If you’re not a fan of Modern Warfare’s spin-off, Call of Duty: Warzone, then you’re probably not going to be happy to hear this. On the other hand, if you are a fan, then I have good news for you: Warzone is going to stick around and become a standard for all future COD games released by Infinity Ward and Activision.
The news alongside news that Duos mode would be coming to Warzone in an interview with Gamergen. Taylor Kurosaki, Infinity Ward’s Narrative Director, said that “Warzone will be te through line that connects all of the different various sub-franchises of Call of Duty.”
“It’s going to be really cool to see how the different sub-franchises sort of come in and out of focus, but Warzone will be the one constant,” he continued, explaining that “I know that our plan is Warzone is going to be around for quite some time, so as soon as those new systems [the PS5 and Xbox Series X] are out and available, I’m sure we’ll support them.”
Ultimately, this means that the game will also be ported over to Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5 sometime down the road once the systems have gained a foothold on the gaming segment. And, this shouldn’t come as a surprise considering the rather consistent updates to the game, including the most recent on April 28th and the integrated launch of Modern Warfare 2 Campaign remastered.
Furthermore, a recent job listing from Respawn Entertainment (also part of the Activision brand) essentially confirmed that Apex Legends would be making the leap to next-gen consoles as well. The big takeaway? The battle royale genre isn’t dying off anytime soon, and Activision is committed to maintaining its grip and expanding its battle royale games.