Call Of Duty: Ghosts – First Official Trailer

It's back. Due later this year, but for which formats...?

This is the first teaser trailer for the new Call of Duty: Ghosts, with regulars Infinity Ward back on development duties for Activision.

Mark Rubin, the studio’s executive director said “We saw the console transition as the perfect opportunity to start a new chapter for Call of Duty.”

“So we’re building a new sub-brand, a new engine, and a lot of new ideas and experiences for our players. We can’t wait to share them with our community.”

So, something to breathe a bit of new life into the series and go along with the new hardware – on a new game engine that’s long overdue. That all sounds quite exciting to us!

It’s out in November.

A full reveal is coming at Microsoft’s Xbox Event on the 21st.

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  1. I generally don’t get too excited from teaser trailers, but this one has me counting down the days until the 21st!

  2. SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Prepare for the next generation of Call of Duty®. The franchise that has defined a generation of gaming is set to raise the bar once again with the all-new Call of Duty®: Ghosts. Published by Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI), and developed by Infinity Ward, the studio that created the original Call of Duty and the seminal Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® series, Call of Duty: Ghosts ushers in the next generation of the franchise. The new title delivers a riveting all-new gameplay experience built on an entirely new story, setting and cast of characters, all powered by a new, next generation Call of Duty engine that redefines the series for the next generation.

    “Infinity Ward set the gold standard for first-person action for a generation, and they’re going to do it again with Call of Duty: Ghosts,” said Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing, Inc. “Ghosts delivers an all-new story, all-new characters, an all-new Call of Duty world, all powered by a next generation Call of Duty engine, which is a leap forward for the franchise. Infinity Ward is going all-in to create the next generation of Call of Duty worthy of the world’s greatest fans.”

    “Everyone was expecting us to make Modern Warfare 4, which would have been the safe thing to do. But we’re not resting on our laurels,” said Mark Rubin, executive producer of developer Infinity Ward. “We saw the console transition as the perfect opportunity to start a new chapter for Call of Duty. So we’re building a new sub-brand, a new engine, and a lot of new ideas and experiences for our players. We can’t wait to share them with our community.”

    To see an exclusive first look at Call of Duty: Ghosts tune in to Xbox: the Next Generation Revealed on May 21 at 10AM PDT on Xbox.com, Xbox LIVE or SPIKE TV for the debut of the all-new game from Infinity Ward.

    “We are consistently thrilled with the overwhelming response received from critics and consumers alike to the Call of Duty series, which has firmly established its home on the Xbox 360 with the game’s largest and most engaged community,” said Don Mattrick, president of the interactive entertainment business at Microsoft. “With Call of Duty: Ghosts, we have no doubt that our longtime partners, Activision and Infinity Ward, will raise the bar higher than ever before for this incredible franchise.”

    Starting today, fans can begin pre-ordering their copy of Call of Duty: Ghosts at retail outlets worldwide.

    “There’s no other video game property like Call of Duty. It’s the biggest game franchise on the planet that has had some of the biggest game entertainment launches in history,” said Tony Bartel, president of GameStop. “We are very excited for the launch of Call of Duty: Ghosts, as we transition to next generation consoles.”

    Call of Duty: Ghosts will release on Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and PC on November 5. Call of Duty: Ghosts will also be available for next generation platforms. For the latest intel, check out: http://www.callofduty.com/ghosts, http://www.facebook.com/CODGhosts, or follow on Twitter @InfinityWard. Call of Duty: Ghosts is not yet rated.

    • “Call of Duty: Ghosts will also be available for next generation platforms.”
      I guess that blows the idea of it being an Xbox exclusive then.

      • It’ll likely have some timed DLC or something.

      • Yeah, makes sense that MS and Acti will keep their close relationship if they’re showing it off at the xbox event.

    • They’re certainly saying all the right things. I’ve only picked up MW2 and i quite enjoyed the story, but sucked at the multiplayer. This sounds promising.

    • Defined a generation of gaming? Yes. Much like Stock, Aitken and Waterman defined a generation of music. Shit, derivative music which lowered standards and devalued the market.

    • “Everyone was expecting us to make Modern Warfare 4, which would have been the safe thing to do. But we’re not resting on our laurels”

      Yeah, they are taking a real risk by releasing another Call of Duty game. What a schmock.

  3. 30 day exclusive on DLC like CoD has been for some time?
    60mins exclusive game play like Destiny on PlayStation?
    Be surprised if it’s anything more.

    • Not a fan of Infinity Ward’s work, their games seem little more than the fantasies of a 13yr old boy.

      Think Treyarch have done some interesting things within the tight parameters of the franchise & I’d like to see what Sledgehammer do, those guys at the top did a great job with Dead Space when they lead EARS/Visceral

      • I’d say Treyarch cater more to little boy fantasies. Zombies, ray guns, ‘future laser tech’.

        I personally prefer Infinity Wards games, Treyarch are okay.

  4. Thought they were going all Deadliest Warrior for a minute there… :D

  5. Get the fuck in there. Will be getting this for the PS4, and love that they’re using a new engine too. I said they would, and I thought it was a given, but nearly everybody said ‘nah, Activision milk COD, they’ll use the same engine to save money’. Safe to say I told you so.

    • A new engine has been long overdue.

      Exciting.

      • Indeed it has. The PS3 generation engine was ridiculously stretched.

        Whilst a new engine should revamp things majorly, I am looking forward to seeing if those rumoured features are implemented (the sliding, rolling, interactive load screens etc).

  6. Cool trailer. I’d have preferred to see some actual gameplay, but I guess I’ll have to wait till the 21st. A new engine is long overdue, so it will be good to see what they do with it.

    Was laughing at his “mask” at the end as well. Looks more like a bag with some eye holes cut in it :P

    • Would of preferred him to have some of the cool masks that the people before had.

  7. And some wear masks… because they’re kinky bastards.

  8. yay live action trailer.

  9. thank fuck for a new engine.

  10. News just in: DLC will let you play as DeadMau5, Frank Sidebottom, Noseybonk, The Phantom Of The Opera and a Gimp

    • Aww my favourite crime fighters side-by-side again!

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