Activision blamed WW2 setting for CoD: Vanguard’s “failure”

This story about misplaced blame, boiled down, in 1:39 minutes.

What’s the fuss?

The latest release of Call of Duty didn’t meet sales expectations for its publisher, and their reasoning seems a bit out of touch.

The situation

The legendary first person shooter franchise Call of Duty is so dominant in the gaming world largely because a new iteration is released every year.

Although the latest Call of Duty was the top selling game of 2021, it didn’t meet the sales expectations of its publisher Activision-Blizzard.

Boiling it down

In their defence, Activision is partly right.

Activision is also overlooking some obvious outcry from the community.

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