Call of Duty developer Infinity Ward gobbles Neversoft on




An internal memo from Activision director Eric Hirshberg would appear that the publisher Call of Duty developers Infinity Ward and Neversoft to merge. The new studio will continue under the name Infinity Ward. The leading duo of Neversoft resigns.

Website Giant Bomb claims to have he wrote to the staff of both studios. internal memo Hirshberg owned In it, the director of Activision, is owner of both Infinity Ward and Neversoft, announces that he wants to merge the two. Businesses The two worked together in the development of Call of Duty: Ghosts and showed, according to Hirshberg that the two companies’ similar skills. That was Hirshberg reason for the two to add to what he calls a ‘super studio together. The new studio will continue under the famous name; Infinity Ward. The move also has personal implications. Hirshberg states Dave Stohl as director, making the current director of Infinity Ward, Steve Ackrich, a step should reciprocate. Joel Jewett and Scott Pease, the duo at the head of Neversoft, gets up and leaves the gaming industry.

Neversoft has been active for 20 years under his own name. It achieved the first successes with a series of games around Tony Hawk. Between 1999 and 2007 resulted in nine games off around the skateboarder. Then Neversoft was responsible for the Guitar Hero games. After Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock 2007 would deliver 7 games in the series. When the market collapsed for rhythm games, Activision decided to the studio to Call of Duty: Ghosts to work.

Where Neversoft and Infinity Ward to go to work is not known, though it is likely that a new Call of Duty game. Activision made ​​earlier this year known that a Call of Duty game would bring with three studios to deliver a game turns out. annually Infinity Ward and Treyarch already delivered more Call of Duty games off. Sledgehammer Games is to ensure that the studios still have three years time to work. A game


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