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Call of Duty: Ghosts announced with November release date

Call of Duty: Ghost will launch on PS4 and Xbox 720

Call of Duty Ghosts

After getting leaked online Activision has announced Call of Duty: Ghosts.

The next instalment in the Call of Duty series of first person shooter is official and Ghosts will be released on 5 November. The game will launch on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC and keen gamers can pre-order it already. See also: Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 review.

Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing, said: "Ghosts delivers an all-new story, all-new characters, an all-new Call of Duty world, all powered by a next generation Call of Duty engine, which is a leap forward for the franchise. Infinity Ward is going all-in to create the next generation of Call of Duty worthy of the world's greatest fans."

See also: The 39 best ever first-person shooter games.

Activision has brought back Infinity Ward which made Call of Duty 4: Modern Warefare. The developer has made a 'next-gen engine' for the title. There are little details on what the game will entail but you can check out the teaser video below. Read our controversial: 18 Worst Video games ever

"Everyone was expecting us to make Modern Warfare 4, which would have been the safe thing to do. But we're not resting on our laurels," said Mark Rubin, executive producer of developer Infinity Ward.

Call of Duty: Ghosts will also be available for next generation platforms, confirmed Activision, suggesting it will launch on PS4 and the Xbox 720. The Wii U isn't mentioned but it's still possible the game will arrive on Nintendo's latest console. See also: The 26 best role playing games ever.

If you're keen to find out more about Call of Duty: Ghosts, a first look will be shown on Xbox.com on 21 May at 10am PDT when Microsoft unveils the next-generation Xbox.

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