This could be the newest announcement of a Call of Duty recreation within the franchises’ historical past, however alternatively, it’s been a unusual yr.
Activision has after all introduced that the brand new Call of Duty recreation is Call of Duty Black Ops – Cold War with an excellent teaser trailer that provides some perception into the sport’s surroundings and tale.
The guy at the display screen is Yuri Bezmenov, a real-life defector from the Soviet Union. He spent a while in India ahead of rejecting the KGB’s suppression of intellectuals in his house nation.
As neatly as Yuri, the trailer additionally makes a speciality of the mysterious “Perseus”. This was once allegedly a Soviet secret agent who infiltrated quite a lot of Western intelligence businesses to disrupt the Nuclear Arms race.
With the eerily recent message of Demoralization, destabilization, disaster, and normalization of “Big Brother” executive keep watch over within the United States, there’s undoubtedly that Black Ops: Cold War goes heavy at the tale.
Other hints come with the point out of Verdansk. This is the title of Call of Duty Warzone‘s primary map and was once additionally discussed in Modern Warfare.
Activision has already said that the brand new Call of Duty recreation would most probably be related by hook or by crook to Warzone. The free-to-play Battle Royale has over 75 million downloads and Activision gained’t wish to finish that money cow.
The teaser coincided with a multi-day ARG (Alternate Reality Game) that concerned a host of code-breaking actions. These cause them to rooms unfold out around the Warzone map.
How the 2 video games might be related isn’t 100% transparent. In reality, the trailer doesn’t even give a touch about whether or not or no longer the sport might be in point of fact next-gen or constructed to run on current-gen consoles.
The recreation is being labored on through each Treyarch and Raven Software. Treyarch labored at the earlier Black Ops recreation set all over the Cold War duration to nice good fortune. “THE NUMBERS, MASON!” continues to be more than likely a non-public favourite.
Lastly, each Raven Software and Treyarch have tweeted prior to now that they’re operating in combination, particularly on “this yr’s Call of Duty.” This method the sport would possibly send later this yr in order to not spoil the custom of an annual CoD.
The complete disclose for Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War occurs on August 26th – be expecting a complete trailer or even some gameplay.