Call of Duty 2016 rumored to take place in space

We guess there's no other direction for the Call of Duty series than up.


While the next Battlefield game may be looking to the past for its setting, the Call of Duty series is reportedly looking to journey to infinity and beyond as this year’s game is expected to use space as its setting.

Infinity Ward is the studio currently working on this year’s Call of Duty title, which well-known industry insider Shinobi claims will be set in space. The game will reportedly take place in the “very far future”, will feature space combat and will take the series into the complete science fiction route.

What makes this report more credible is the fact Eurogamer finds this information to be consistent with what the publication has heard independently.

The last Call of Duty game Infinity Ward developed was Call of Duty: Ghosts back in November 2013. Since then, the franchise has embraced the Advanced Warfare setting, although a complete sci-fi title which takes place in space would certainly be something we’d be curious to see.

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    March 29, 2016 6:30 AM

    Daniel Perez posted a new article, Call of Duty 2016 rumored to take place in space

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      March 29, 2016 6:37 AM


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      March 29, 2016 6:37 AM

      WW2 or GTFO.

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      March 29, 2016 6:57 AM

      Dumbest idea ever.

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      March 29, 2016 7:14 AM


      No but seriously I'll probably play it. BO3 is fantastic.

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        March 29, 2016 7:38 AM

        Yeah I thought I was done with COD but I have put in about 100 hours into BO3 so far.

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      March 29, 2016 7:15 AM

      Are Muslims still gonna be the bad guys?

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      March 29, 2016 7:41 AM

      In space, no one can hear you pay respects.

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      March 29, 2016 7:48 AM

      Honestly I kind of like that --- how cool would a multiplayer map be that allowed you to 'unlock' your magnet boots, switch orientation, then lock back on, allowing you to run on any walls or ceilings as if they were the floor. That would be kind of nuts.

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        March 29, 2016 8:38 AM

        Shattered Horizon then, but presumably people would play it if it was named CoD.

        That game was a lot of fun. I think it was basically abandoned, but not until the community had already died.

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      March 29, 2016 7:55 AM

      This is exciting. I'm glad CoD seems to be moving in a generally sci-fi direction.

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      March 29, 2016 8:05 AM

      Looking forward to the tie-ins, galactic Doritos, cosmic mountain dew

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      March 29, 2016 8:29 AM

      Internet: Ugh, I'm so sick of the same old military shooter over and over, wheres the innovation?

      CoD 2016, in space!


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        March 29, 2016 8:33 AM

        What I really want is Halo set in Normandy, 1944.

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        March 29, 2016 8:34 AM

        the anti-cod derplords are pretty plentiful

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        March 29, 2016 9:00 AM

        It's more likely different vocal groups, right? I can see the vast majority of people who like these games not reacting well to this. Hell they have seen the formula change little by little from military sim to sci fi bonanza.

        I know forum communities that still play World at War.

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      March 29, 2016 8:37 AM

      I think this is good. BLOPS was a good step forward where they were able to use a little more creativity.

      Going completely off the rails into the future and space means there's potential to do some interesting things.

      At the very least, they're *trying* to change it up and not just iterate on previous versions.

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      March 29, 2016 8:49 AM

      Update: Will be available as DLC for Star Citizen

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      March 29, 2016 8:59 AM

      so bf5 is back to WW1 and codbro is in space. interesting.