It’s Call Of Duty season again, meaning people have been speculating about the series’ future rather than focusing on the game coming out of Activision Blizzard’s rifle. Before the outburst of Modern Warfare 2 on October 28, it was rumored that Sledgehammer Games would return to the near-future world of their 2014 launch, Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare. COD helps all of us.
The source for this is Ralph Valve’s What if you play games?. Sledgehammer is reportedly planning to release a sequel to Advanced Warfare in 2025. Valve (that would be confusing) stated that reception was relatively cold towards Call Of Duty: Vanguard, set during World War 2, caused Sledgehammer to rethink his plans to make more games featuring Vanguard characters. Thus, they revived the concept of Advanced Warfare. Valve did not mention a source for this statement, but he did reveal accurate information about Modern Warfare 2 before.
Call Of Duty commentators disagree on the legitimacy of Advanced Warfare 2 and its potential release timeframe. CharlieIntel tweeted that they have heard nothing to confirm the rumor and suspect that Activision will not allow a two-year cycle for Treyarch’s Call Of Duty game due out in 2024. That could be a sequel to Black Ops: Cold War, set in the Gulf War. Hope of COD-leaker insert to to say they can corroborate the rumors of Advanced Warfare 2, but also raise a question mark for the 2025 window.
We rank Advanced Warfare 15th out of 17 in Call Of Duty Campaign Ranking, Unfortunately. Graham thinks that games are “made up of small pieces of better games” in Advanced Warfare campaign review back in 2014. “Call of Duty has always followed the rhythm set for you by its creators, but it has never felt so jarring,” he said. “Now you seem to have a toolkit that allows you to choose your own routes, to approach situations in your own way like you do in so many other games, it is not possible to do so. Feel like having your robotic arm tied behind your back. ”
Activision Blizzard is still trying legal issue and report allegations of workplace discrimination, harassment and poor working conditions. They are also acquired by Microsoft for $68.7 billion (£60.8 billion), announced in January. That same month, Blizzard Entertainment head Mike Ybarra said he had Committed to driving change in company.
Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare is on Steam for £40/$60/€60. Somehow, I don’t think Kevin Spacey will be back for the sequel.