This year’s Call of Duty game is said to be a sequel Modern warfare 2.
According to Bloomberg’s Jason Schreier, who quotes people familiar with the project who say so ActivisionThe goal of the new Call of Duty is to make a game that feels “like a standalone, full-priced release and also an expansion to Modern Warfare II.”
Modern Warfare 2’s maps and modes are also slated to be moved, though Schreier notes that those he spoke with warned that plans could change again between now and the game’s planned fall release.
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It was previously reported that 2023 was originally slated to be the first year in nearly two decades without a mainline Call of Duty game, and that Activision would instead opt for an expansion described as “big, with a single-player campaign and multiple multiplayer games.” maps.”
It is now understood that this has however been reformulated into a full release.
Last year, Activision confirmed plans to deliver “the next full premium release” in the Call of Duty series later this year. When approached by Bloomberg for comment, Activision spokesman Neil Wood confirmed this, adding that the company had “nothing new to report.”
According to Bloomberg, the accelerated development schedule caused some inside Sledgehammer Games to fear the game’s reception, as the team has less than two years to produce the final product.
This is reportedly the same schedule as in 2021 Call of Duty Vanguardwhich received negative reviews and bad player sentiment.
Last year’s entry, Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2, was the fastest-selling in the franchise’s history, according to Activision. take surpassed $800 million in sales in its first three days availability, Modern Warfare 2 crossed the $1 billion mark in 10 days.
In doing so, it surpassed the record previously held by 2012’s Black Ops 2, which took 15 days to reach $1 billion in sales.