After Microsoft announced it would be acquiring Activision Blizzard for nearly $70 billion, fans of the Call of Duty franchise were quick to share their concerns regarding the possibility of Xbox exclusivity.
According to a report from Bloomberg's Jason Schreier, Call of Duty games will continue to launch on PlayStation consoles until 2023 at the latest, much to the relief of those that have invested in a PlayStation 5.
Call of Duty PlayStation Releases
The report claims that "Activision had already committed to making the next few games on Sony's console," prior to Microsoft purchasing the publisher. Activision has yet to confirm details in Schreier's report but the information comes from "four people with knowledge of the deal."
The news is certainly positive for PlayStation players but with Call of Duty cementing its position for at least another year, the future of the franchise remains unclear.
Will Call of Duty Be Xbox Exclusive?
Taking Call of Duty away from PlayStation would be a huge shift in the gaming industry and for the franchise. Considering Call of Duty games regularly appear towards the top of the PlayStation charts, it will be interesting to see how Microsoft decides to move forward. With the possibility of exclusivity alongside rumours of annual releases coming to an end, the Call of Duty franchise could change forever.