It’s a known fact that the launch lineup for the incoming PS Vita is nothing short of mindblowing, with some excellent titles up for sale both digitally and in retail stores from day one. The Vita also has some mouth-watering games on the way, and one of these is undoubtedly the mysterious Call of Duty title that has already been confirmed for Sony’s new handheld.
Little information is known on the COD game for PS Vita as of yet, as Activision have remained silent on whether the game will be a brand new entry in the Call of Duty series or if the likes of Infinity Ward or Treyarch will port an existing Call of Duty game to the handheld instead.
We don’t want to read too much into this, but we thought you should know that a new gameplay video is doing the rounds on YouTube, appearing to suggest that Call of Duty for PS Vita will actually be a port of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. The evidence is far from conclusive though, as we see no evidence that the gameplay is actually running on a Vita system and this is one of the main reasons why most of you are already calling fake on this one.
While it would still be an impressive feat to get the console and PC version of Modern Warfare running on the PS Vita handheld, personally speaking we would rather see a brand new game altogether, rather than the same old gameplay that we’ve all played before. On the slim chances that this video is real, it wouldn’t be the first time that Call of Duty 4 has received a port. You may remember that the Reflex Edition was ported to the Nintendo Wii by Treyarch, but had a reduction in features compared to the console and PC versions.
Another reason why this may be fake is the lack of touchscreen controls and modified interface seen in the video either. Don’t forget that this will be Activision’s first Call of Duty game on the Vita, so they would want it to look as good as possible – the blurred gameplay we see in the clip doesn’t show off any touchscreen commands or updated visuals. When Activision first unveiled the news about COD coming to the Vita (then NGP), they hinted that the game would make full use of touch commands, the rear touch pad and also social media functions.
On this basis alone, we think this is just a user created video designed to tickle a few lungs and nothing more. Check out the gameplay below for yourself and let us know your thoughts on it. It has to be fake, right guys?