It is stated to be released worldwide on November 5, 2013.
As of May 10, 2013, there is no plot, characters, and setting confirmed. This information will be revealed on May 21, 2013, along with the next generation Xbox and WWE 2K14.
On February 7, 2013, Activision confirmed that a Call of Duty game was in development and would be released Q4, 2013. The publisher expects poorer performance than previous entry Call of Duty: Black Ops II due to the transition to next-generation consoles.
With the end of the Modern Warfare story arc in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, the series starts a new subseries with Ghosts to coincide with the launch of eighth generation consoles entering the market. The game will debut an engine built by the developer and is expected to deliver new experiences for players. Raven Software and Neversoft will assist Infinity Ward in the development.
On April 29, 2013, the official Call of Duty website was updated with a social media mosaic that filled up every time a user logged into the site via Twitter or Facebook. The next day, the mosaic was completed and the picture showed a skull along the text "the Ghosts are real." Some details about Ghosts leaked prior, especially when Tesco pulled the listing of the game for the PlayStation 3 after it was put up accidentally. Several other retailers, including Target, listed it for PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U, and PC.
The live-action teaser trailer for Ghosts, titled "Masked Warriors", features glimpses of people wearing historical battle attire, among them one of a group of soldiers putting on the skull mask shown on the box art. It was released on May 1, 2013. Ghosts