Ghosts Reveal Trailer, Behind The Scenes And Tech Comparison
The world premiere of Call of Duty: Ghosts was shown at the end of Microsoft's Xbox Event. The game will take the critically-acclaimed franchise into the next generation with a brand new engine, new world and new story.
COD: Ghosts will be released on 5th of November for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. Activision and Infinity Ward have also released a "behind the scenes" trailer that tells you more about the singleplayer story, new engine and multiplayer. Here are the highlights:
Brand new story written by Stephen Gaghan.
Story starts with America being crippled and having their military and government in disarray.
You are the underdog fighting against superior forces.
The "Ghosts" team is formed from the remnants of multiple US Special Forces and you play as one of them.
You will have a dog as a squad member that will help you out.
The engine is completely new and is able to render lifelike characters and immersive worlds.
Has SUB-D technology; the closer you get to the object, the more it tries to maintain its curvature, thus making objects extremely smooth.
The new mantle system "keeps you going" by allowing you to leap over smaller walls automatically.
The lean system has been redesigned, which gives you an edge over the enemy - and vise-versa of course.
The slide system has also been redesigned by giving you an option to quickly get out of sight in a "cool looking way".
Fluids and smoke are now dynamic and interactive.
MP has been revamped in Ghosts.
Dynamic maps have earthquakes and floods that shape the map in different ways.
Players can also interact with the maps in multiple ways
Character customization is back and allows you to change everything about your character, from the shape of the head to the look of your gear.
More MP innovations will be revealed later.
As a small disappointment to non-Xbox users, Microsoft has renewed their DLC deal with Activision. This means all COD: Ghosts DLC content will be Xbox LIVE exclusives for 30 days, like with previous Call of Duty games.
Lastly Infinity Ward also showed off a side-by-side tech comparison that highlights the advances made from 2011's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.
Xbox 360 / One, PlayStation 3 / 4, Wii U and PC. Multiplayer is available on Xbox LIVE (Xbox 360 / One), PSN (PS3 / PS4) and Steam. Xbox LIVE requires Gold Membership.
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