With Tesco in the UK already providing the biggest leak in the Call of Duty game for this year outing not only details, but a box art to boot – another retailer has come forward to provide spanish gamers with a place to pre-order.
XtraLife.ES has opened up a Call of Duty: Ghosts listing the game for 66.95 Euro’s and a release date of November 11th 2013. With Tesco UK suggesting a release date of November 4th 2013, obviously they are both likely to be placeholder dates until Activision make the official announcements sometime very soon.
Call of Duty: Ghosts ushers in the next generation of the franchise, delivering a riveting all-new gameplay experience built on an entirely new story, setting and cast, all powered by a new next-generation Call of Duty engine.
When new announcements, screens or even a shiny trailer surfaces – we’ll keep you posted.
Call of Duty for the current-gen Xbox 360 has been leaked early thanks to Tesco Direct who has since pulled down the listing from their online website in the UK. Titled ‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ with the official box-art nothing much else is known than that it is from Infinity Ward.
Here’s the box art:
Activision has not made any official announcements about the title, but a next-gen exclusive Call of Duty is rumoured to be in development from Sledgehammer Games for the new Xbox when it is revealed on May 21st this year.
When official announcements are in – we’ll keep you updated as it happens.
How do you feel about Infinity Ward’s Call of Duty branching out of the Modern Warfare era?
The Call of Duty Ghost game rumour has been doing the rounds for more time than you might actually care to realise. We were first told of this news waaaaaaaay back in the early days of 2011 when we were informed (reliably) that Sledgehammer Games were working on a title that would bring back ‘Ghost’ from the dead. Our website CMS has changed within that time and we can only link you to proof through 1UP
The game at that time would be based on events surrounding the Ghost squad Task Force 141 inbetween the events of the original Modern Warfare and Modern Warfare 2 from Infinity ward. We were also told that flashback sequences would be present to see the Modern Warfare story from a whole different point of view – led by Ghost – the character from Modern Warfare 2 who sadly died, such a loss… or did he? Careful watching of that moment you will spot that you are led to believe Ghost is covered in petrol, but only one of the two shot victims in the Modern Warfare 2 scene are doused?
It has been factually confirmed, somewhere far and distant, but it’s out there that Sledgehammer cancelled the game project they were working on to later move onto Modern Warfare 3 with Infinity Ward at the instruction of Activision. It is claimed Call of Duty: Ghosts features dynamic loading screens (such as rappelling from a helicopter or breaking a window to enter an area) and has destructive environments in single-player (these may be implemented in multiplayer later) – and additionally detailing that Spec-Ops has been replaced. Now that Modern Warfare 3 is already ancient history, but still greatly loved online – maybe, this ‘Ghost’ game has been reinstated, tweaked and modernised for a release later this year on next-gen platforms.
Or maybe not?
Until Activision make their official announcements usually around May time we can only speculate on what exciting changes lie ahead for the Call of Duty franchise to make it bigger and more dominant in the first-person-shooter genre.
It’s also worth taking into account that the apparent ‘source’ of this leak – a youtube guy who’s details and video we spotted on IGN, could have fabricated this rumour based on the ending of a fan-made trailer that gave the impression it was related to the next Call of Duty reveal – that video stated “and the GHOSTS will rise”.
Seems a little coincidental…
Neversoft Entertainment, founded in 1994 is best known for their line of Guitar Hero and Tony Hawk skateboarding games. The company was acquired by Activision late 1999 – and now for some peculiar reason they have been handed the development of a new Call of Duty title by Activison! WTF! So what’s going on? Continue reading NeverSoft Dev’s Working on Call of Duty Title