King to develop Activision's second Call of Duty mobile game for 2017

King to develop Activision's second Call of Duty mobile game for 2017

Activision paid a lot of money to acquire King studio, the developer of Candy Crush Saga games, back in 2016, but rewards have yet to come.

Well, it looks like Activision will soon reap the rewards of that acquisition, as King is now developing the next Call of Duty game. Surprisingly, this would be the second Call of Duty game that Activision has in development at various studios.

The first one was announced last month and is developed by Chinese studio ELEX, which suggests that it might be aimed at the China market rather than to a global audience.

Unfortunately, Swedish studio King did not disclose any details regarding the Call of Duty mobile game they are currently working on. However, the studio's job announcements suggest a new team will create the game, so we're expecting something rather new that has nothing to do with the games developed by King until now.


Four positions are now open at King, so if you're in the gaming industry and want to give it a try, here is what the Swedish studio is looking for: Art Director, Level Designer, Senior System Designer, and Senior UX/UI Designer.

source: King

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8 Comments

1. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Senior Sytem Designer sure sounds like my thing! Im all seriousness, does King Studios really have the experience in developing First-person shooter games... and not some noob candy-crushing crap which somehow manages to worth a billion dollars just for the crap of it.

2. rnagic

Posts: 215; Member since: Jul 13, 2014

If they just dulled down the graphics for the first modern warfare game, I'd pay $20 in a heartbeat.

3. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3944; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Getting COD 4 Modern Warfare to run on mobile is doable but it isn't as easy as say dulling down the graphics, they would have to rebuild the game for mobile from the ground up. World at war zombies came out in 2010 and it still looks good and black ops zombies came out in 2015 and looks a far amount better so modern warfare would look good as well, it would just be a much bigger project than making zombies because it would have to have an online multilayer and not just a story, I know there are online shooter games for mobile but they are pretty clunky and COD just couldn't be so idk if mobile modern warfare will happen anytime soon.

8. nedimko_wot

Posts: 115; Member since: Oct 01, 2016

well cod is for noobs anyway

4. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3944; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Second game?

5. cosmin.v

Posts: 48; Member since: Aug 22, 2016

The first Call of Duty mobile game developed this year comes from Chinese studio ELEX.

7. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3944; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

I assumed as much but thx for the clarification.

6. Arthurhkt

Posts: 721; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

Call of Duty: Modern Candyfare

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