Call of Duty is one of the most acclaimed, notorious, and successful projects in gaming. With a new installment launching each year from a different studio. Now, according to a report from Kotaku’s Jason Schreier Call of Duty 2020 is not only in development but the project has shifted development from Raven Software and Sledgehammer Games to Treyarch.

Raven Software and Sledgehammer will still provide supporting roles in the game’s development but Treyarch will head development now. According to Schreier, development for the project was in a messy state and Activision shifted development to Treyarch to get the project back on track.

In addition, Schreier stated that this new installment will be part of the Black Ops series and is set in the Cold War.

According to those briefed on the overhaul, Treyarch will take creative leadership on this new Black Ops while Raven and Sledgehammer will serve as support studios for the game, transforming the work they’ve done on their own single-player story mode into a campaign for Black Ops 5, which will also be set during the Cold War. (This may be a welcome return for fans, who criticized the lack of campaign in Black Ops 4.) It will likely be a cross-gen game, to coincide with the launch of the next PlayStation and Xbox, which are also expected in the fall of 2020.

As of now, the next game is being developed by Infinity Ward and set to debut at E3 2019. So we won’t hear anything about this project, at least publicly, until next year.

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