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Analyst: Infinity Ward will be “essentially closed” after next map pack is released

Wednesday, 28 April 2010 15:57 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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Janco Partners analyst Mike Hickey has said that he believes Infinity Ward will be “essentially closed” once the next map pack for Modern Warfare 2 is released.

Due to the numerous defections within the developer and all the lawsuits floating around, Hickey is under the impression that the studio will be absorbed into Activision and future work in the series will be spread out amongst the rest of its developers.

“Continued defections from [Activision's] Infinity Ward studio have created meaningful uncertainty around the future of their Call of Duty: Modern Warfare franchise,” said Hickey.

“We expect Infinity Ward studio will be essentially closed after their next map pack release, with development work on Modern Warfare 3 spread between two studios not historically tied to the franchise.”

At least two map packs were promised at the onset, with the Stimulus Pack already released to great sales.

As far as Modern Warfare 3 is concerned, Hickey predicts that it will land in stores during Q4 of Activision’s fiscal year 2011 and potentially rake-in $738M.

That figure is reasonable, considering that Modern Warfare 2 won a Guinness for making $401M in just its first 24-hours on the market.

Currently, three titles are in the works in the Call of Duty franchise.

There’s Treyarch with the oft-rumored Vietnam-centric game, slated for a reveal through  the May issue of OPM; Infinity Ward was  developing Modern Warfare 3; and then there’s  Sledgehammer’s “innovative take” on the Call of Duty franchise that Thomas Tippl, Activision’s COO, said would “further broaden”  the franchise’s audience.

So, regardless if Infinity Ward as we all know it remains intact after the next map pack or not, Activision will still be pumping out the CoD titles – just with different names on ‘em.

Via Gamasutra.

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36 Comments

  1. blackdreamhunk

    my words have come to pass, so where all those people who were telling me other wise.

    my words are so solid!

    oh where is infinity ward now they are gone just like mid way and interplay!

    they have gone the way of the dodo bird and the dinosaurs

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIwq6d560ec

    they mucked pc gamers but who is mocking them now pc gamers

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTghUoScGO8&feature=related

    console gamers and the media was drinking the wine of media hype.

    a single prayer has been answered, justice has been served for all pc gamers. my god is great!

    so where are all those people who said I would be wrong, where are you now ahahahahahahahahah

    my words have come to pass, who is laugh now.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTghUoScGO8&feature=related

    #1 5 years ago
  2. ZarraN

    Hasn’t IW died already and been Respawned, NO SPAWN DELAY

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Razor

    Mike Hickey knows less than Pachter.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Windsmeare

    So, I’ve created a robot that knows how to go into my office and make me a coffee. But what if something goes wrong? What if the coffee’s in a different place, or there’s no milk? What if there’s bees in the sugar?

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Stephany Nunneley

    @4 I’ll see your coffee robot and raise you a trashcan with a very bad attitude and potty mouth.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. blackdreamhunk

    oh where oh where is Infintyward now ahahahahahahahahhahahaha

    I thought they loved actvision sooo much!

    So where is there trash talk? to trash talk pc gamers lol ahahahahahhaha

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTghUoScGO8&feature=related

    pc gaming out lives infinity ward

    where are all those people saying i was wrong? where are you now.

    I have one thing to say , I told you so!

    #6 5 years ago
  7. blackdreamhunk

    here i have the perfect song for infinity ward

    what goes around comes around
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOrnUquxtwA

    ahahahahahahahhhaha

    so the same people who said oc gaming is dead! are gone and pc gaming is still around.

    they screw over pc gamers and now look at them, kinda retail ahahahahahahaha

    them console gamers and gaming media can’t defend you now!

    screw over your biggest fans and bashed the moders that made you

    time to pay the piper

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mN9C_4GFW5Y&feature=related

    #7 5 years ago
  8. blackdreamhunk

    oh wait one more post next perfect song tribute to infinity ward. lol

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XlzPFm44Wac

    ok I am done that was fun lol

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Blerk

    One day he’s going to realise that he’s talking to himself.

    #9 5 years ago
  10. Stephany Nunneley

    @7 Justin Timberlake seriously needs to shave his neck.

