Aug 29, 2016

SHG @ CODXP 2016

Call of Duty XP is back from September 2-4 at the Forum in LA!

Oct 16, 2015

Our Note of Thanks to the Call of Duty eSports Community

On behalf of Sledgehammer Games, thanks so much for the incredible year of competitive Call of Duty. Almost 4 years ago, we set out to create a great addition to the eSports environment with Advanced Warfare. It’s been nothing short of amazing seeing Pro teams master the new movements and mechanics we’ve added to Call of Duty, and see how players have really thrived with the increased level of competition. Through your support for eSports and competitive gaming, we’ve made Advanced Warfare a gre...

Sep 22, 2015

COMING SOON TO CALL OF DUTY: ADVANCED WARFARE – 1911 & MP40

We’ve brought a number of new weapons to Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare in the last few months. From the M1 Irons, to the futuristic CEL-3 shotgun, to classics like the AK47 and M16. This time, we decided to go back to our Call of Duty roots and introduce a new secondary pistol as well as a returning and fan-favorite SMG. The 1911 and the MP40 make a triumphant return to the Call of Duty series on Xbox One on September 29th – coming soon to PS4 and PC. 1911 Video URL The classic 1911 pistol retu...

Sep 18, 2015

GRAND MASTER PRESTIGE APPRECIATION DAY IS COMING!

Rewarding players for their accomplishments is what Call of Duty has been about since Day One, and we couldn’t be prouder of our Grand Master Prestige community in Advanced Warfare. These players exemplify the determination and hard work that the developers at our studio live by, and we’re rolling out an extremely special program to reward them – introducing Grand Master Prestige Appreciation Day! Exactly thirty days from now on Sunday, October 18th at 9AM our team will take a snapshot of our re...

Aug 18, 2015

NEW WEAPONS INCOMING - AK47, M16, CEL-3 CAUTERIZER AND ROYALTY VARIANTS V3 COMING TO CALL OF DUTY: ADVANCED WARFARE

Hot off the heels of our DLC4 Reckoning release earlier this month, we’re incredibly excited to be releasing a new set of weapons for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare next week. On August 25th, we’ll be releasing the final set of Royalty Variants, including the MP11, SN6, AE4, and others. This date also marks the return of two fan-favorite weapons, the AK47 and the M16 Assault Rifles. We’re also bringing over the CEL-3 shotgun from Exo-Zombies over to multiplayer. These weapons will be available f...

Aug 01, 2015

INTRODUCING THE OPTIC GOLD CHARACTER GEAR SET

Video URL Introducing the OpTic Gold Character Gear set for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. From everyone at Sledgehammer Games, congratulations again to OpTic Gaming for taking home the Gold Medal last month in Austin. To celebrate OpTic’s victory, we’re rolling out an exclusive set of OpTic Gold Elite Character Gear, including a Helmet, Loadout and Exoskeleton available only in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. This special character gear set was inspired by the same 2015 Green Wall Jerseys the ...

Jul 14, 2015

THREE NEW WEAPONS COMING TO CALL OF DUTY: ADVANCED WARFARE ON 7/21!

Video URL Starting next week on Tuesday, July 21st, we're excited to be introducing three new weapons and their unique variants for players to enjoy in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's multiplayer. These weapons will be available for all players on Xbox One first, coming soon to PlayStation 4 and PC. Blunderbuss The Blunderbuss is a short range shotgun that packs a punch. Delivering a great amount of damage up close in a wide spread, it has the drawback of a slow reload speed between the single ...

Jun 22, 2015

A Fireside Chat with Michael Condrey – Advanced Warfare's New Weapons, XP Bonus for Gear Sets, The Console Transition, and You

It’s hard to believe that over 7 months have passed since the release of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. A lot of exciting things have been happening, and our fireside chats are great opportunities to connect with fans. We have a lot more in store for you in the coming weeks and months ahead, and I’d like to take today to discuss some of the newest additions to our game, including XP Bonus for Gear Sets and Royalty Weapon Variants. Beginning June 23rd, players with complete matching gear sets wi...

