Infinity Ward News


Former Modern Warfare devs wanted to give Call of Duty series a 'rest'

By Andrew Yoon, May 24, 2012 5:15pm PDT

Ultimately, what caused the huge rift between Infinity Ward execs Jason West and Vince Zampella and Activision? The two say that the team's desire to work on a game other than Modern Warfare 3 made an already tense relationship even worse.


"And honestly, who can really blame them? They're not gamers or even in love with games like most ..."

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Modern Warfare 3 'Content Collection 2' now available on Xbox 360

By Andrew Yoon, May 22, 2012 11:00am PDT

The second DLC pack for non-Elite members is now available on Xbox 360. "Content Collection #2" contains five maps: Getaway, Lookout, Sanctuary, Foundation, Oasis, Kill Switch, and Iron Clad. In addition, the add-on offers two spec ops missions.


Released e-mails show Activision preparing for Infinity Ward fallout

By Steve Watts, May 22, 2012 8:30am PDT

Newly released e-mail exchanges among Activision executives show the tensions in the days and weeks leading to the company's firing of Jason West and Vince Zampella.


"Why? Because it's been a whole week? Are you fucking kidding me? They've lost customers (like ..."

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Activision, EA settle Infinity Ward dispute

By Steve Watts, May 17, 2012 10:30am PDT

Activision Blizzard and Electronic Arts have reached a settlement in a lawsuit surrounding the firing of Infinity Ward heads Jason West and Vince...


"Go West and Zampella! Screw Activision and the crap they did to the employees of Infinity Ward."

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Activision pays $42M to ex-Infinity Ward devs

By Steve Watts, May 15, 2012 11:15am PDT

Activision has paid the Infinity Ward Employee Group $42 million, after determining that the evidence against Jason West and Vince Zampella didn't implicate the other employees.


"42million is like a weak pinch on the cheek. It's gonna take a lot more than that to make them ..."

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 PS3 bundle announced

By Andrew Yoon, May 09, 2012 5:15pm PDT

Hey you! Don't own a PS3 and one of the best-selling games of all time? Sony has announced a brand new SKU for retail: the "Limited Edition PS3 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Bundle."


Call of Duty Elite has 2 million paying subscribers

By Andrew Yoon, May 09, 2012 2:15pm PDT

Activision's Call of Duty Elite subscription service now has two million paying members.


"really it costs £60 for elite subscrition. it costs £12 per map pack. if they release 4 map ..."

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Modern Warfare 3 free 'Face Off' mode on Xbox 360 next week

By Andrew Yoon, May 09, 2012 1:00pm PDT

With all the hubbub over Call of Duty's "season of content," it's nice to see Activision throw non-paying fans a bone with some free DLC. Coming May 15th is the new Face Off mode--created specifically for 1v1 and 2v2 battles.


Black Ops 2 may put Activision in legal hot water

By John Keefer, May 09, 2012 8:30am PDT

A legal memorandum that is part of Infinity Ward's suit against Activision may end up having legal implications on the recently announced Black Ops 2.


"Huuuuge difference between Zapella/West and Silicon Knights though, eh?"

- viberunner see all 8 comments

Modern Warfare 3 DLC available on PC in May

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 27, 2012 5:00pm PDT

PC gamers can finally pay for Call of Duty DLC next month.


"They aren't farming the console market so much as MS probably paid them to make it exclusive "

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 free weekend on PC

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 25, 2012 6:45am PDT

Though a new Call of Duty is due to be announced next week, and will doubtless launch in November, Modern Warfare 3 is hanging tough. Activision's hosting another free multiplayer weekend on Steam, and you can start pre-loading now.


"I don't think having a free weekend is going to convince PC gamers to spend cash ..."

- Yumcheese see all 5 comments

Ex-CoD strategist unveils new studio Robotoki

By John Keefer, Apr 24, 2012 6:45am PDT

Less than a month after abruptly leaving Activision, former Call of Duty strategist Robert Bowling announces his new studio.


"what did that dude do, I forget. was it the dedicated servers outrage?"

- peat see all 7 comments

Call of Duty Elite April DLC available on Xbox 360 tomorrow

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 09, 2012 4:45pm PDT

Like clockwork, Call of Duty Elite members can expect their monthly Modern Warfare 3 DLC tomorrow.


"dammit, when is the PC gonna get some DLC... i'm starting to get very bored with the maps... "

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Call of Duty creative strategist leaves Activision

By John Keefer, Mar 26, 2012 2:45pm PDT

Infinity Ward exec and Modern Warfare strategist resigns.


"It wouldn't be surprising, if most of your friends go on to a different company, it would seem ..."

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Modern Warfare 3 'Content Collection' coming to Xbox 360 on March 20

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 29, 2012 11:00am PST

As promised, the first DLC for Modern Warfare 3 that doesn't require a Call of Duty Elite subscription will be available on Xbox Live on March 20th.