The next Call of Duty game finally has a confirmed title and a rumored release window. Set in Gulf War, Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 will be the first entry in the Black Ops storyline since 2020.

Thanks to community forums, fans had anticipated a new addition to the Call of Duty franchise long ago.

Initially, the game was tentatively titled Call of Duty: Gulf War, fueling rumors that the franchise would shift from its Cold War setting to the early 90s Gulf War era and would join the Black Ops storyline.

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Now, Activision has corrorborated some of the rumors in the latest teaser. 

The developer has released the first official teaser, following months of rumors and speculation about its pricing and title.

The next game in the franchise is Call of Duty: Black Ops 6, which will be revealed on June 9 during the Xbox showcase. 

New Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 teaser trailer is released

Apparently, Activision went with an elaborate marketing plan for Black Ops 6. A photo teaser was first spotted by a Redditor on USA Today newspaper on May 24, hours before Activision posted the official snippet.

Post announcement, the game’s official social media is swamped with newspaper-style posters with the caption 

Call of Duty 6
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A website with the same name has also appeared, featuring a faux new channel broadcasting clips of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, the Statue of Liberty in Paris, the Washington Monument and US Supreme Court in Washington DC, and other places being vandalized.

The teaser ends with blindfolded monuments with the same message: The truth lies.

Call of Duty Black Ops 6 teaser trailer
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According to a game designer at Call of Duty developer Treyarch, the game had been under testing for two years. This means that reports of Black Ops 6 having the longest development cycle of any Call of Duty ever were indeed true.

Call of Duty Black Ops 6 release date?

The game had been under development for over four years, according to Windows Central. 

Reports claim that Black Ops 6 will be released in late fall, precisely on October 25. However, more will be revealed at the Xbox showcase on June 9.

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