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Call Of Duty Devs Are Making A New Game That Sounds Totally Different

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Call Of Duty Devs Are Making A New Game That Sounds Totally Different

In the past week or so, we’ve been seeing a whole lot of stuff about Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II, and actually officially, for once. Although it feels like we already knew quite a bit about it before, a lot of information had come from leaks and insiders, but now that a lot of stuff is actually confirmed, fans can get properly hyped.

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The devs have been promising that the game will introduce “a new era” for the franchise, and with rumours that it could even include a map editor for the first time in the series’ history, that doesn’t seem like an exaggeration. However, it also sounds like Infinity Ward might be spreading their wings a bit, and branching out in a whole new direction. 

Take a look at the new gameplay footage for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II below.

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As reported by Dexerto, a job listing has been spotted on the studio’s website which seems to imply that the team are looking to make an open-world RPG. Up to now, they’ve been focused solely on CoD, and therefore, FPS games, so it’d be a pretty huge change.

The listing has since been removed from the site, but according to Dexerto, its emphasis was on “narrative and cinematic experience in an open-world RPG”, and highlighted “story, characters, lore, and world-building” as well as “writers [and] quest designers”. The candidate they were looking for also apparently needed experience creating “non-linear narratives in open-world games”.

Now, the interesting thing about this is that it could mean that CoD is going to be branching out into the open-world RPG genre, or Infinity Ward are developing a brand new IP. Either of these would be a big deal, with both being massive firsts. With the so-called “new era” of CoD coming, maybe this variation in genre is a part of that - we’ll just have to wait and see. Personally, I’d love to see it.

Featured Image Credit: Activision, CD Projekt

Topics: Call Of Duty, Infinity Ward

Catherine Lewis
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