It’s about that time again for another Call of Duty release however this year, Call of Duty 2022 Is Being Developed by Infinity Ward. The game is also rumored to be a sequel to the 2019 Modern Warfare. Even though the quarterly Activision investors meeting was canceled while Microsoft finalizes the purchase of Activision, it still seems like the plans for the annual Call of Duty is still in motion.
“Development on this year’s premium and Warzone experiences is being led by Activision’s renowned Infinity Ward studio,” Activision Blizzard said in its Q4 2021 results statement. “The team is working on the most ambitious plan in franchise history, with industry-leading innovation and a broadly appealing franchise setting.”
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Speculation began a while back from leaks that the next Call of Duty to be “Modern Warfare 2” which was in openly teased by Activision with the quote “Stay Frosty” which is only delivered when speaking directly on the “Captain Price” character involvement. Captain Price has piloted the catchphrase since Call of Duty 4 and has been used popularly since by both Infinity Ward and fans alike.
Of course we could still see a curve ball from Infinity Ward. But we’re expecting the continued success of Warzone and Call of Duty’s business model in general to go for one more squeeze before we see any real changes to the Call of Duty formula. Regardless, it seems that Infinity Ward has something up their sleeve.
A new generation of Call of Duty is coming soon.
— Infinity Ward (@InfinityWard) February 3, 2022
“Stay Frosty.” It’s one of the most popular phrases attributed to the Modern Warfare franchise. There’s even an achievement in Modern Warfare 3 named after it. Couple it with the fact that Infinity Ward is teasing the “next generation” of Call of Duty, we can assume that “Modern Warfare 2” could definitely be the angle Infinity Ward is going to go for Call of Duty in 2022.
While the deal with Activision has expected to mix things up in the Call of Duty universe, it does seem that everything is business as usual until further notice. We’ll be sure to update you guys on the latest moves with Call of Duty as we head into this new era of game development.