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Infinity Ward studios evacuated following bomb threat

by Wyatt Donigan

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The developers best known for making various Call of Duty titles, the most recent being 2016's Infinite Warfare, was forced to evacuate their employees after a bomb threat was made. 

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On the morning of December 13, police were called to the Woodland Hills, California studios of Infinity Ward following reports of a bomb threat. 

Kotaku was the first to report the news, saying that the studio was evacuated without any problems soon after the threats were made. 

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Infinity Ward, the Los Angeles-based developer behind various Call of Duty games including Infinite Warfare, evacuated employees today following a bomb threat, Kotaku has learned.

Police showed up at the studio this morning telling employees to leave, according to one person who was there. Staff were able to evacuate without a problem.

The threat was reportedly a part of a Bitcoin-based ransom that featured dozens of bomb threats made to different locations across America, as reported by Gizmodo

Various companies are being sent emails requesting a Bitcoin ransom of $20,000 to prevent an explosive device from detonating.

This is a developing story and we will update as soon as we know more.