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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare will be longer than previous games

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Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Call of Duty shooters aren't generally known for offering bulky single-player experiences, but Sledgehammer Games boss Glen Schofield says the upcoming Advanced Warfare will have a little more meat on the bone than you might expect.

How much more remains to be seen, but Schofield didn't mince words when asked on Twitter how long the Advanced Warfare campaign will be. "Coming in longer than the last few," he replied.

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That's obviously not going to put it in the territory of, say, Divinity: Original Sin, but given the brevity of previous games, I think a couple more hours of advanced dude-shooting will be a welcome change. And when the solo fun comes to an end, there will still be plenty of online action to dig into, including the new Exo Survival mode that was revealed yesterday.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare comes out on November 4.

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.