Xbox’s Phil Spencer Express Interest To Bring Call Of Duty To Nintendo Switch, “Treat CoD Like Minecraft”


Posted on October 27, 2022 by Nick Moreno

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For Call of Duty, the IP continues to be a powerhouse release globally each year. And with the games becoming even more popular after each release, it is surprising we never saw the series enter the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch. Previous entries in the past made its way to the Nintendo DS & Nintendo Wii, but that changed in recent years.

It was not too long before that we witnessed Call of Duty enter mobile gaming as well. It became one of the most financially successful releases on the platform then. Amid the current Activision Blizzard acquisition, Microsoft president Brad Smith did express current multiplatform franchises will remain on its listed systems. Even going further to share that Nintendo Switch is a prospect the firm is soughting out for too.

In a new thread from The Verge’s Tom Warren, Phil Spencer is adamant to bring Call of Duty to Nintendo Switch. Overall, he shares that the same treatment of Minecraft will be applied to the Activision franchise following the purchase deal for the publisher.

Expanding on this, the report is officially the first time Microsoft acknowledged its ambitions for Call of Duty. Since the acquisition announcement, concerns grew for the franchise to be pulled from PlayStation as an exclusive to Microsoft’s platforms. The latter statement from Spencer does align with a previous comment he made on acquiring the platform footing on mobile & PC established by Activision/Blizzard already.

This new statement does bring into question the hesitations drawn by Sony Interactive Entertainment. Following the three guidelines shared from the CMA document published recently, the firm is worried about advantages on Xbox that disregards PlayStation. However, this new comment puts forth Nintendo Switch, You can read the full report by heading here.

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