House of Cards actor Kevin Spacey plays a nefarious role in the next Call of Duty, according to an teaser video posted on the official Call of Duty Instagram account.
"Ideas don't determine who is right. Power determines who is right. And I have the power. So I'm right," the rendered character based on Spacey's appearance said in his voice.
Earlier today, a promotional mini-documentary for this year's Call of Duty game from publisher Activision and news organization Vice focused on the rise of private military corporations (PMCs) over the past 20 years. "In the next Call of Duty, the world's most powerful military is not a country. It's a corporation," the promotional video stated.
According to the Vice video, PMCs are drawing soldiers away from national armies with higher payment for shorter deployment periods. And, that these organizations will fight for human-rights groups to terrorists if the price is right.
Activision also posted a teaser page for the upcoming Call of Duty game earlier today that is in development by Sledgehammer Games. The site includes three hidden links to web articles about PMCs and states that an unveiling is set for 10 a.m. ET on Sunday, May 4.
Sledgehammer Games will primarily focus on current systems such as PlayStation 4, Xbox One and modern PC architecture. This year's game ushers in the three-year development cycle for each title, where Sledgehammer, Infinity Ward and Treyarch will take turns developing annual Call of Duty games.