A new in-house studio will be handling the upcoming Call of Duty Mobile game
Following the success of Call of Duty: Mobile, Activision is looking to establish its own in-house studio dedicated to mobile gaming. The company is currently recruiting more employees to develop a new mobile Call of Duty title.
Call of Duty: Mobile launched in 2019, and propelled developer TiMi into the upper echelons of game studios, reportedly raking in $10 billion in revenue last year alone (via) ReutersNot content to sit comfortably until that kind of cash is floating around, Activision is rolling out development of its next Call of Duty mobile game in-house — and it’s hiring.
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a number of job listing The new studio, dubbed Activision, has popped up on Activision’s website for mobile. The listing confirms that the first title will be a Call of Duty mobile game for iOS and Android. Based in Santa Monica, CA, Activision insists that the new roles will be remote in the current circumstances of the ongoing pandemic.
With Call of Duty: Mobile, Activision keen to add microtransactions based on details system designer role, which reads, “You will work directly with creative leaders to conceptualize, implement and maintain mobile monetization systems, social systems, and optimize designs based on live data”.
The new game is likely to be free-to-play and, according to the listing, “new mobile features, social systems and events for live operations” will be arriving on the new handheld title.
The new studio hasn’t been announced outside of the listing on the website, but it has some big goals:
“We are looking for great talent from mobile, console and PC backgrounds for our work enthusiasts who share our belief in AAA experiences on mobile and should be.”
Given that Activision is only hiring, don’t expect to see a new Call of Duty: Mobile game for a while. But we’re only a couple weeks into Call of Duty: Mobile Season 4, so that gamers have to end in the meantime.
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