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Activision announced Tuesday that the second batch of downloadable content for “Call of Duty: WWII,” The War Machine.

The DLC pack consists of three new multiplayer maps, a new War Mode mission and the next chapter in Nazi Zombies. The new maps will take players to the sands of Egypt, the seaside city of Dunkirk and a V2 rocket test site in rural Germany. The War Mode mission, Operation Husky, tasks players securing intel on German activity in the Italian port cities of Naples and Palermo. For fans of Nazi Zombies, The Shadowed Throne “brings our heroes into the heart of Nazi Germany to confront a desperate and evil regime,” according to the news release.

The War Machine DLC pack will be available April 10 on PlayStation 4 before arriving later on other platforms.

Spring has arrived, and with it comes the year’s first wave of blockbuster video game releases. Over the next few weeks we’ll see the latest installment of Ubisoft’s “Far Cry” franchise, a fresh take on Sony’s “God of War” and, of course, the definitive sign that spring has truly sprung — “MLB The Show 18.”

But before turning my focus toward the games of the not-so-distant future, let’s pause and take a moment to look back at some of the games I’ve been enjoying so far in 2018:

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