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Sledgehammer Games celebrates 7 years with Hammer Week festivities

2014’s Hammer Week festivities were fun for the team at Sledgehammer Games, that they’ve decided to do it again. On July 19th, Sledgehammer Games wrote a letter to Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare fans. They’re planning to celebrate their 7 years in business with a series of events called “Hammer Week 2016.”

Building our #SHGfam community over the last seven years has been such an amazing journey. We’re so incredibly thankful for all of the talented developers who call Sledgehammer Games home, and for the amazing fans that drive us to do our best work every day. Your passion, enthusiasm, and support fuels us and we look forward to moments when we can celebrate the success together. #HammerWeek 2016 and our 7th Studio Birthday Celebration starts on Sunday, July 24th. We’re rolling out a combination of studio events, community contests, in-game giveaways, and in-game activations over the course of the entire week. Tune in for opportunities to join the activities, and perhaps take home a great piece of SHG or Call of Duty memorabilia. And don’t worry, we won’t be giving away any Ronin Helmets this year!

Hammer Box 2016
Sledgehammer Games celebrates Hammer Week 2016 with Hammer Box Social Meida contest

Furthermore, they’re going to give away a limited number of “Hammer Box” to a few lucky winners on Social Media. How, you ask?

Giving back to our community is one of our favorite things to do and this year, we’ve prepared a limited edition “Hammer Box” filled with unique prizes. Only five of them exist and they’re packed with studio swag, signed copies of games and posters, and exclusive Hard Hitter coins. We’ll be dropping these boxes from Monday, July 25th through Friday, July 29th – so be on the lookout on our Twitter Feed for your opportunity to RT and win!

Hammer Drops 2016
These are the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Supply Drops for the week of July 24th through 29th.

Sledgehammer Games also revealed that they will be releasing Supply Drops during the week…

For those of you still playing Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – THANK YOU! We love the feedback and we’re happy to support our active community. We have a number of in-game activities planned for #HammerWeek this year! First off, for our 7th Birthday we’ve got an incredible line up of Seven Weapon Variants we’re giving away to celebrate [XB1, PS4, and PC only] – we’ll also be automatically unlocking the base variants (when applicable) with each gift! So break out your calendars, build out reminders to collect the weapons missing from your armory, and simply play to unlock. Also, for all the Legendary hunters and our Grand Master Prestige hunters out there, we’re activating #2XLegendary and #DoubleXP throughout the entire week on all platforms! And if you’re lucky, you might just catch one of our limited edition SHG Pokemons, PokeHammer, while you are out chasing. Ok, that’s not true. But it would be pretty freaking cool. The Pokémon Go craze is, well, crazy and most of SHG has caught the bug too (Congrats, @NianticLabs!) So we’ll see you online, or maybe wandering around San Francisco. If you happen to see one of us, or want to shout out via our social channels, we’re always happy to hear from you.

Be sure to share your thoughts, videos, and images throughout the week using the hashtag #HammerWeek and we’ll bump our favorites. Thanks so much for being a part of our studio’s 7th birthday celebration!

See you on the other side,

The Sledgehammer Games Development Team

Also, Sledgehammer Games released Patch Update 1.23 on PS4, and Xbox One. It makes some minor improvements to Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. I’m sure we’ll get a few updates during Hammer Week 2016, so keep a lookout for those.