News tagged: Call of Duty
Call of Duty publisher Activision is facing a lawsuit from Humvee manufacturer AM General due to the unauthorized use of Humvees in multiple games, albeit not the latest, Call of Duty: WW2. AM General believes the company has improperly benefited from its use of those vehicles.
Call of Duty: WW2 appears to be off to a good start in the UK, with Chart-Track reporting the game has seen 57% more launch sales than 2016's Infinite Warfare. The space-based Infinite Warfare wasn't received particularly well, even by long-standing fans of the franchise.
An open beta for Call of Duty: WW2 will launch this month on PC, developer Sledgehammer Games has announced. The beta will arrive via Steam and will be available from September 29 to October 2. This beta differs from the console one, which was exclusive to those with preorders.
The multiplayer side of Call of Duty: World War 2 has been revealed for the first time. Sony's press conference at E3 included a new trailer focused on that mode. World War 2 is set in Europe in 1944 and 1945. It's the first time the series has been in WW2 since 2009.
Female soldiers will be available in Call of Duty: WW2's multiplayer portion, Sledgehammer Games has confirmed. Michael Condrey, the studio boss, confirmed on Twitter that female characters will be present in the game's multiplayer mode. Most of the single-player uses a male.
Call of Duty's popular Zombies mode is returning to the series with CoD: WW2. The cooperative multiplayer component features Nazi zombies. If it's like prior zombie modes, you'll be able to fight against waves of enemies while working with a few other players.
The next game in the Call of Duty series will officially be set in World War 2. Sledgehammer Games, which worked on Modern Warfare 3 and Advanced Warfare, is creating Call of Duty: WW2. The game was first rumored last month. No details are available.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is now playable on the Xbox One thanks to backwards compatibility. It was the most requested Xbox 360 game for backwards compatibility based on responses on the Xbox Feedback website. You can currently buy it at a temporary discount.
Following multiple Call of Duty games set in the future, it appears Activision is going to bring the franchise back to the past. Multiple sources are now claiming this year's entry in the series will be called "WWII," indicating it's set during the Second World War.
The first DLC for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is now available for PC and Xbox One gamers. The extension, known as Sabotage, was first released at the end of January for the PS4 due to a timed-exclusivity deal between Sony and Activision. Four new maps are available.
Call of Duty remained the best-selling game franchise on consoles during 2016. Data from NPD and ESA has supported that claim and Activision says the series performed better than any other in the world last year. Most of the sales came from Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare.
Chart-Track reports Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare came out ahead of FIFI 17 during the last week of 2016 in the UK. Other top-selling games during that period were Battlefield 1, Grand Theft Auto V, and Watch Dogs 2. The rankings are based solely on physical unit sales.
Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare has recently been crowned as the top selling console game of 2016, and the game is about to become even better thanks to the upcoming DLC. The company behind the game has now confirmed the release date of Sabotage, the game's first DLC.
The latest Call of Duty title hasn't seen the same kind of initial sales as its predecessor. Yet, it's already the top-grossing console game of the year in the United States. NPD previously reported Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare topped the US charts for November.
The latest update for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered, which is included with some versions of Infinite Warfare, adds microtransactions to the game. Users can now pay for some new melee weapons (e.g. a shovel or hammer) and they can order supply drops.
Compared to Black Ops 3 (2015), physical sales of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare are down significantly in the United States. A report from NPD Group reveals the game missed early expectations by 17% and physical sales were down 51% year-over-year in November.
Modern Warfare Remastered could end up receiving microtransactions and new weapon choices somewhere down the line. Two Reddit users, Semyel and Tails, plunged into the depths of Modern Warfare's code, ultimately discovering files pertaining to new weapons and microtransactions.
PC gamers now know exactly what specs they must have if they intend to play the remastered version of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare next month. The spec requirements are lower than what exist for Infinity Warfare. For storage, you'll need a minimum of 55 GB.
The first multiplayer beta for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, which is exclusive to the PlayStation 4, has added a day. It'll now be available until 10 a.m. PT on October 18, says Activision. Infinity Ward, the game's developer, says this extension allows for more testing.
The Legacy Edition of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, which also includes a remastered version of the original Modern Warfare, requires 130 GB of free space on your system. That requirement is listed on the back of the packaging and it's not clear how the space breaks down.