    Also, the situation between IW and Acti has nothing to do with “screwing over PC gamers”, and if PC gamers were slighted in anyway, it is not the developer’s fault because when you are owned by a company, you promote what the company dictates.

    Thus, a deal was struck with MS for promotion on Xbox 360 – that’s why you saw more commercials for it – and probably only it – on television and the internet. That in turn made more people who are not privy to the goings on in the industry to believe that the 360 version was either A) the only version, or B) the best version.

    Blame it on marketing if anything, but don’t blame the developer. No one is trying to screw over anyone for any particular platform. They are more than likely happy to make money off any version no matter what. If they wanted to “screw over PC gamers”, well they would not have released it on that platform in the first place, now would they? It would have been skipped altogether.

    EDIT: @9 I wish I had left it at that, honestly. Sometimes the devil perched upon my right shoulder wins out over common sense, though.

    #10 5 years ago
  11. blackdreamhunk

    aahahahahahaah

    that’s all i have to say

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XlzPFm44Wac

    I told you so!

    @Stephany Nunneley
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7_LreuSY3Y

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GcatQSyRK6c

    what ahahahahaha lol

    #11 5 years ago
  12. dirigiblebill

    “oh where is infinity ward now they are gone just like mid way and interplay!

    they have gone the way of the dodo bird and the dinosaurs”

    Er, well they haven’t gone anywhere as yet. But if they do, I’d imagine they’ll be going the way of EA or elsewhere within Activision. Remember EA and Activision? Those companies that make colossal amounts of money from console games?

    #12 5 years ago
  13. Mr-Brett

    This site needs an ‘ignore user’ or at least a ‘vote down’ button.

    #13 5 years ago
  14. Gekidami

    Or that spamming trolls actually get the ban.

    #14 5 years ago
  15. blackdreamhunk

    ahahahahahahahahahahahah ok midway and interplay are on life support lol

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XlzPFm44Wac

    it must hurt to know I am so right lol

    my fraite line ever I told you so lol

    hahahahahahahahah

    no dictated severs how about no infinity ward lol

    #15 5 years ago
  16. Mauller

    @Steph

    Why would you acknowledge him? Why must you punish us?

    #16 5 years ago
  17. Gheritt White

    Acknowledge who? I’m too busy trying to get the fucking bees out of my sugar. Oh look! There goes a helpful robot… OMG – WTF is it doing to that poor defenceless trashcan???

    #17 5 years ago
  18. fdelfino

    Blackdreamhunk, it’s an awful experience to read your comments, considering you keep linking stupid youtube videos and you can’t write shit in english.
    Stop this cruzade against console gamers man. I am a PC gamer myself, but I think we got enough good developers and games for PC to not trash talk people who decide to bring games to consoles.

    REally, you’re either a douchebag or you got a sinister sense of humor, like Andy Kauffman.

    #18 5 years ago
  19. blackdreamhunk

    @fdelfino

    just proving a point that like must of the time, I am right :) also proves I have more creditability than must professionals in the industry.

    thank you vg247 for this great news, you have made my day :)

    oh those links I am just try to show people what I think lol

    cry me a river, I have no respect for game devs that don’t respect their fans, that made them.

    perfect song right here
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DksSPZTZES0

    I have no pitty for them.

    #19 5 years ago
  20. blackdreamhunk

    I love you god, yeshusa, I love life, thank you

    I love vg247 god bless vg247 forever

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DksSPZTZES0

    #20 5 years ago
  21. fdelfino

    Ok, now I got it. You’re helpless.

    #21 5 years ago
  22. Benjo1981

    @Stephany Nunneley: Out of interest, what would someone actually need to do to get banned from posting on here?

    #22 5 years ago
  23. Gheritt White

    @ 22: Frequent, ongoing non-games-related personal attacks on other commentors.

    #23 5 years ago
  24. G1GAHURTZ

    @22: They’d have to be SERIOUS BIZNIZ!

    #24 5 years ago
  25. Benjo1981

    @23: So there’s no ‘relevance’ criteria? No ‘understanding the point of the topic’ criteria? No ban on irrelvant YouTube videos? Surely the citation of Justin Timberlake is grounds for a ban?!?

