19 Replies Latest reply: May 9, 2012 9:00 AM by atiredoldguy RSS

Infinity Ward sues Activision & Treyarch


What will happen to the COD franchise if this blows up?


http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/338564/20120508/call-duty-black-ops-2-release-da te.htm


The clause at hand


"Activision will retain authority and responsibility over all titles within the 'Call of Duty' franchise (specifically excluding any 'Call of Duty' title set in modern day (post Vietnam). the near future or distant future, which shall be under the authority of IW consistent with and subject toSections 2(a) and (b)). including all creative, development and publishing decisions; provided that IW will be entitled to receive a residual IP bonus and a technology bonus from products published under the 'Call of Duty' brand as outlined in Section 3(d)."