Sledgehammer developing new Call of Duty game

James Batchelor
Sledgehammer developing new Call of Duty game

It never takes long for the industry to start whispering about the next Call of Duty – even though the latest blockbuster is still dominating the charts.

Sure enough, reports have emerged that Sledgehammer Games is recruiting for its "Call of Duty development team". According to a job listing on Gamasutra, the new recruits will be working on "an unannounced high-end console title".

The vacancy is multiplayer-related, with Sledgehammer seeking an engineer to take CoD's "online experience to a new level" and create "multiplayer game modes and online community features".

Beyond that, there are no concrete details. The job listing doesn't indicate whether or not this is a revival of the studio's cancelled third-person shooter, nor whether the studio is working on its own title or supporting another developer.

Sledgehammer Games helped series creators Infinity Ward develop last month's best-selling hit Modern Warfare 3.


Tags: Activision , call of duty , cod , sledgehammer , sledgehammer games

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