"rising stars" to shine.
Acti treat its developers "extremely well" says Tippl, and jumping on the 'biggest industry franchise' is something "many would crave."
"If you put yourself in the developer's shoes, the ability to work on the biggest franchise in the industry and bring your creative product to an audience the size of the Call of Duty franchise is an opportunity many would crave," Tippl told the .
"We have interim leadership in place. We have two senior execs currently: Steve Pearce, our chief technology officer, and Steve Ackrich, who is the head of production for the company. We are currently in the process of configuring the new leadership team there."
13 developers have left Infinity Ward since West and Zampella were fired by Activision for 'insubordination' by flirting with rival publishers, like EA.
"Infinity Ward still has nearly 100 people. They’ve built a deep bench, and the change of guard will provide an opportunity for some of the rising stars to put their own stamp on the Call of Duty franchise," continued the top Acti exec.
Currently Activision have Infinity Ward, Treyarch and Sledgehammer Games all working on the Call of Duty franchise. Analyst Michael Pachter believes things could get much worse before they get better at Infinity with "another 10-20" developers migrating.