yesterday, former professional player and current streamer Matthew “Nadeshot” Haag asked Sledgehammer Games about whether or not the latest installment will bring back something similar to League Play from Call of Duty: Black Ops II. Several hours later, chief operating and development officer Michael Condrey responded by sharing a screenshot of the main menu and confirming the feature.
— Michael Condrey (@MichaelCondrey) July 29, 2017
Call of Duty: WWII will let players choose from six different modes. This includes Public Match, Ranked Match, Custom Match, Daily Mode, Last Played, and Nazi Zombies; all of which are pretty self explanatory.
However, the developer did not mention whether the ranked playlist will launch alongside the game later this year or is intended to arrive at a later date. Sometimes, developer choose the latter and only push the competitive aspect after it verifies the stability of the game’s online infrastructure in the first few months of the launch.
Call of Duty: WWII is scheduled to release worldwide on November 3 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. In accordance with the partnership between Sony and Activision, owners of PlayStation 4 are guaranteed a 30-day early access to every expansion pack released in the game’s life.
Previously, Sledgehammer Games made it clear that Call of Duty: WWII will not arrive for the Nintendo Switch at any point in the future. The news is hardly surprising, especially when considering the hardware limitations of the console. The decision to skip the Switch was made by the “business guys” at Activision and not the working development team.