Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified - Vita's debut CoD game - will not contain the fan-favourite Zombies mode.
Activision rep Dan Amrich confirmed as much in a statement suggesting Zombies' omission was for a "decent reason" - the prioritization of multiplayer.
"That makes sense to me," said Amrich. "This is the first Call of Duty game on Vita, and it needs to deliver on its core strengths - arguably, multiplayer gaming with twin-stick controls in a portable format. That's the core experience, and that simply needs to come first.
"There's always a list of things you want to do and things you need to do, and at the end of the day, realistic goals are the ones that people actually attain."
Declassified hasn't made the best of first impressions, and this news will not be welcomed.
"Declassified will offer a Hostiles Mode, which challenges you to defeat waves of enemies, but alas, those enemies are not shambling corpses," added Amrich.
Decent enough reason, readers?