Call of Duty will have an official board game in 2024, with Kickstarter this summer
The board game publisher Arcane Wonders and Activision have announced Call of Duty: The Board Gamewhich aims to bring to the miniatures and the board the tension and frenzy of the saga of shooter warlike. The project will be financed in Kickstarter in late summerand aims to hit stores around the world by the end of 2024.
In the description of the YouTube video with which the game has been announced, inserted below these lines, it can be read that it is “a new and exciting new strategy game based on the popular videogame saga”. “With intense combat, tactical planning and amazing art Featuring iconic soldier miniatures and weapons from the series, this game is sure to please any fan of the series. call of duty“.
The header Polygon has published an interview with those responsible for the project, who explain that the board game will try to replicate the video game experience through innovations in mechanics of combat, movement and line of fire (drawn on the maps). The players will all your actions at once, and they will be resolved simultaneously. There they also specify that it is not a war game where you have to move dozens of miniatures, but that there will be 35mm miniatures.
Set in the universe of Modern Warfare and with planned expansions
The title will be set in the universe of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019), so it will include some of the characters, weapons and maps most recognized by fans. And since it could not be otherwise in this saga, it will expand. The base game that will hit stores will be priced at 50 dollars (how much it will cost in USA and the rest of Europe has not been specified), but they may be mix several sets for four player games.
There will be extensions that will add new operators (characters), weapons, maps and gameplay. The Arcane Wonders designers are also working on cooperative narrative campaigns for between one and four players, as well as a mode zombies. Those who finance the project on Kickstarter will receive a collector’s edition with additional content that will be sold separately when Call of Duty: The Board Game hit the stores.
In other news about the Activision saga, we remind you that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022) is available for free until next Wednesday.