In what has definitely been a bumpy year for the scheduling of any economic activity, the fierce protests in the United States have motivated several video game companies to postpone their events this week, as a sign of respect for the social protests that are taking place. in the mentioned country. The most recent to join is Activision, which has just postponed the premiere of Seasons 4 and 7 for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Call of Duty: Mobile, respectively.
“While we can’t wait to play the new seasons of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Warzone, and Call of Duty: Mobile, this is not the right time.” Activision and Infinity Ward announced via Twitter on Monday night. “We are moving the releases of Modern Warfare Season 4 and Call of Duty: Mobile Season 7 to later dates. This is the time to demonstrate so that equality, justice, and change are seen and heard. We are with you.”
In doing so, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare joins numerous demonstrations of sympathy for the African-American community in the United States that has been protesting for a week after the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police. PlayStation postponed the event dedicated to the PlayStation 5 earlier this day, while EA suspended the Madden NFL 21 reveal.