Amid growing speculation within the Call of Duty community about Modern Warfare’s monetisation plan, one of the game’s chief developers has stepped in to insist Infinity Ward is not working on loot boxes.
Joel Emslie, studio art director at Infinity Ward, took to the Modern Warfare subreddit to issue a statement under the thread title “Current events”, which is clearly designed to calm the rampant speculation. In the statement, Emslie said Infinity Ward is “definitely NOT working on any kind of supply drop or loot box system”. Also, Emslie said “functional stuff is unlocked through GAMEPLAY”.
Here’s the statement: