Call of Duty 2016 officially confirmed by Infinity Ward

Developer Infinity Ward has officially confirmed that it is beavering away on this year’s instalment in the multi-million selling Call of Duty franchise.

The studio took to Twitter to confirm its involvement in the project, though wouldn’t go into any details surrounding the game’s title. 

This shouldn’t come as much of a surprise to fans who are aware of the Call of Duty release schedule for the past few years. The franchise operates on a three-year development cycle divided between three studios: Infinity Ward, Sledgehammer Games, and Treyarch. 

Infinity Ward’s last effort was back in 2013 with Call of Duty: Ghosts, with Sledgehammer following in 2014 with Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, and finally, last year’s Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 with Treyarch. 

What isn’t know, however, is what type of Call of Duty that Infinity Ward will come up with this year. In the past, it has been responsible for not only the World War II-based Call of Duty and Call of Duty 2, but also the Modern Warfare franchise, which ran for three games. Could they revisit this series once again, continue with Ghosts, or perhaps make something new altogether? 

Last year’s Black Ops 3 proved to be yet another massive hit with gamers, becoming the biggest-selling game of 2015 according to publisher Activision.