As expected thanks to multiple leaks, the official title of the next Call of Duty is Call of Duty: Ghosts announced by Activision. Launching November 5th, Call of Duty: Ghosts is an all new sub-brand to the franchise developed with new characters, story, and Next Generation Engine, in an entirely new world.
“Infinity Ward set the gold standard for first-person action for a generation, and they’re going to do it again with Call of Duty: Ghosts,” said Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing, Inc. “Ghosts delivers an all-new story, all-new characters, an all-new Call of Duty world, all powered by a next generation Call of Duty engine, which is a leap forward for the franchise. Infinity Ward is going all-in to create the next generation of Call of Duty worthy of the world’s greatest fans.”
Call of Duty: Ghosts is also coming to next generation consoles; a first look at not only the New Xbox, but this title will be seen May 21stÂ 1PM EST | 10AM PSD at Xbox: the Next Generation Revealed. Catch the stream of the event on Xbox.com, SpikeTV, or your Xbox 360 console.
“Everyone was expecting us to makeÂ Modern Warfare 4, which would have been the safe thing to do. But we’re not resting on our laurels,” saidÂ Mark Rubin, executive producer of developer Infinity Ward. “We saw the console transition as the perfect opportunity to start a new chapter forÂ Call of Duty. So we’re building a new sub-brand, a new engine, and a lot of new ideas and experiences for our players. We can’t wait to share them with our community.”
Today you can pre-order Call of Duty: Ghosts at retailers everywhere for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC; more details on next generation launches are not available.