Activision has decided: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare will not be arriving on the Wii U. Such was revealed yesterday on Twitter, where Sledgehammer Games' Michael Condrey confirmed the news, saying, "We are focused on Xbox One, PS4, and PC." This reverses the trend set by the franchise over the past couple years.
Supposing you’re excited about the onset of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, but you’re not all about picking up the several-hundred-dollar Special Edition Xbox One, there’s hope for you yet! The game is, of course, available on its own - but so is the special edition controller. You can purchase the Xbox One Limited Edition Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Wireless Controller on its own starting today on pre-order.
Microsoft has confirmed its white Xbox One console, which will come as part of a Sunset Overdrive bundle, as well as two other bundles for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and FIFA 15. The three sets were announced at Gamescon this week, and of the three it's probably the new color option which will have gamers most intrigued, being the first time the Xbox One has swayed from its black aesthetic.
The path of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare to your Xbox One, PS4, or PC hasn't been short on interest over the past few months, but today Activision detailed one of the most anticipated features: multiplayer gaming. Featured on a special Xbox stream with Microsoft's Major Nelson, the game mode's highlights all got their official reveal, including how players will pick their teams and gear, and how the new exo-suits will feature.
This week several job listings have been discovered added to Respawn Entertainment’s board, three of them pointing toward a new type of game in the wake of the original Titanfall. A Software Engineer, a Senior Character Artist, and a Senior Animator have been sought. Each of these positions is seeking "experience working on 3rd person action/exploration games."
Behind the scenes videos with the folks creating the Call of Duty series are always interesting to behold, even if you’re not a player of the games themselves. This is because Activision, and now SledgeHammer Games, are all about showing as much as they possibly can before a game release. In this case, this means seeing actors being captured in as much detail as possible - body and face included.
Sledgehammer games are about to change the way Call of Duty functions in our modern flooded-with-FPS gaming universe. General Manager and Co-Founder of Sledgehammer Games Glen Schofield speaks this week in a demonstration trailer of Call of Duty Advanced Warfare, making clear that though this game still has to be believable, it will be a new generation in the franchise.
This year's E3 began with the Xbox One showing of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare in an impressive display of machine-heavy action and futuristic fighting. This Call of Duty demonstration suggested that we'd no longer be just a soldier on the ground with machine guns and grenades. Instead, it's time to get used to working with an Iron Man array of oddities.