a press release
trailer they released
, explaining more of what to expect from Call of Duty: Advanced
when the military shooter sequel is released on November 4th, and
kicking off preorders of
already offering preorder incentives). The countdown timer on the
Call of Duty website
ticking off the seconds until tomorrow, so it's possible they still have more to
reveal about this. Here's the announcement with word on plans from the game:
The power of the next generation of advanced soldier. The power of a
gripping performance from Kevin Spacey. The power of all-new, exoskeleton
gameplay mechanics. Power changes everything. Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare
delivers an inspired new era of Call of Duty®. Published by Activision
Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq:
ATVI), and developed for next gen consoles and PC by Sledgehammer Games, Call of
Duty: Advanced Warfare delivers a breathtaking, new vision for the blockbuster
"We've made several key decisions with an eye towards creative excellence on
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. We've really approached this game differently,"
said Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing. "This is our first three-year
development cycle. It's our first time with Sledgehammer Games at the creative
helm. And we're shaking up the formula in several ways. New core gameplay
mechanics with the exoskeleton suit. A riveting new story. An iconic new
character played by one of the world's best actors in Kevin Spacey. We're having
a lot of fun making this game, and we think the world is going to have even more
fun playing it."
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare jolts players forward in a groundbreaking
experience that's ripped-from-the-headlines-of-tomorrow, envisioning a future
where both technology and tactics have evolved to usher in a new era of combat
for the franchise. Set in the year 2054, a private military corporation (PMC)
has emerged with the power to rescue humanity from a devastated world struggling
to rebuild after a global attack on its military and infrastructure. You are the
advanced soldier. Empowered with new, cutting-edge exoskeleton abilities,
technological advancements and high-tech gear, players join the ranks of a
highly-trained, specialized unit committed to restoring order in a state of
"It's been a lot of fun working with the team to bring Jonathan Irons to life.
The technology is truly remarkable and unlike anything I've done before. I'm
excited to see where this goes," said Academy Award® winner Kevin Spacey.
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is being developed specifically for next gen
consoles and PC. This is the first iteration of publisher Activision's expanded
three-year development cycle allowing the debut lead title from Sledgehammer
Games an added year of studio development. With the expanded production
capabilities, Sledgehammer Games is able to create an astonishing new, next
generation experience, featuring an array of technical advancements from the
sights and sounds that create a near photorealistic world unlike any Call of
Duty before, to new performance capture and facial animation technologies that
deliver lifelike characters, to a rich and immersive story that brings the
fiction to life.
"This is an opportunity of a lifetime, and an honor for Sledgehammer Games. Call
of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the most ambitious and creative project we have
ever worked on. From the endless research and thousands of production designs,
to our incredible focus on the narrative and amazing attention to detail - we're
taking nothing for granted," said Glen Schofield, co-founder and game director
of Sledgehammer Games. "Call of Duty connects with the fans on such a deep
level, and crafting a new vision for the next generation has been so inspiring
Michael Condrey, co-founder and studio head of Sledgehammer Games added, "Glen
and I created this team with the singular vision of delivering the best work of
our lives. We know we're stepping into some pretty big shoes, but every day I'm
amazed at the talent and focus at work here touching everything from the story
experience to multiplayer. We're excited to lead the next chapter in this great
franchise, and we can't wait for November 4th."
Starting today, fans can begin pre-ordering their copy of Call of Duty: Advanced
Warfare at retail outlets worldwide. The title is scheduled for release on
November 4. For the latest intel, check out:
www.youtube.com/callofduty or follow @CallofDuty on Twitter and Instagram.
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is not yet rated.