Electronic Arts has announced earlier today that for a new instalment in the Medal of Honor series is currently in development, and set for a release in 2010. Though until now, the series has always been situated in the Second World War, the new instalment in the series will take place in modern-day Afghanistan. Though it is the fifteenth game in the series, the game will simply be known as Medal of Honor. EA is working together with military experts and claims that the game is “[i]nspired by real events.” Furthermore, “Medal of Honor reveals the mission of today’s most elite soldier – his will, his mindset and his uncompromising professionalism.”
Currently under development at EA Los Angeles, it was also announced that EA-owned studio DICE would be overseeing the development of the multiplayer aspect of the game. DICE is well-known for developing the Battlefield series. EA has also released the packshots for the game, which can be found after the jump. It is currently unclear if these are final.