So you just got the new Call of Duty game, pretty exciting stuff. Go to your local store, grab your game, put it on your system, and your ready to roll.
After playing for about ten minutes a question pops into your head, is this Call of Duty 4 or Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 because honestly all of them look and feel the same.
That is the problem, and that is also the solution. Let me explain a little more, as a gamer that is the problem. As the company CEO, that is the answer. If I were the CEO of the Call of Duty franchise, I would continue to do what they are doing. And that is, release a Call of Duty game every year and watching the millions of dollars pile up.
Call of Duty is a fun game don’t get me wrong. If you want to play a quick game, just hop online, shoot some enemies and then on with the rest of your day.
The game play when playing Call of Duty is so simple. You chose your gun, you find your enemy and you shoot him.
There is no learning curve or move set that you need to learn compared to a game like Dark Souls or Street Fighter. It makes it easy for anyone, of any age group, just to jump in and play.
When Call of Duty first came out it was fun and exciting because it was something new. As the years went on the new additions included: a new map here, some new guns there, and some progression from the past year’s storyline. To some that are all that they wanted, they wanted to keep the same formula because they were use to it but wanted a few changes here and there. To most it got boring and repetitive, pretty much playing the same game, but in a different period and an environment.
As a gamer, when your pay $60 for a game you want something worth your money. The new Call of Duty 25 is pretty much going to be the same game as Call of Duty 3.
As a the company owner, keep producing a Call of Duty every year, if the fans continue to buy it, then why not keep making it? If you’re tired of the same Call of Duty over and over the only thing to do is not buy a game. If the sales decrease, then there would not be a new game every year.
For now, people will keep on buying, and the Call of Duty franchise will keep on producing, and I honestly can’t blame them at all.