September 21, 2023

Activision revealed at this time that the following installment within the Name of Responsibility franchise will probably be Name of Responsibility: Fashionable Warfare III. The sport will probably be launched on November 10 on PC and consoles, and it might be the primary Name of Responsibility sport to be launched beneath Microsoft’s umbrella if the corporate manages to finish its acquisition of Activision Blizzard within the coming weeks.

Activision has a number of studios engaged on Name of Responsibility video games, and Sledgehammer Video games developed the primary two video games on this rebooted Fashionable Warfare trilogy launched in 2019 and 2022, respectively. It’s fairly uncommon that Fashionable Warfare III will observe only a 12 months after the earlier episode, however Activision might wish to play it protected after Vanguard, the WW2-themed episode launched in 2021 didn’t actually woo Name of Responsibility followers.

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Name of Responsibility stays some of the profitable annualized sport franchises in the marketplace, and Fashionable Warfare III ought to be no exception. It additionally helps that Warzone 2.0, the free-to-play battle royale model of Name of Responsibility now serves as an excellent entry level to the Name of Responsibility universe.

In current weeks, Name of Responsibility has been one of many fundamental topics of conversations relating to Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard. Microsoft signed a Name of Responsibility cope with Sony to ensure that future video games will proceed to ship on PlayStation consoles over the following 10 years. Microsoft additionally signed a Name of Responsibility cope with Nintendo and promised to carry again the franchise to the corporate’s consoles.

Along with these offers with its rivals on the console market, Microsoft additionally signed cloud licensing offers with Nvidia GeForce Now, Boosteroid, and Ubitus to make Name of Responsibility and different Activision Blizzard video games obtainable on these cloud gaming companies. Whereas we should always lastly see the conclusion of the Microsoft/Activision Blizzard acquisition saga very quickly, it already appears to be like like Name of Responsibility: Fashionable Warfare III may very well be a reasonably particular launch.