Following rumors that Call of Duty 2021 is being developed by Call of Duty: WWII devs Sledgehammer Games, Activision has confirmed that today! In the publisher’s latest quarterly financials report, Activison execs has, for the first time, talked about this year’s Call of Duty game.
According to Activision execs, Call of Duty 2021, which is rumored to be titled “Vanguard,” the game is on track for a fall release, and is being “built for next generation experience,” and confirming that players will see a campaign, multiplayer, and co-op modes. More details will be shared within the community “soon.’
Over on Twitter, the official Sledgehammer Games account had this to say as a reaction:
— Sledgehammer Games (@SHGames) May 4, 2021
Another rumor has surfaced earlier this year claiming that Sledgehammer Games’ Call of Duty game will run on Infinity Ward’s Modern Warfare 2019 game engine, which wouldn’t surprise us in the slightest.
We’ll have more on Activision’s earnings call throughout the day/night, so stay tuned.