Call of Duty Zombies Lead Jason Blundell Leaves Treyarch

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If you’re a fan of Treyarch’s Zombies mode in their Call of Duty games, there’s some sad news announced today. Treyarch has announced that Jason Blundell has left the studio.

This was announced over on Twitter, where the following message was relayed:

After thirteen fantastic, action-packed years, I am moving on from Treyarch. During my time at the studio, I’ve been privileged to work on a variety of projects, wearing many hats along the way, with my time on the Zombies team proving to be quite special. It’s a team comprised of some of the most creative and talented developers in the industry, many of whom you never see because they’re behind the scenes shaping the direction of each experience.

Clearly, I’d be remiss if I didn’t personally thank the group that continues to make it all worth it: the Zombies community! Your passion, enthusiasm — and frankly, your craziness — has been a continued source of inspiration. The beauty of Zombies is that it has always been about the interaction between us as developers and one of the most passionate player communities on the planet. These are memories I will cherish for a lifetime.

The team at Treyarch has been nothing short of awesome — thank you! And thank you to the fans for giving me the opportunity to bring life to the undead in so many wonderful ways, the honor has been all mine! – Jason Blundell

There’s no word yet on where Blundell is landing, but whever that is, we wish him nothing but the best!

In other Call of Duty news related to Treyarch, this year’s entry is rumored to be developed by the studio, and it’s already being playtested!