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author: Adrian Werner

Next Call of Duty On Schedule; Great Success of CoD: Modern Warfare

Activision assured that despite the coronavirus, the next main installment of the Call of Duty series will appear this year. In addition, the company bragged that CoD: Modern Warfare is the fastest selling part of the series.

CoD: Modern Warfare proved to be exactly what the series needed.

Activision devoted a lot of time to the Call of Duty franchise when discussing the latest financial results. Plans for this year's installment were discussed and the results of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare were bragged of.

  1. Call of Duty - official website

New Call of Duty still in 2020

Activision has assured that it still intends to release another main installment of the Call of Duty franchise this year. The coronavirus situation made it difficult for many development teams to work, so some fans feared a delay.

It is worth mentioning that according to recent rumors, even before the pandemic, the project was supposed to have suffered development problems. The turmoil in Activision caused that Treyarch was given only two years to develop the game, not three, which recently was a standard for the series.

Nevertheless, the publisher is convinced that it will manage to release the game later this year. We wouldn't be surprised, however, if the game made its debut in December, which would give the creators two more months to complete their work.

According to rumors, CoD 2020 will return to the settting known from the 2010 Call of Duty: Black Ops.

Let's recall that according to rumors, this year's installment of the series will be titled Call of Duty: Vietnam. The project is not created as a reboot or a sequel to the Black Ops sub-series, but is to be somehow connected to it in terms of plot.

Great success of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

In recent months, there has been a lot of publicity for Call of Duty: Warzone, but it turns out that also last year's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is doing well. In the new financial report Activision boasted of the scale of success of this production.

The game's results surpassed Activision's internal forecasts. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is the fastest-selling part of the series. In addition, no other part of the franchise has had so many players seven months after its release.

Activision also earns a lot from microtransactions. In the first quarter of the year, the revenue they generated in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare was more than twice as high as in the same period for Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII.

The coronavirus situation and the link between the game and Call of Duty: Warzone are said to have played an important role In the success of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.

Let's recall that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare was released on October 25, this year on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Review – Nearly the Best CoD Ever
  2. Call of Duty - official website

Last update: 2020-05-06

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