“Call of Duty” new work is a sequel to reboot version “COD: MW” sequel. “Warzone” also by new engine adoption
Activision Blizzard has published a community update that conveys the policy on the “ Call of Duty: Warzone Pacific (below, Warzone Pacific) ” on February 11. About the same work A revocation from the engine has been announced, and the outline of the “Call of Duty” new work this year has also been revealed.
“Call of Duty: Warzone” is a basic play free battle royal FPS game. This work was released as part of the reboot version “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare” released in 2019. Thereafter, the service is continued in cooperation with “Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War” and “Call of Duty: Vanguard” and the like. In addition, we are currently delivering “Warzone Pacific” according to the appearance of “Call of Duty: Vanguard”. While independent as a single game, new weapons and characters are incorporated from new works, and they are titles connected to each work.
The presentation of this Activision Blizzard is revealed about the update content associated with “Warzone Pacific” season 2 scheduled to be started from February 15. It is said that a wide variety of updates including QOL-related improvements and bug fixes. And what I want to pay attention is a section that touches the future expansion of the same work and the “Call of Duty” series. This year’s deployment has been revealed with the same series of new releases every year.
The development team first announced that this year’s “Call of Duty” new work will be the sequel to the reboot version “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare”. In addition, new engines are used for the same work, and the engine is also introduced to “Warzone Pacific”. And the game experience of “Warzone Pacific”, which is renewed, is designed from the foundation with the new work. For development, both Activision Blizzard Umbrella Studio Infinity Ward will work. Also, on February 4, this new work was revealed that this new work is the “most ambitious” work (related articles). Along with the release of the same work, we will contemplate innovation in franchise units, including “Warzone Pacific”.
In addition, about “Warzone Pacific”, Raven Software under the ACTIVISION BLIZZARD under joint development is the large-scale layoff of QA (Quality Assurance) staff at the end of last year. In addition to the voices of protests from the current employee, in January, the company employees will also be connected to the establishment of union organizations Game Workers Alliance by the company employees (TechCrunch). Activision Blizzard also follows the process of turmoil acquired by Microsoft after receiving a lawsuit and a large protest in sexual harassment issues. In other words, there was a background that fans are increasing for the development of “Call of Duty” new and “Warzone Pacific”.
In this announcement, not only the new setting but also an ambitious perspective by the use of new engines was shown. I still want to see if a series of turmoil ripple and umbrella studio can be in the form of a new work.