Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare, Warzone Season 4 Delayed Due To Racial Justice Protests
Activision has announced that now is "not the time" for new seasons across its Call of Duty game series.
Activision has pushed back the launches of two major seasonal updates for the Call of Duty series. Season 4 of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone and Season 7 of Call of Duty: Mobile have been delayed in the wake of the murder of George Floyd and the subsequent protests that have taken placed in the United States. In a brief statement on Twitter, the official Call of Duty Twitter account announced that the start of new seasons across these three Call of Duty games has been pushed back.
These seasons, originally planned for June 3, will now debut at a later date. A new start date has not yet been confirmed. Some companies that previously delayed events like Sony and EA have since set new dates.
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