Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Has Exoskeletons, Hoverbikes, and Kevin Spacey

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Black Ops II brought some futuristic elements to the Call of Duty battlefield, but the next game in the series, the newly announced Advanced Warfare, is taking first-person shooter video game warfare pretty close to full on science-fiction with Crysis-like exoskeleton armor, hoverbikes, jetpack thrusters, and other high-tech weaponry. House of Cards star Kevin Spacey is also lending his likeness and acting talents to power a gripping storyline centered around “iconic new character” Jonathan Irons.

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In case you were wondering, this is the first Call of Duty to be solo developed by Sledgehammer Games, and it is the first Call of Duty to be made in a three-year development cycle.

Here’s a brief overview about the game from Activision’s official press release announcement:

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare jolts players forward in a groundbreaking experience that’s ripped-from-the-headlines-of-tomorrow, envisioning a future where both technology and tactics have evolved to usher in a new era of combat for the franchise. Set in the year 2054, a private military corporation (PMC) has emerged with the power to rescue humanity from a devastated world struggling to rebuild after a global attack on its military and infrastructure. You are the advanced soldier. Empowered with new, cutting-edge exoskeleton abilities, technological advancements and high-tech gear, players join the ranks of a highly-trained, specialized unit committed to restoring order in a state of advanced warfare.

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is scheduled to launch November 4th for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Pre-orders are now available at participating retailers, including Amazon and GameStop.

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