The sequel to Infinity Ward?s 2003 Game of the Year, Call of Duty? 2 delivers an unparalleled portrayal of the cinematic intensity and chaos of battle as seen through the eyes of ordinary soldiers fighting together in epic WWII conflicts. Call of Duty 2 is powered by a proprietary new engine featuring striking new visuals, advanced A.I. technology, the most authentic squad combat and astonishing action in new historic campaigns. The sequel offers more immense, more intense and more realistic battles than ever, as players experience four individual soldier stories to overcome insurmountable odds in multiple campaigns.
Infinity Ward Returns ? Infinity Ward, creators of the award-winning Call of Duty, return to develop Call of Duty 2. The title features all-new enhancements ranging from stunningly realistic graphics that include beautifully rendered weather effects and smoke to seamless gameplay, complete with dynamic lighting and shadows. The revolutionary Call of Duty 2 engine makes this the most intense and cinematic WWII first person action title ever.
Freedom of Gameplay ? Gamers can play through missions in the order they see fit with the freedom to follow each of four storylines through for the ultimate character-driven experience, or choose to engage in historic battles chronologically for instant action. Expansive, open-ended battlefields allow players to individualize tactics and choose the order in which they complete their objectives.
New Conflicts and Enemies to Face ? Call of Duty 2 delivers even more explosive action and epic scope with bigger battles, more tanks, more troops and amazing special effects set in a wide range of locations and environments. Fight ?The Desert Fox? across the scorching sands of North Africa as wave upon wave of tanks clash in the desert. Use rocket-propelled grappling hooks as part of an Army Ranger squad to storm and scale the cliffs of Pointe du Hoc against a relentless German counter assault, and slog through urban chaos as a tank hunter in bone-chilling, war-torn Russia.
Squad Awareness ? Experience an all-new, context-sensitive battle chatter system where, through advanced A.I., the player?s squadmates as well as enemy troops alike call out updates in real-time based on the ever-changing battlefield conditions. Each squad employs actual tactics to draw enemy fire, lay down suppressing cover, and even use foxholes and moving tanks for cover.
Online Multiplayer ? Go online for Axis vs. Allies exciting team-based multiplayer action.