Jun 12, 2015

XP BONUS GEAR SETS AND ROYALTY WEAPON VARIANTS V2 COMING TO CALL OF DUTY: ADVANCED WARFARE

Video URL What’s up, AW Community! As you know, we’re continuing to bring new features and content to Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, and starting on June 23rd, players on all platforms will be able to earn an #XPBonus when wearing full Character Gear Sets in every match they play. We’re also releasing the second set of #AWRoyalty Weapon Variants on Xbox One first, adding to the more than 350+ weapons that are available in Supply Drops! XP Bonus For Gear Sets Seeing players display their creativ...

Jun 04, 2015

Introducing the Denial Champs Character Gear Set

Video URL Congratulations again to Denial eSports, the 2015 Call of Duty World Champions! Shortly after the Championships back in March, we began a project with their team, and we’re extremely excited to share it with you today. But first, let’s quickly recap their road to victory on Advanced Warfare’s biggest stage. COD Champs Day 1 started with 32 of the best Call of Duty teams in the world, and ended with 16 teams that proved themselves during pool play. The second day started off strong with...

May 28, 2015

COMING SOON TO CALL OF DUTY: ADVANCED WARFARE – LEGENDARY AND RETIRED GEAR

The team is busy working on thrilling new features for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and on June 9th, shortly after the release of our third DLC pack Supremacy, we’re bringing the next update to our Supply Drop system. Introducing two brand new loot rarities – Legendary and Retired! Legendary Supply Drop Loot What’s more elite than elite? LEGENDARY! We’re extremely excited to announce that the new Legendary rarity class is coming to Xbox on June 9th (coming soon thereafter to PlayStation and PC...

May 14, 2015

NEW SAC3 VARIANTS AND ROYALTY WEAPON VARIANTS COMING TO CALL OF DUTY: ADVANCED WARFARE

Click to expand. The community buzz from the release of the #M1IRONS last week has been incredible. It’s a super fun new primary that is proving to be a very competitive option for players. We've been in active exploration into bringing exciting new weapon options to Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and we have a lot more to come ahead. First up, we’re excited to bring new variants of the SAC3, an akimbo SMG that has been available to all players in Multiplayer since launch. The SAC3’s signature d...

May 04, 2015

INTRODUCING THE M1 IRONS, AN ALL-NEW REVOLVER COMING TO CALL OF DUTY: ADVANCED WARFARE

The M1 Irons is now available for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare on all platforms. This new pistol is our gift as a thank you for the continued support of Advanced Warfare throughout this year’s season of content. It will be available in your create-a-class and ready to hit the firing range starting immediately. The M1 Irons revolver not only packs a punch, but has excellent mobility and range. As with all weapons in Advanced Warfare, the M1 Irons has a full suite of loot variants available thro...

Apr 22, 2015

ADVANCED WARFARE SUPPLY DROP SPOTLIGHT – ATLAS INTEL CHARACTER GEAR SET

As a special thanks to our fans and to celebrate Earth Day, we are giving everyone that plays Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare today (from Wednesday, 4/22 at 9AM PDT to Thursday, 4/23 at 9AM PDT) the ATLAS Intel EXO as an exclusive reward just for playing. Be sure to play during this time or you’ll miss out on your only chance to get this exclusive loot piece. The new set, minus the exclusive EXO, is now a permanent part of the 1000+ pieces of loot available via supply drops. Will you be the first...

Apr 15, 2015

Sledgehammer Games at Quo Vadis and International Games Week Berlin 2015

We’re off to Berlin, Germany next week for Quo Vadis and International Games Week Berlin, April 20th – April 24th! Our studio heads, Glen Schofield and Michael Condrey, have been asked to participate in a number of events surrounding the conferences, including fireside chats with indie developers, talks with students, and we’re presenting an award at the German Games Awards show. In addition to the events, we’re happy to announce that Glen is giving a talk during the show entitled, “Visual Story...