Activision confirms Call of Duty 6 for '09
- Posted August 8th, 2008 at 05:53 EDT by Michael Harradence
Speaking at an earnings call with investors this week, Activision CEO Bobby Kotick announced plans to release a sixth instalment in the critically acclaimed Call of Duty franchise for 2009.
Although little is known on the project, Kotick stated that the game would follow the series “leapfrog studio strategy”, implying that development duties may shift from Treyarch (Call of Duty 5: World at War) to Infinity Ward (Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare)
“As we look ahead to calendar 2009, even though it is early, the slate is strong,” he commented.
“Our lineup will be anchored by: multiple new Guitar Hero SKUs; an all-new Call of Duty, utilizing our leapfrog studio strategy; and a completely reinvented Tony Hawk. In addition, we will launch Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 and we will have a number of movie titles, including Marvel’s Wolverine, Transformers 2, DreamWorks’ Monsters versus Aliens, and 20th Century Fox’s Ice Age.”
Stay tuned for more developments as they break.----