This 12 months’s Call of Duty sequel will probably be developed by Treyarch and Raven Software, confirming a report more than a year old that Treyarch’s flip to make the game was being moved up a 12 months.
Daniel Alegre, Activision’s chief working officer, confirmed Treyarch’s function in a quarterly earnings name with traders on Tuesday afternoon. Alegre mentioned Raven and Treyarch would deal with “the next premium installment for Call of Duty,” which means a full title; the 2 studios later tweeted about their work together.
Treyarch is a part of a three-studio rotation that features Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games. In May 2019, Kotaku reported that Treyarch, which developed 2018’s Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 and wasn’t on account of make one other game till 2021, was stepping in for the 2020 game as a result of the collaboration between Sledgehammer and Raven was not going effectively. Sledgehammer, which made 2017’s Call of Duty: WWII, was mentioned to not be the lead studio within the authentic 2020 CoD plans.
Activision has not revealed any particulars concerning the subsequent Call of Duty game but, though the dearth of an E3, the COVID-19 pandemic, and different information occasions have interrupted most conventional advertising and marketing efforts. As Treyarch is the studio liable for the Black Ops arc, in the present day’s affirmation strongly suggests this 12 months’s game would be the fifth of that collection. No title or launch date has been confirmed.
The most up-to-date Call of Duty, 2019’s Modern Warfare by Infinity Ward, launched the Warzone battle royale mode. Earlier in the present day, Infinity Ward’s design director confirmed that the stand-alone, free-to-play mode will continue to exist as its own game after subsequent CoDs are launched, and it’ll tie into the occasions and lore of these games.