Activision has mentioned it’ll reveal the “groundbreaking improvements” it’s constructing for brand new Name of Obligation Warzone later this 12 months.
The brand new Warzone, which Activision at this time once more described nebulously as an “expertise” moderately than a contemporary replace or full sequel, may even be free-to-play.
It is being “constructed from the ground-up” alongside this 12 months’s major Name of Obligation launch, Activision mentioned, which is a sequel to Infinity Ward’s 2019 Trendy Warfare.
In a press release to traders, Activision was cagey on when precisely we might see the brand new Warzone launch, and the way completely different it could be from the present providing. Saying we’ll see the “reveal” later this 12 months shouldn’t be the identical as us seeing it launch – though that is additionally not dominated out.
Likewise, there was nothing mentioned on whether or not the brand new Warzone will embody any content material, purchases or progress from the present Warzone.
Activision additionally famous at this time how its Name of Obligation gross sales for 2022 had been down year-on-year. It blamed each the poorer gross sales of 2021’s Vanguard versus 2020’s Black Ops Chilly Conflict, but additionally “decrease engagement” in Warzone.
Final month, Activision introduced it was bringing Warzone to cell – though this model is being constructed particularly for these platforms.
Earlier at this time, Activision Blizzard introduced the discharge date and a Home windows PC model for Diablo Immortal, as a part of an ongoing stream of bulletins because the embattled writer seeks to place itself again on monitor following a devastating 12 months of stories which have highlighted harassment and assault allegations, worker walkouts, workers makes an attempt at unionisation, and frustrations with controversial firm boss Bobby Kotick.