CoD became a lame prostitute after the guys and the majority of IW left. It is simply just pimped out with new shoes and garments to appeal to those that have no sense of taste. This game has some decent things going on, but they are far out weighed by charity handed over in it.
This game quickly lost it's fun. If Activision doesn't do something soon you're going to see CoD popularity take a nose dive. It's already lost the most dedicated players for the most part (myself included) and it won't be long before the leisurely players get tired of putting up with it
The average play time per player has undoubtedly dropped to a mere fraction of what it once was