CoD Zombies creator Jason Blundell has left Call of Duty developer Treyarch after thirteen years of making games at the company.
“After thirteen fantastic, action-packed years, I am moving on from Treyarch,” Blundell announced.
“During my time at the studio, I’ve been privileged to work on a variety of projects, wearing many hats along the way, with my time on the Zombies team proving to be quite special. It’s a team comprised of some of the most creative and talented developers in the industry, many of whom you never see because they’re behind the scenes shaping the direction of each experience.”
The CoD Zombies creator first Treyarch project was working on Call of Duty 3 as a producer. Coined as one of the creators of the Call of Duty: World at War’s iconic Nazi Zombies mode, Blundell has been a major driving force the company’s many CoD titles.
CoD Zombies has been an important factor of the series since its World at War interpretation, including Call of Duty: Mobile and more.
Blundell started on the series as a producer for Call of Duty 3, but he’s best known for managing its long-running zombies mode. He headed up both the undead mode and the main story for Black Ops 3, and focused on zombies for Black Ops 4.
Treyarch released a statement regarding Blundell’s departure.
We wish to thank Jason for his many contributions to Treyarch. We’ve enjoyed our journey together and wish him the very best going forward! pic.twitter.com/Tb8o36VWb2
— Treyarch Studios (@Treyarch) February 28, 2020