New Call Of Duty Game Is Already Playable, Despite No Announcement

What could this year's game be?


2019's Call of Duty game is still yet to be announced, but some members of the public have seemingly already played it. A select few American athletes have shared images across social media of them playing this year's game--whatever it might be. [Update: It's turned out to be Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. This is a reboot of the existing sub-series, not Modern Warfare 4, as some had expected. It will not have a season pass but does offer cross-play across PS4, Xbox One, and PC.]

Riley Ridley, Tajae Sharpe, and N'Keal Harry have each posted pictures of themselves playing the new shooter at what looks to be an official event, while All Games Delta has more images. We've reached out to Activision to verify this isn't some elaborate ruse from the American footballers.

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Just had the opportunity to play the SUPER COOL NEW CALL OF DUTY in Nashville ?? #CallOfDutypartner ??

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The publisher is yet to announce this year's Call of Duty. Traditionally, each game in the series gets announced in the May before it eventually launches, so we might be just around the corner from Activision lifting the lid on this year's game.

We do know it's Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare developer Infinity Ward working on the upcoming shooter. Infinity Ward also created the Modern Warfare sub-series, as well as Call of Duty: Ghosts. There are rumors this year's title is Modern Warfare 4, but this has not yet been confirmed. That fits with the developer release cycle that has been established.

Activision has confirmed, however, that 2019's Call of Duty game will include a single-player campaign, despite last year's Black Ops 4 doing away with the traditional story mode. Activision also confirmed the new game will have a "huge expansive multiplayer world," as well as "fun co-op gameplay."

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