- "Divisions fundamentally redefines how players invest in their Multiplayer career. Reimagining the create-a-class system, players choose from five iconic World War II divisions each with specific basic combat training, division training and weapon skills. This streamlined approach to Multiplayer gives players the ability to reinforce their individual play styles while dominating the enemy in the world’s greatest conflict."
- — Official description
Divisions is a feature in Call of Duty: WWII. It is an evolution of the traditional Create-A-Class system, and replaces Perks. It allows players to choose from a selection of six iconic divisions, each with different abillites for each player that represent a type of play style. The Divisions system also replaces perks with new Basic Training abilities.
Seven divisions are included in the multiplayer of Call of Duty: WWII, they are:
Each division have a progression system of 4 ranks, giving the player more abilities with the division. After all 4 ranks of a division is completed and the player prestiges the division, a classified weapon and a new basic training ability will be unlocked.
Rank 1 - Rifle Bayonet and Bayonet Charge
Rank 2 - Additional Primary Attachmment
Rank 3 - Extra magazines
Rank 4 - Move significantly faster while aiming down sights
Classified Weapon: SVT-40
Prestige Basic Training: Scoped
Rank 1 - Light Machine Gun Bipod
Rank 2 - Immune to Shell Shock and Tactical Equipment
Rank 3 - Take less fire damage
Rank 4 - Take significantly less explosive damage
Classified Weapon: MG 42
Prestige Basic Training: Hunker
Rank 1 Sniper Rifle Sharpshooter
Rank 2 - Always invisible to enemy Recon Aircraft
Rank 3 - Hidden to player-controlled Scorestreaks
Rank 4 - Silent movement
Classified Weapon: Kar98k
Prestige Basic Training: Inconspicious
Rank 1 - Shotgun Incendiary Shells
Rank 2 - Select a piece of Tactical and Lethal Equipment
Rank 3 - Throw equipment faster, farther & while sprinting
Rank 4 - Resupply equipment from killed enemies
Classified Weapon: Sawed-off Shotgun
Prestige Basic Training: Concussed
Rank 1 - Pistol Tactical Knife
Rank 2 - Scramble nearby enemy mini-maps
Rank 3 - Additional Pistol Attachment
Rank 4 - Mini-map indicator in the direction of close hostiles
Classified Weapon: 9mm SAP
Prestige Basic Training: Shifty
- Main article: Basic Training (WWII)
Each division has its own exclusive uniforms. The default uniforms for each division are, US Infantry for Infantry division, US Paratrooper for Airborne division, Canadian Sniper for Mountain division, Desert Rat for Armored division and French Medic for the Expeditionary division. The uniforms can transform the player into soldiers from other factions, like the Soviet Marine for the Airborne division and the Netherlands Infantry for the Infantry division.
The player can choose helmets for their soldier. If the player participated in the Private Beta or the PC Open Beta, A Beta Helmet will be granted with the Private Beta Combat Pack. If the player plays the multiplayer mode before November 17th, 2017. A Helmet will be granted with the Pathfinder Pack. Private Drew Stiles' 1st Infantry Division helmet will also be granted once the player have compeleted the campaign.
Since April 10, 2018, an update has been made to the game to revamp the Divisions and related core systems of the multiplayer. The attachments and abilities for the divisions, such as the Submachine Gun Suppressor and the Rifle Bayonet, is now available without having to equip its division, Sniper Sharpshooter & LMG bipod are standard on all divisions