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High Moon Studios porting Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare to PS3 and Xbox 360

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While Sledgehammer Games is focused on creating a technically superior Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, the task of porting the upcoming shooter to the previous generation of consoles — PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 (though not Wii U) — has been delegated to Activision’s High Moon Studios (via Game Informer).

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High Moon Studios was originally a branch of Sierra Entertainment. After a period of independence, the studio was acquired by Vivendi, which was itself then acquired by Activision Blizzard, publisher of the Call of Duty franchise.

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High Moon most recently developed Deadpool and Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, both of which were generally well received. After years of focusing on third-person action games, Advanced Warfare will be a return to the studio’s roots in first person shooters, first evidenced in its steampunk Western FPS, Darkwatch: Curse of the West for PlayStation 2 and Xbox.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is set to release on PC, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3, and PS4 on November 4, 2014.

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