It seems that Activision’s upcoming Call of Duty: World War II will be benefit from Xbox One X enhancements, despite not being officially confirmed by either Activision or Microsoft. According to a listing posted earlier on the UK retailer Game’s website, Call of Duty: WW2 will feature both 4K and HDR enhancements on the Xbox One X. So it’ll look really nice and sharp. But it won’t be nice, really, because it’s a digital representation of what was a horrendously terrible war.
Activision currently has a marketing deal with PlayStation that means the Sony console receives game content and DLC 30 days before other platforms, so it’s understandable why Activision is focusing on discussing the PlayStation version over the Xbox One release of the game. Naturally this deal has resulted in their being few details for what to expect on the Xbox release, nevermind the enhancements that the Xbox One X will receive.
Folks who’ve managed to order an Xbox One X will be pleased to see that the Call of Duty: WWII packaging has icons that indicate both 4K and HDR, but as with all boxart this could be subject to change (though in this case I doubt it will). Enhanced games on Xbox One X will get packaging that indicates the enhancements it will receive from the powerful console, though it’s unclear if the packaging with make specific distinctions between, for example, true 4K and ‘checkerboard’ 4K.
Call of Duty: World War II will be out worldwide on November 3 for PS4, Xbox One and PC.