The deal between Sony and Activision for Call of Duty will last until 2025/2026
Fans of Xbox they hoped once that Microsoft completed the acquisition of Activision Blizzardthe titles of the saga of call of Duty they would start entering the library Xbox Game Pass, but it looks like there won’t be any change for the foreseeable future. Years before that Microsoft thought to acquire Activision, Sony struck a deal with the publisher for the marketing rights of call of Duty.
With this agreement Sony can promote Call of Duty on its platform, reveal new Call of Duty games at its shows, and get some exclusive content for PlayStation as the Open Beta, which arrives available first on their platform, as well as exclusive game modes. According to the insider Tom Henderson, Sony’s deal with Activision will last for the next three titles in the saga. This includes the upcoming Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2, Warzone 2 and the next game that was reportedly developed by Treyarch and will not arrive before 2024.
“Sony’s deal will last for the next 3 games, I think. MWII, Warzone 2 and the Treyarch game “, Henderson tweeted. “So if Microsoft lives up to the existing deal with Sony, which they said it will do, nothing should change until CoD 2025/2026 (depending on when it will be published) “.
The partnership between Sony and Avtivision for Call of Duty will last until 2025/2026
This would leave the subscribers Xbox Game Pass without a game call of Duty for the next two years unless they buy it at full price. However, it’s worth mentioning that we don’t know for sure what kind of deal it has Sony with Activision and if their partnership prevents Activision to put Call of Duty on Game Pass. Such a scenario would certainly not be surprising since Sony always does such deals.
Shortly after the release of Resident Evil Villageanother title promoted by Sony, it was revealed that due to the deal with Sony, Capcom she was unable to put Resident Evil Village on Game Pass for at least one year. We look forward to further developments in this regard.
We remember that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 will be released for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X / S and PC.