An Activision spokesperson has officially responded to the possible delay of the next Treyarch video game in the Call of Duty saga in 2023. The North American firm describes the information reported by Bloomberg as “incorrect”, as we told FreeGameTips on Wednesday, and offers its vision regarding this issue, ensuring that they have “an exciting list of experiences” of all kinds; from free to paid.
Activision responds: they promise premium and free experiences for this year and beyond
“We have an exciting list of premium and free Call of Duty experiences for this year, next year and beyond. Reports of anything else are wrong. We are eager to share more details when the time is right”, collects the message sent to this medium.
Ahead of the current year 2022, Infinity Ward is leading the development of a new Modern Warfare (Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, working name) and the next Warzone. In both cases, a new graphic engine and changes to offer a new generation experience.
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Activision’s message does not, however, contradict another important aspect of Bloomberg‘s initial report, which is how the North American company would compensate for the possible gap in Call of Duty 2023 > developed by Treyarch if said project is pushed until 2024. According to journalist Jason Schreier, author of the information that triggered the news, the plan would go through offering content for two years for the already confirmed Call of Duty from 2022, which is being developed by Infinity Ward while they are spearheading the development of Warzone 2; also scheduled for 2022. A two-year plan, instead of one.
According to sources consulted by Kotaku, the feeling within Treyarch’s offices is calm given the opportunity to take another year to develop the next installment of Call of Duty.