After being rumored over the last few days, Activision has officially announced the next title in the Call of Duty franchise, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. In addition to this new title, a remastered version of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has also been revealed.
Infinite Warfare offers a rich, immersive narrative, one that will explore the weight of leadership and its responsibilities. It sets a return to the roots of the franchise where large-scale war and cinematic, immersive military storytelling take center stage. The game will also include gameplay innovations and new experiences, such as controlling warships.
"Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare puts storytelling front and center in a rich, immersive narrative. Infinity Ward breaks new ground by exploring the weight of leadership and its responsibilities. In a desperate time of overwhelming adversity, the player, as Captain of their own warship, must take command against a relentless enemy," said Activision.
"Experienced soldiers are thrust into extraordinary circumstances that will test their training and reveal their true character as they learn to lead and to make the hard decisions necessary to achieve victory."
"The game also introduces stunning, never before seen environments, new weaponry, and inventive player abilities to Call of Duty. The entire campaign "“ from boots-on-ground combat to piloting high speed space-fighters "“ occurs as a near seamless experience with few visible loading times, and delivers the hallmark, blockbuster franchise moments that fans love."
Dave Stohl, Infinity Ward studio head, added, "With Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, we are taking Call of Duty to places fans have never experienced in the series. On one hand, this game is the kind of gritty, boots on the ground, visceral war story that Call of Duty is known for.
"On the other, its future setting takes players on a journey of epic scale and proportions, providing incredible gameplay innovations and new experiences for our fans. This is a grand scale, old-school, all-out war in an epic new-school setting. And it's going to be a hell of a lot of fun."
As for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered, the game boasts vibrant current generation visuals, with fully improved texture resolution and detail, high-dynamic range lighting, lit and shadowing VFX particles, revamped animation and audio, stunning sound, and more. It features the campaign and online multiplayer from the original game, with the latter including 10 fan-favorite multiplayer maps, such as Crash, Backlot and Crossfire.
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare will have multiple editions, which are detailed below. Activision has yet to confirm if Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered will be available to purchase separately.
- Legacy Edition and Digital Legacy Edition: Includes both Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered ($79.99/89,99 â‚¬)
- Digital Deluxe Edition: Includes Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered and Season Pass ($99.99/109,99 â‚¬)
- Legacy Pro Edition: Includes Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered, Season Pass, collectible Steelbook, official game soundtrack and additional digital items ($119.99/119,99 â‚¬)
Call of Duty: Infinity Warfare releases on the 4th of November on PS4, Xbox One and PC.