It might not be much, but Gameloft’s delayed Modern Combat 5 title finally has a name – “Modern Combat: Blackout” – though information concerning a possible release date, pricing, and availability are still unknown.
The news was announced by developer-publisher Gameloft and reached us from TouchArcade, which explains that besides confirming Modern Combat 5’s official name, Gameloft merely rehashed previously published news. The publication indeed notes:
The other information relayed today consists mostly of confirmation of previous news. The game will begin in Venice, Italy where your main character Phoenix must stop a well-armed terrorist group from transporting weapons of mass destruction.
TouchArcade adds, “From there, and as in previous Modern Combat games, you’ll be whisked across the globe in a variety of different missions that will no doubt be filled with spectacular set pieces and plot twists.”
As a reminder, Gameloft has released a Modern Combat game each year since the first title launched on the App Store, however in 2013 the anticipated Modern Combat 5 was postponed until 2014. The change to Gameloft’s release schedule was made in order for the developer-publisher to “fully achieve” its vision for the title, and since then, all has been quiet on the Modern Combat 5 front.
The news of the game’s confirmed name is promising, and it of course suggests that Gameloft is making progress on the title. Despite this, however, it nevertheless seems we have a little longer to wait until Modern Combat 5 invades the App Store.
We’ll keep you updated with further information as we receive it.