Activision has sent over the first details and trailer for Call of Duty: Ghosts. Ghosts, contrary to popular belief, isn't a continuation of the Modern Warfare series. Instead, it introduces a brand-new setting and story.
"Everyone was expecting us to make Modern Warfare 4, which would have been the safe thing to do. But we're not resting on our laurels," said executive producer Mark Rubin. "We saw the console transition as the perfect opportunity to start a new chapter for Call of Duty. So we're building a new sub-brand, a new engine, and a lot of new ideas and experiences for our players. We can't wait to share them with our community."
The first trailer shows various warriors from throughout history wearing masks: a ninja, a knight, a fighter pilot, and so on. The video closes with a shot of a commando wearing a hood with a skull drawn on it. It's the same skull pattern seen on the newly launched Facebook page.
"There are those who wear masks to protect themselves. And there are those who wear masks to protect us all," reads the description of the trailer on YouTube.
Ghosts will launch on November 5th and is now available for pre-order worldwide. As was previously confirmed, the game's in development for the Xbox 360 and PS3. Activision also confirmed today that Ghosts is coming to PC and "next generation platforms."
The first gameplay footage from Call of Duty: Ghosts will air on May 21st. More specifically, it will be shown at the special press event for the next Xbox. The event can be watched live on Xbox.com, Xbox Live or SPIKE TV.