    #25 5 years ago
  26. Gheritt White

    Nope – far be it from me to put words into the mouths of the reprobates that run this fair site, but Pat would rather this be a bastion of well-mannered anarchy than institute a ban hammer.

    #26 5 years ago
  27. Benjo1981

    @26 As they should. A system of rating comments wouldn’t contradict that philosophy though, in the interest of other users being able to pick out the idiots. Although, I guess that would get abused too..

    Ho-well, will just have to ignore him.

    #27 5 years ago
  28. Stephany Nunneley

    @27 – “Surely the citation of Justin Timberlake is grounds for a ban?!?”

    You just made my day ;)

    #28 5 years ago
  29. DarkElfa

    I’ll stick my two cents in here. While I’ll miss the quality of the IW CoD games, I’m not sad to see them go. The group leaders were becoming arrogant and they weren’t listening to their customers. The server issue was a huge sign of that.

    That said, their contribution to gaming in general and the amazing times I’ve had on CoD will not be forgotten.

    #29 5 years ago
  30. OlderGamer

    I don’t know, I like BDH. He is a good read. And as much as some of you won’t agree, he often has a point. And the YouTube thing? Why not? Sometimes he links funny stuff.

    Nothing on this site should be taken too seriously. And watching him debate with other readers … pricless.

    Good stuff as far as I am concerned.

    #30 5 years ago
  31. DaMan

    I guess.. anyone is a good read and often has a point if you don’t take them seriously and view their comments once a month ;)

    #31 5 years ago
  32. OlderGamer

    No more then once a week anyways ;)

    #32 5 years ago
  33. Benjo1981

    @30 I think BDH takes what he says fairly seriously. I doubt any of us would have a problem if we thought it was all in jest.

    #33 5 years ago
  34. Boris Fett

    Here’s a reaaaaaaaally crazy idea. Try ignoring him?

    #34 5 years ago
  35. DeSpiritusBellum

    I guess a complete dismantling of Infinity Ward would explain why no new studio heads have been picked. Seems to me like that would be something you’d hurry if you wanted to salvage the brand.

    It’s gonna be interesting to see what happens next.

    @29 To be completely fair, what’s arrogant is to think that you somehow determine what a developer is going to do simply from stomping your foot on the internet. Where are we now? 14 million sold? Obviously whatever gripes people had with the game, weren’t that serious.

    You really have nothing to gain by sticking with an antiquated technology. You have nothing to lose either, but clinging to the past is a cowards way of thinking. Keep in mind that dedicated servers have been the norm, virtually since the birth of multiplayer gaming.

    I mean I’m sure some people would’ve loved for us to still be using switchboard operators, rather than direct phonenumbers today, but thankfully the people calling the shots didn’t listen to those guys either.

    Even if the matchmaker is far from perfect, it still does the job, and it will consistently do it quicker and better once the reliability improves. That’s a huge step forward, and in my oppinon, also a nice slap to the face for those whose answer to everything, is to favor spineless complacency.

    #35 5 years ago
  36. DarkElfa

    @35, I am such a fool.

    #36 5 years ago

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  • The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack out for Payday 2, has dino masks

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  • Battle Chasers slated for PC, consoles; comic picks up where 2001 storyline left off

    Darksiders creator Joe Madureira and Vigil co-founder Ryan Stefanelli have confirmed a Battle Chasers game and a new comic are in the works at their new studio Airship Syndicate. Speaking to Polygon, Madureira and Stefanelli wouldn’t provide details on the the game, but did divulge it will be an adventure RPG with player-controlled Battle Chasers […]

  • Shovel Knight, Hotline Miami 2 discounted for Sony’s annual Spring Fever Sale

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  • The gold Super Mario amiibo is a Walmart exclusive

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  • Here’s an overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

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  • Final Fantasy 15 video gives you a look at the game’s wildlife

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  • Lionhead ventures into the free-to-play space with Fable Legends

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  • Win! 5 pairs of tickets to the Call of Duty European Championships

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  • Republique Remastered has released on Mac and PC

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  • LA Cops coming to Xbox One in March

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  • We have $500 of Steam Wallet funds to giveaway!

