Activision has released a fact sheet about upcoming WWII shooter Call of Duty 3. The sequel to the blockbuster title Call of Duty 2 is being developed for the next-gen consoles.
ALL-NEW CLOSE-QUARTERS COMBAT: In a new feature for the Call of Duty series, close-quarters battle mechanics bring you face-to-face with your enemy. Fight hand-to-hand, disarm traps, improvise explosive devices and execute a host of other battlefield challenges that require cunning and swift reflexes.
NOWHERE TO HIDE: Environmental physics let you destroy enemies soft cover hideouts, such as wooden walls, barrels and cratesforcing your foes out in the open. But watch outthey can eliminate your protection as well.
CHOOSE YOUR PATH TO VICTORY: Flank your opponent, or hit him head on. Next-generation level design provides multiple attack routes that let you decide how to confront the enemy. Each choice you make requires you to use special tactics, from sniping and demolition to straight out frontal assaults.
UNPRECEDENTED COMBAT OPTIONS: Execute parachute drops, armoured assaults or SAS commando raids. Riddle battlefields with tank shells and explosives. Drive tanks to topple barricades and invade enemy emplacements.
TEAM-BASED MULTIPLAYER WITH VEHICLES: Intense multiplayer functionality has been built from the ground up. Up to 24 players can battle it out as a variety of player classes, including riflemen, infantry, scouts and others. Multiple-occupancy vehicles let you coordinate attacks with friends, driving while they fire a mounted machine gun from the turret. The game´s wide range of vehicles include tanks, jeeps and motorcycles with sidecars.
The release date of Call of Duty 3 is still to be announced.