Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Out this Year, To 'Dial Back' Sci-Fi: Report

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Out this Year, To 'Dial Back' Sci-Fi: Report
  • Call of Duty Black Ops 4 is due this year
  • It could tone down sci-fi elements
  • It's being developed by Treyarch

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 could see a 2018 release date and will tone down the sci-fi elements of past games. It's being developed by Treyarch, the studio behind previous games in the series. While previous reports of Call of Duty Black Ops 4 have come from industry insider Marcus Sellars, this latest confirmation comes from Eurogamer.

"Black Ops 4 is in development at Treyarch, the Activision studio behind the three other Black Ops games, and as you'd expect is due for launch late in the year," writes Eurogamer's Tom Phillips.

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"The Black Ops storyline so far has covered the Cold War, near future, and a further time period in 2065. In particular, Black Ops 3 had a fully sci-fi focus - something which Black Ops 4 will dial back to better fit the series' recent desire for a more grounded feeling - in response to the negative feedback surrounding 2016's space-set Infinite Warfare."

Eurogamer's had a pretty solid track record in the past. Previously it confirmed several specifications related to the Nintendo Switch. Its confirmation of Call of Duty Black Ops 4 comes a day after Sellars' statement regarding it hitting Nintendo's hybrid console.

"COD 2018 is Black Ops 4 and is coming to PS4/Xbox/PC/Switch. It is set in the modern times and is boots on the ground. The Switch version will support DLC, HD Rumble and motion controls. The Switch version is also being ported by a company which is familar with COD games," Sellars tweeted.

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