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  • Lapsed Final Fantasy 14 players tempted back with 10 day freebie

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  • Advanced Warfare: Sledgehammer looking at “opportunities” to recreate classic Call of Duty maps

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  • GTA Online reader playlist week 7: and the winner is…

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  • Leaked screens reveal The Reef as Destiny’s new “social space”

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  • Darksiders creator teases Battle Chasers game

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  • Infamous video nasty Axe recreated in GTA 5

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  • Payday 2 for PS4 and Xbox One includes “a year’s worth of paid DLC” for free

    Payday 2: Crimewave Edition will include a year’s worth of paid DLC from the PC version of the game for free. The new-gen version of the game will be available June 2015, and includes almost all of the paid and free DLC released so far for Overkill’s popular first-person shooter. That DLC includes The Big […]

  • Yes, Mortal Kombat X will require Xbox Live Gold or PS Plus

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  • This is what Destiny players most want next

    Destiny patch 1.1.1 has resolved or at least addressed a number of complaints voiced by the community, but there are plenty more. des Destiny community manage David “Deej” Dague has put out a call for Guardians to share their concerns – or rather, what they think the community is most concerned about. “Set aside your […]

  • Google AI can play games now, so we’re probably all going to die

    Google has brought us one step closer to our inevitable slaughter or enslavement by machine overlords. Google has developed an AI that can learn to play video games and devise brand new strategies. Let me just rephrase that: Google has created an AI that can teach itself new skills, including how to play video games. […]

  • First footage of Renowned Explorers: International Society surfaces

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  • Cities: Skylines developer commits to mod support

    Cities: Skylines will fully support the modding community. Hailing from famously mod-friendly publisher Paradox, Cities: Skylines is a no-brainer for mod support – especially as a lack of mod support is one of the things SimCity was so heavily criticised for when it firts launched. In the developer diary below, Paradox’s Jakob Munthe is joined […]

  • Nosgoth update adds Vanguard, many fixes

    Nosgoth, the free-to-play multiplayer brawler set in the Legacy of Kain universe, has been given a significant makeover. The major feature of the latest Nosogth game update is a new playable human character called the Vanguard. “Equipped with mighty throwing axes and a shield, the Vanguard can take more punishment than any human class that […]

  • Xbox Live Gold 12 month sub $40 on Microsoft store

    Microsoft is offering $20 off 12 month Xbox Live Gold subscriptions at the moment. An Xbox Live Gold 12 month subscription will normally set you back $60, but a Microsoft Store promotion has it on offer for $40. The offer is restricted to the US store. Although you can opt to grab your sub as […]

  • Tomb Raider movie script to be penned by TMNT writer

    Tomb Raider will be Evan Daugherty’s second reboot of an established universe. The Tomb Raider movie reboot has signed on a writer and a distributor. Deadline reports Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Divergent, Snow White And The Huntsman and G.I. Joe 3 writer Daugherty will write the film. Additionally, Warner Bros. has signed on to distribute, […]

  • Shelter 2 pre-orders open, launch trailer debuts early

    Shelter 2 is a game in which you are a mother lynx and must protect a den of kittens. Yes, it’s delightful. Shelter 2 is coming to Mac and PC on March 9. Pre-orders are now available on Steam at 10% off or on GOG.com with a free skin and soundtrack, or 20% off if […]

  • That Batman: Arkham Knight trailer is full of codes

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s trailer is like a Transformer – there’s more than meets the eye. The new Batman: Arkham Knight trailer contains a number of codes. Eagle-eyed users have spotted four so far, and work on cracking their meaning is progressing. According to an /r/games thread rounding up results so far, the codes pertain to […]

  • Assassin’s Creed haystacks won’t save you from a fall

    Assassin’s Creed fans, don’t try this at home. Assassin’s Creed characters can survive falls of almost any distance as long as they aim for the haystacks scattered handily throughout the environment. As you probably deduced from your familiarity with common sense, this isn’t a real thing: falling from heights kills you, the same way a […]

  • Why are people buying PS4 and not Xbox One?

