New Call of Duty goes back to the origin of schietreeks
The Call of Duty game, which this year goes back to the original intent of the schietreeks.
That is in a presentation of the annual reports that publisher Activision Blizzard Thursday evening Dutch time brought out. This is the play set in 2017 ‘back to his roots’. Traditional gameplay is central according to the publisher.
The most recent part of the series, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, has a sciencefictionsetting, that while the big competitor Battlefield just chose a setting in the First world War. Infinite Warfare performed less well than the previous sections, such as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and Black Ops-games. That focused on modern warfare.
Nevertheless, posted publisher Activision Blizzard in 2016 and achieved a record turnover of € 6.60 billion, compared to 4,66 billion dollars the year before. This is partly due to the most successful year for developer Blizzard until now. Blizzard brought in this year, the online shooter game, Overwatch, which has seen more than 25 million players counts.
Blizzard accounted for 39 percent of revenue for the publisher. Activision Blizzard since 2015 is also the owner of the Candy Crush developer King, which accounts for 25 percent of the revenue.
From the presentation, Activision Blizzard also revealed that this year there will be a full new part in the Destiny series appears, which is also an online shooter game.