Call Of Duty Is Returning To Its PlayStation 1 Roots With Its Next Game

It's delving back into the past

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Activision has confirmed that the next installment in their Call of Duty series will be set during the Second World War.

The games developer also announced that an official reveal will take place on Wednesday.

Call of Duty: WWII will hark back to the first title in the bestselling series, where players alternated between American, British and Soviet campaigns in their fight against Nazi opposition during history's most brutal conflict.

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Since 2012, with Black Ops 2 and Infinite Warfare, the games series has been set in the future and edged closer to sci-fi inspired storylines.

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The full announcement read: "Call of Duty returns to its World War II roots with Call of Duty: WWII, developed by Sledgehammer Games.

"More details are incoming during the game's Worldwide Reveal livestream on Wednesday, April 26 featuring Sledgehammer Games co-studio heads and founders Michael Condrey and Glen Schofield.

"Fans will be able to tune in to get a first look at Call of Duty: WWII and get intel on the studio's vision for the game."

Take a look at some leaked promotional material below: