Take a look at the Mass Effect-style home ship in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare

By Sherif Saed, Friday, 22 July 2016 09:13 GMT

See the environmental storytelling tricks Infinite Warfare’s flying base of operations employs.


Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is at SDCC and we’ve so far seen a new single-player level, and learned about the Modern Warfare 2 Terminal map remake.

Activision also released another video that specifically talks about the UNSA Retribution, the capital ship that acts as the game’s hub. As you’ve probably seen in the E3 reveal, this is where you launch missions and research upgrades throughout the campaign.

In today’s video, the game’s lead character takes us on a tour of the flight deck, and the many bits of environmental storytelling techniques Infinity Ward is using to create immersion, a mix of modern-day carrier and ship crews.

It all looks very good, even if the studio’s continued emphasis on how everything is “grounded” and “gritty” and totally not sci-fi is getting a bit old. Take a look:

Infinite Warfare is out November 4 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

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