File this away inside your head as a rumour for now, but sources close to Activision are claiming that Infinity Ward may not be developing the inevitable Modern Warfare 3
, according to VG247
Instead, anonymous sources cited by the site indicate that Infinity Ward are starting work on an entirely new IP and that Modern Warfare 3
may have been handed to the unnamed third team said to have become attached to the franchise
- i.e., not the other Call of Duty
The sources are totally anonymous and none of the studios have yet commented on the story, so it's not a rumour which we'd suggest totally buying into just yet, though the idea does make sense.
Hypothetically, the move could allow the now well-know Infinity Ward to create another, new IP while the sure-selling Modern Warfare 3
could also be in the pipeline somewhere else, crucially without the involvement of Treyarch.
What exactly Treyarch and Infinity Ward may go on to do is unclear, but rumours of a Call of Duty: Online
title are still rife.
Again though, there's absolutely no confirmation or firm credibility yet attached to this rumour, plausible as it sounds.
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