I love Call of Duty and I care about Modern Warfare 2

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I love Call of Duty and I care about Modern Warfare 2

Every once in a while, even before the pandemic, Glastonbury Festival would take a year off, giving up an income in the tens of millions to allow the grass to grow back, complaints from locals to subside and, perhaps most important, let us feel its absence. In 2019, organizers noted that, after a year lying fallow, their mud-covered institution was even more popular than before.

Perhaps Activision should draw more of its executive team from the festival industry, rather than the bush government (opens in a new tab). Despite bringing Guitar Hero to the ground with annualization all those years ago, it’s been too slow to see the same effect in Call of Duty. according to a Bloomberg report (opens in a new tab), 2023 will be the series’ first fallow year in nearly two decades, following poor sales for Call of Duty: Vanguard and a period of production chaos within the Call of Duty studio network. But it’s too late to impact Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, which as the hosts of yesterday’s Summer Game Fest showcase reminded us, comes out this year on October 28.

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