While not as widely revered as Treyarch's Zombies, Call of Duty: Ghosts' own episodic series and co-op mode, Extinction, has gradually been chipping away behind the scenes to become one of Ghosts' most endeared features. In recognition of the tremendous support, Infinity Ward have added a new mode to Extinction.
Whilst being a highly competitive franchise since 2007's Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, it hasn't been until the past couple of year's that Call of Duty has really taken off in the eSports sector; catapulting into stardom namely thanks to Black Ops 2 in 2012. Following the Call of Duty Championships at the tail end of 2014, the franchise has now became the west's most viewed eSports title.
Since the killstreak system's revamp in Modern Warfare 2, Call of Duty has continually struggled to find the perfect balance that makes everyone happy. Call of Duty: Ghosts developers Infinity Ward have today introduced some new altercations in hope of bringing us a more level system that rewards players suitably.
With Infinity Ward slowly being crucified by the competitive community for their lack of commitment to eSports, the studio today announced a series of upcoming updates that are set to remedy a variety of problems.
Sports fans around the world are gearing up for a hectic 2014, with the early proceeds in January poised to determine the outcome of many, the tension is palpable. For Call of Duty eSports fans the tension is at an all time high following the barrage of team changes that occurred after November's MLG Columbus; many top teams have chopped and changed while others have completely disbanded, and with such calamity in mind, now's the perfect time for an event.
Following their announcement over the weekend that Ghosts would be seeing a host of changes in the near-future, Infinity Ward have released their first instalment of improvements to the game with the addition of a new game mode: Heavy Duty.
On Tuesday night the Call of Duty eSports community was rocked by a series of team changes that completely restructured the scene. With many of the most recognisable names inside the competitive arena adjusting their rosters, various social media outlets have lit up with excitement, outrage and of course, speculation.
Call of Duty: Ghost doesn't appear to be budging anywhere any time soon if Activision's latest stats are anything to go by. The publishing giant has announced that Ghosts is now the top selling game in North America for both Xbox One and PS4.