Following on from the trailer
that was released a few days ago, Activision have now released some more details about what to expect from the latest in the long-running franchise, along with the first selection of screenshots and the game's box art.
In the year 2054 a global attack on the world's military and infrastructure has left the planet in ruins. Amidst the turmoil, Private Military Corporations have emerged as the new superpowers with squads of advanced soldiers who use cutting-edge, exosuit technology and other high-tech gear to restore order...or cause destruction.
Playing the enigmatic and villainous head of the Atlas PMC, Jonathan Irons, is Academy Award winning actor Kevin Spacey, who took the time to comment on his work in the game:
It’s been a lot of fun working with the team to bring Jonathan Irons to life. The technology is truly remarkable and unlike anything I’ve done before. I’m excited to see where this goes.
Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing, had the following to say:
We’ve made several key decisions with an eye towards creative excellence on Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. We’ve really approached this game differently. This is our first three-year development cycle. It’s our first time with Sledgehammer Games at the creative helm. And we’re shaking up the formula in several ways. New core gameplay mechanics with the exoskeleton suit. A riveting new story. An iconic new character played by one of the world’s best actors in Kevin Spacey. We’re having a lot of fun making this game, and we think the world is going to have even more fun playing it.
Next up is Glen Schofield, co-founder and game director of Sledgehammer Games:
This is an opportunity of a lifetime, and an honor for Sledgehammer Games. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the most ambitious and creative project we have ever worked on. From the endless research and thousands of production designs, to our incredible focus on the narrative and amazing attention to detail – we’re taking nothing for granted. Call of Duty connects with the fans on such a deep level, and crafting a new vision for the next generation has been so inspiring for us.
Finally, another co-founder of of Sledgehammer Games and studio head Michael Condrey also added:
Glen and I created this team with the singular vision of delivering the best work of our lives. We know we’re stepping into some pretty big shoes, but every day I’m amazed at the talent and focus at work here touching everything from the story experience to multiplayer. We’re excited to lead the next chapter in this great franchise, and we can’t wait for November 4th.
As Michael states, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
will be released worldwide on November 4th, 2014, on Xbox 360 and Xbox One.