    PS4 is outselling Xbox One – but why? A new report may have the answer. Last month, the PS4 outsold the Xbox One in the US again, returning it to the top of the charts after just two months away. Why? What has caused this reversal in fortunes in Microsoft’s home territory? According to a […]

  • Toejam and Earl are back with a new Kickstarter

    The early 90′s are alive and well in a new bid to bring back Toejam and Earl. Toejam and Earl released for Mega Drive (Genesis, Americans) in 1991, and the eponymous characters went on to count among Sega’s best-known characters. They appeared in a platformer, a light gun shooter and finally a 2002 Xbox game […]

  • New Wander trailer shows off Azertash form

    Wander is a collaborative, non-combat MMO in which you can take on a number of unique forms. Wander players begin as an ambulant tree called an Oren and can progress through several different bodies as they explore the environment, learning its secrets. One of these, which we’d not seen before this trailer, is the amphibious […]

  • SOMA approaching beta phase on PC and PS4

    SOMA, the new horror game from the Amnesia: The Dark Descent crew, is getting close to playable. Frictional Games has apologised for its recent silence over the project, but said it’s focused on reaching beta. Sorry all for the silence! We're closing in on Beta and everyone's working hard to get there. Once that's done, […]

  • Square Enix does not condone Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest HD Remaster

    Square Enix has said it’s not involved with a fan remake of Final Fantasy spin-off Mystic Quest. 1992 SNES game Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest is being remade by Dark Design as Mystic Quest HD Remaster. The developer is even taking pre-orders for the project. Unfortunately, it looks like it is in no position to be […]

  • New Hunger teaser released by LittleBigPlanet Vita co-developers

    LittleBigPlanet Vita co-developers Tarsier Studios have released a teaser trailer for Hunger, which was announced in May 2014 at the Nordic Game Conference. The game has been rumored to be the firm’s unannounced Sony project since 2010. Platforms are still to be announced, but the studio became a first-party SCE developer a few years back, […]

  • Here’s two Mario Party 10 overview videos, one featuring amiibo

    Overview videos for Mario Party 10 and the amiibo which work with the title have been released by Nintendo Japan. Obviously each one is in Japanese, but you get the gist all the same. Mario Party 10 releases on Wii U March 20 in North America and Europe. Thanks, AGB.

  • Clan Raids announced for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Companion App

    Activision has announced a new Clan Raids mode will be made available through the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Companion App. According to the CoD community blog, raids are time-based challenges where success earns you a spot on the Clan Raids leaderboards and new Clan Raid-exclusive in-game gear like the Equilibrium set. Clan members will […]

  • Play Battlefield Hardline starting March 12 through EA Access

    Xbox One users with an EA Access subscription will be able to play 10 hours worth of Battlefield Hardline starting March 12. EA Access members will are being granted access to the game five days before the street date, with full multiplayer and all saves transferring over into the main game. It was announced yesterday […]

  • This video summarizes the contents of Destiny patch 1.1.1

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  • Destiny 1.1.1 patch notes out, update is live

    Destiny’s 1.1.1 patch arrives today, so if you have been kicked from activities, it means you will need to download the patch now that it’s live. We will be pushing the 1.1.1 patch for Destiny shortly. Players will be kicked from activities and required to download the patch. — Bungie Help (@BungieHelp) February 25, 2015 […]

  • Payday 2 packs based on Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number coming

    Starbreeze has announced another collaboration with Dennaton Games which will see masks based on Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number appear in Payday 2. The collaboration consists of two free updates when you acquire Hotline Miami 2 or its deluxe version on Steam from February 25. The two updates, called Hotline Miami Mask Pack and Jacket […]

  • Velocity 2X making its way onto Linux, Mac, PC and Xbox One

    Velocity 2X will be released on Linux, Mac, PC and Xbox One Futurlab has announced. The developer is in charge of the port, which will be published by Sierra. According to Futurlab, the deal with Sierra came about when self-publishing proved to be difficult due to spending “more time doing PR and marketing on Velocity […]

  • Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number finally has a release date

    A release date for Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number has been announced, finally. The game will arrive on Linux, Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, PS4 and Vita March 10. It is now available for pre-order on GOG, Humble and Steam for 10% off for $13.49/£10.99. There’s also a Digital Special Edition available which includes tracks from […]