Activision summons new 'Call of Duty' video game

May 01, 2013 by Derrik J. Lang
This undated publicity photo released by Activision shows concept art for the cover of the video game, "Call of Duty: Ghosts." The video game publisher, Activision, announced Tuesday, April 30, 2013, the next installment in its successful "Call of Duty" franchise will be called "Call of Duty: Ghosts" and feature a new story and characters. (AP Photo/Activision)

Activision is trading "Modern Warfare" for "Ghosts."

The announced Wednesday that the next installment in its successful "Call of Duty" franchise will be titled "Call of Duty: Ghosts" and feature a new story and characters.

Activision Blizzard Inc. said "Ghosts" will be released Nov. 5 for , Xbox 360 and next-generation consoles.

The game is being developed by , the Encino studio that created the original "Call of Duty" and reignited the franchise with 2007's "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare."

The previous "Call of Duty" game, Treyarch's "Black Ops II," crossed the $1 billion mark in worldwide retail sales 15 days after its release last year.

"Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3" hit the $1 billion mark in 16 days after its 2011 debut.

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