The new studio is working on a new Call of Duty game for mobile phones.
Activision is building a new in-house studio that will develop AAA mobile games. Right now, this new Santa Monica-based division is working on the new Call of Duty entry.
The news wasn't officially announced but multiple job positions listed on Activision's career hub indicate that the Santa Monica-based studio will first turn its attention towards the Call of Duty franchise, creating a new entry for the platform. This could be a mobile version of Call of Duty: Warzone, a battle royale game launched in March 2020 on console and PC.
A number of the mobile-specific roles listed include a Senior Producer, Engineering Manager, Senior Designer of Social Features, Senior Gameplay Designer, Producer, and UI Manager.
“Our first project is a new triple-A mobile title in the Call of Duty franchise and we’re looking for great talent from mobile, console, and PC backgrounds passionate about their work, who share our belief in what triple-A experiences on mobile can and should be, ” reads the job description.