Even with a brand new Call of Duty just months away, rumors about the series’ future are still flying around. One known leaker claims to have details on the CoD that isn’t due until 2023.
Call of Duty: Vanguard is just around the corner, but that hasn’t stopped talk about the future of the CoD series from circulating online. 2022’s game has already reportedly been revealed as a sequel to Modern Warfare, according to a VGC report.
Now, it seems that even more long-term details have emerged. A renowned leaker has claimed to have information about what the Call of Duty due for release in 2023 will look like.
Responding to a post on the Charlie INTEL Twitter page regarding the alledged leaked sequel to Modern Warfare coming in 2022, leaker Tom Henderson responded with our first real slither of information about what’s coming the following year.
He claimed that the Treyarch-developed game will be “boots on the ground,” and take place in a “semi-futuristic” setting.
The leaker didn’t offer any more details as to whether the game will be a continuation of the Black Ops sub-series, the best-selling in CoD history, or the beginning of something new.
The Black Ops games have historically gone for futuristic settings, with Black Ops III featuring the jetpacks that were a series staple for some years. However, this leak suggests that the 2023 game will be more grounded.
While it’s still some way away, CoD works on a rotating development schedule between Treyarch, Infinity Ward, Raven Software, and Sledgehammer Games.
This means that despite the yearly release of Call of Duty games, Treyarch likely began work on the 2023 installment sometime after Black Ops 4 shipped in 2018. This is how details can leak seemingly so far in advance.
There is no evidence at the moment confirming whether or not this leak is true or not, and we’re unlikely to get any confirmation until the year of release.
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CoD 2024 leaks could have revealed next Black Ops game’s setting & time period
A dataminer claims to have uncovered CoD 2024 files that could have revealed when and where Treyarch’s game will take place.
Although Treyarch’s next game isn’t due for another couple of years, a new leak may have given players a clue as to when and where CoD 2024 could take place.
It’s an exciting time to be a Call of Duty player, with plenty of projects in the pipeline to look forward to. 2022 will see the release of both Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2, while Warzone Mobile is expected to drop fairly soon.
2023 is set to be the first year since the early 2000s where there is no mainline CoD title, but Treyarch’s next effort is then due to drop in 2024, and the first details are starting to leak.
Just days after a handful of screenshots were found in the Warzone Mobile files, a new leak may have uncovered the setting of the new game.
Call of Duty dataminer RealiityUK claimed to have found files titled “t10_usa_mogadishu,” although their account has since been suspended.
It led to speculation that Mogadishu could be referring to the Battle of Mogadishu, which took place in 1993 in Somalia. This could be our first hint that Treyarch’s next game will be set during the 1990s.
As fans pointed out, the Battle of Mogadishu conflict is better known as the ‘Black Hawk Down incident,’ which inspired the 1999 book and classic 2001 film.
It came after the United States intervened in the Somali Civil War which famously resulted in two Black Hawk helicopters being shot out of the sky.
CoD 2024 is largely expected to be a new entry in the popular Black Ops sub-series, which is no stranger to using real-world conflicts as the backdrop for its campaign or multiplayer maps. So, if this leak turns out to be accurate, the Battle of Mogadishu could play a pivotal role in Treyarch’s plans.
Of course, this is all just speculation for now, and there’s always the possibility that Mogadishu is just a codename being used internally.
With the game still years away at this point, it’s likely that we’ll have to wait a while before we get any concrete details.
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First images of Treyarch’s Call of Duty 2024 Black Ops leak in Warzone Mobile files
Images of Treyarch’s 2024 Call of Duty title have leaked after being discovered within Warzone Mobile’s game files.
The first images of Treyarch’s next Call of Duty game, which is set for a 2024 release, has leaked online after data miners found content in Call of Duty: Warzone Mobile’s closed alpha files.
RealiityUK, a Call of Duty data miner, got access to the Warzone Mobile Project Aurora’s closed alpha and went through the game’s files to find a variety of upcoming unannounced Call of Duty content.
Earlier, he leaked images of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2’s multiplayer maps, including loading screens of the game’s Ground War maps.
Now, RealiityUK also found images of Treyarch’s Call of Duty 2024 game.
Call of Duty 2024 MP Map Images
The leaker has posted images of two MP maps that are part of Treyarch’s next Call of Duty game. The images appear to be concept art for the maps, as the game is still in early development.
First image shared by the leaker showcases the map ‘Stealth,’ which is a codename for the map. It appears to be taking place off of a USA military base in an unknown location.
The second image posted is for a map titled ‘Pillage.’ Just a few aspects of this map can be seen in the leaked image.
It’s not clear as to why Warzone Mobile’s closed alpha contains files for unreleased content, including for a game that is still two years away.
Call of Duty 2024 Details
While Activision has not officially confirmed it yet, Bloomberg reported earlier this year that Treyarch’s next premium Call of Duty game will release in 2024, making 2023 a off year for a major new premium Call of Duty title.
A delay on the game to 2024 will give Treyarch four years of development time with their last premium title being Black Ops Cold War in 2020. Treyarch has supported Vanguard’s development on Zombies and Ranked Play and is credited with supporting the development of Modern Warfare 2, although the extent to their work on the title is not clear.
This will result in 2022 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 potentially having two years of post launch support.
Details on what Call of Duty 2024 is are still scarce, with some rumors claiming it will be set in the ‘near future’ and keep boots on the ground.
Be sure to stay tuned for any news or updates on Treyarch’s next Call of Duty title.
Overwhelming majority of CoD players are glad Treyarch’s 2023 game could be delayed
Call of Duty fans are used to a new game every year, but 2023 marks a change from that schedule, and players seem pretty happy about it.
Call of Duty games have always been released annually, but 2023 marks a big change for the franchise. Players have been reacting to Treyarch’s CoD being delayed by a year, with the response seemingly pretty positive.
While it was supposed to be released in 2023, Activision recently announced that it would be delayed for a year, meaning Modern Warfare 2 will run over both 2022 and 2023.
While you may think players wouldn’t be too happy about the delay of a Call of Duty game, a recent poll would suggest the opposite.
With both Vanguard and Warzone getting a lot of complaints from players, it seems the Call of Duty devs are going to be focussing on spending more time on the game before rushing its release.
This does mean that players will have to wait longer for releases, but as Activision have confirmed that a new free to play title will also be coming out, this may fill the gap that the delay will create.
In a recent poll held by our CharlieINTEL Twitter page, it seems players are feeling fairly positive about the delay of CoD 2023.
As you can see from the poll, only 8.2% of those who participated are skeptical about the delay of Treyarch’s 2023 Call of Duty game.
A whopping 91.8% voted for “good thing,” which shows that the players are most likely happy to see the devs work on something for longer than usual, as the result may be a more polished game with fewer issues and more content on release.
It’s obviously a bit of a shame for those who enjoy Treyarch’s style of CoD, but Modern Warfare (2019) was such a success it won’t be surprising if the sequel is another hit.
For more on Call of Duty, check out why Vanguard players are loving the Overclocked Tactical mode.
Image Credits: Activision / Treyarch
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