It has been announced that Infinity Ward will head-up development on this years Call of Duty, news that remained unconfirmed until now.
It was revealed in 2014 that Activision had moved Call of Duty towards a three-year development cycle, with Sledgehammer Game’s Advanced Warfare being the first release within in the structure. In previous titles, the franchise had been split between Infinity Ward and Treyarch, with each studio developing over a two year period. As the last release before the structure was introduced was Infinity Ward’s Ghosts, it can be assumed that this years release will also be Infinity Ward, but the published has made no official announcement.
Also seeing a continuation in 2016 is Skylanders, according to an announcement from the publisher. The sequel will be developed by Toys For Bob, unlike previous installments.
Activision has also confirmed that Guitar Hero will not be slated to a return in 2016. New content will be added to Live, instead.