Call of Duty: Ghosts Debut Trailer Released, Coming to Next-Generation Xbox, Open to Pre-orders

Activision put its official stamp on the first revealing of Call of Duty: Ghosts, the year's installment to the hit first-person shooter franchise that's equally popular on all major gaming platforms. The title first came to light the previous week, when a few leading retailers blurted out its posters. That doesn't even begin to dampen today's reveal, because Activision has some big news. Call of Duty: Ghosts could be one of the first titles for Microsoft's next-generation Xbox console, codenamed "Durango." The game will be demoed at Microsoft's big May 21 press event, where it plans to unveil the console.

Moving on to the trailer itself, it's cinematic, and doesn't give away visuals from the game, but rather touches upon its premise. Call of Duty: Ghosts is set upon secret, often undocumented wars that masked operatives fight. It sounds almost identical to that of Medal of Honor: Warfighter, then again, most Call of Duty titles since Modern Warfare are based around secret tactical operations.

Call of Duty: Ghosts is an Infinity Ward production, one of many studios under Activision, which takes turns with Treyarch to ensure the publisher has a new Call of Duty game to sell each fall. Activision opened the game up to pre-orders through various stores. Pre-orders will be accepted for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC; and the company is holding back pre-orders for next-generation consoles because some of them aren't even unveiled, yet. Without further ado, the trailer: