The Next Call of Duty Will Be Called What!? – Gaming illuminaughty Skip to content
Published May 24, 2019

Even though the Call of Duty franchise isn’t what it used to be, the one thing you can pretty much expect annually is a new COD game from Activision. We knew that the 2019 iteration will go back to the “Modern Warfare” storyline, and after you had COD 4: Modern Warfare, Modern Warfare 2, and Modern Warfare 3, what would you call the next game? MODERN WARFARE apparently!

Now to the unsuspecting eye, you would think this is simply a reboot since it’s being called Modern Warfare right? Nope, this is simply just a continuation (think Modern Warfare 4 to relieve some confusion). According to marketing practices in various forms of entertainment, franchises after number 3 tend to not do well amongst consumers. Some companies have resorted to “soft rebooting” the franchise with a different name scheme to trick the consumer into thinking it’s a not a continuation (even though it is).

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is set to be officially revealed next month, but the name of the game is certainly not a joke. Some athletes have apparently already had access to the game last month, so we will see how this game turns out as we get closer to the holiday season.

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  1.' Erik

    Can we stop calling professional gamers athletes ? It goes against the definition of the word.

  2. @UTxJGTheDon They ran outta names but Also not tryna call it MW5

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