The next Call of Duty game will be titled Black Ops and is in development at Activision’s Treyarch studio. The developer’s that created Call of Duty 3 and World at War are hard at work on 2010’s Call of Duty release. As Modern Warfare studio Infinity Ward disintegrates and respawns outside of Activision, Treyarch is hard at work on the next Call of Duty.
Treyarch today announced the development of Call of Duty: Black Ops. This seventh entry in the series is rumoured to not only find a setting within Vietnam, but also in other historical wars. The title is also rumoured to return dedicated servers to the series. The studio has not confirmed any of this informaiton, instead simply writing on the game’s official website:
“We at Treyarch are excited to reveal our latest development – Call of Duty: Black Ops!”
The title will be revealed in this Friday’s Gametrailer’s TV on Spike with a debut teaser trailer. Call of Duty: Black Ops will release on 9 November 2010. More details as they come.
[UPDATE] – Mark Lamia, studio head at Treyarch, comments on the announcement:
“We can’t wait for our community to experience Call of Duty: Black Ops. We have focused our entire studio on this game, with dedicated multiplayer, single-player and co-op teams creating the most intense, gripping and riveting experience possible for our fans on all fronts.”
[UPDATE 2] – Here’s the game’s début trailer, showing an Assassin’s Creed type scenario where an individual in the future experiences the events of the past through modern technology: