In a statement during its Q2 2022 earnings call, Activision said, “Throughout the Call of Duty ecosystem, teams are well positioned to support these releases with significant operations, as well as continuing to develop new premium content planned for 2023 and beyond.” “.
Activision is rumored not to be releasing a major Call of Duty next year, which would be the first time in nearly 20 years. However, this does not prevent Activision from releasing a smaller project. This week’s statement could refer to paid DLC, which was once a staple of the franchise but has dwindled in recent years, or to a spin-off game like the long-discussed standalone Call of Duty Zombies.
The next game in the main series, expected in 2024, will most likely be Black Ops. Images believed to be from the game were obtained from Warzone Mobile earlier this year.
This year’s game, Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2, will release on October 28, 2022.
Activision announced thatrevenue and operating profit declined in the second quarter year on year, “reflecting a decline in Call of Duty franchise engagement, but up from the first quarter.”
Engagement can be expected to pick up in the fourth quarter as the company plans to release two new Call of Duty games.