Name of Responsibility: Trendy Warfare 3 is globally out at present, however the first individual shooter hasn’t acquired off to the most effective begin the place essential and fan reception is anxious. Specifically, its surprisingly quick single participant marketing campaign has drawn widespread criticism, and a latest report revealed by Bloomberg has revealed that Sledgehammer Video games developed the sport within the simply of simply 16 months, which entailed builders working nights and weekends.
Sledgehammer, nevertheless, has now revealed an announcement that refutes these claims. Written by studio head Aaron Halon, the assertion was revealed by the studio on its official web page on social media platform X, the place he acknowledged that the imaginative and prescient for Trendy Warfare 3 “has been years within the making”, and that stories on the contrary are “merely not true”.
“Lengthy earlier than we wrapped up our earlier sport, we heard loud and clear from followers concerning the need to remain and play collectively for longer throughout the identical collection. And that’s what we’ve delivered – the primary true sequel in franchise historical past,” Halon wrote. “Additionally it is why we added options like Carry Ahead for the primary time to honor the funding our gamers have made within the Trendy Warfare collection.
“We’re proud to be the staff to cleared the path on Trendy Warfare III. Now we have labored arduous to ship on this imaginative and prescient which has been years within the making. Something stated on the contrary is solely not true – that is our sport and we can not wait to play it on-line with all of you.”
As per Bloomberg’s aforementioned report, Trendy Warfare 3 was initially deliberate as DLC for final 12 months’s sport, although Activision finally determined to reboot the challenge as a brand new premium entry. Given the sport’s quick single participant marketing campaign and the truth that its multiplayer includes completely of remastered variations of older maps (amongst different elements), the sensation that it was certainly initially deliberate as an growth for Trendy Warfare 2 is definitely arduous to shake.
Curiously, it’s additionally been claimed that Sledgehammer’s unique intention was to develop a follow-up to Name of Responsibility: Superior Warfare, earlier than being advised it could be main improvement on Trendy Warfare 3.
Assertion from Aaron Halon, studio head, SHG.
“We’re extremely happy with Trendy Warfare III – each the complete sport expertise at launch and the upcoming 12 months of content material now we have deliberate for the group. On behalf of the extraordinarily gifted staff throughout Sledgehammer Video games and our…
— Sledgehammer Video games (@SHGames) November 9, 2023