Publisher Activision announced the next game in the Call of Duty franchise, this year’s game is titled Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, and it will be releasing on November 4. It will feature future tech and the House of Cards actor Kevin Spacey will be starring in the game.
This Call of Duty title developed by Sledgehammer Games focuses on a private military corporation that has gone rogue and goes against the United States government. The head of the organization is a powerful, politically driven anti-hero Jonathan Irons played by Kevin Spacey.
The trailer shows new future tech available to players like an exoskeleton that allows characters to have super strength or scale walls/surfaces and leap further. Plus many more technology equipment like hoverbikes, mech suits, also a device that cloaks both the person and the vehicle, and the helicopter from Avatar. This official trailer follows the teaser page Activision previously posted up earlier that mentioned ‘The New Era’ is coming and will be unveiled at 10 a.m. E.T. on Sunday, May 4th.
“In the next Call of Duty, the world’s most powerful military is not a country. It’s a corporation.”
Activision hasn’t given official confirmation on what platforms the game will be released on, but retailers are taking preorders for Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PC. There’s no mention of Wii U. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare guides the three-year development cycle for each Call of Duty title, where Sledgehammer, Infinity Ward and Treyarch will take turns developing annual games for the franchise.
Gamestop gives a description for the game, which you can read below:
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, developed by Sledgehammer Games (co-developers of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3), harnesses the first three-year, all next-gen development cycle in franchise history.
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare envisions the powerful battlegrounds of the future, where both technology and tactics have evolved to usher in a new era of combat for the franchise. Delivering a stunning performance, Academy Award winning actor Kevin Spacey stars as Jonathan Irons – one of the most powerful men in the world – shaping this chilling vision of the future of war.
Power Changes Everything.
An Advanced World:
- Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare takes place in a plausible future in which technological progress and today’s military practices have converged with powerful consequences.
- In this carefully researched and crafted vision of the future, Private Military Corporations (PMCs) have become the dominant armed forces for countless nations outsourcing their military needs, redrawing borders and rewriting the rules of war.
- And Jonathan Irons, the founder and president of the world’s largest PMC – Atlas Corporation – is at the center of it all.
An Advanced Soldier:
- Powerful exoskeletons evolve every aspect of a soldier’s battle readiness, enabling combatants to deploy with an advanced lethality and eliminating the need for specialization.
- The introduction of this gameplay mechanic delivers enhanced player movement and verticality through boost jumps and grappling, covert cloaking abilities, and biomechanics that provide unparalleled strength, awareness, endurance, and speed.
- With the advent of the exoskeleton and newly advanced armor and weaponry, every soldier commands tactical freedom in any terrain unlike ever before, fundamentally changing the way gamers play Call of Duty across all modes.
An Advanced Arsenal:
- Harnessing the power of next-gen platforms, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare brings players into the battlegrounds of the future by boasting a new hi-tech, advanced arsenal and ability set, arming players with all-new equipment, technology, perks, and vehicles like hoverbikes and highly specialized drones.
- Players can also choose between standard ammunition and an all-new class of directed-energy weaponry that enables totally new gameplay dynamics.
- And with exoskeletons delivering a massive force multiplier and unprecedented tactical freedom, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare evolves every firefight.