Call of Duty: Modern Warfare – Release date, news, trailers and everything we know

Infinity Ward is returning to the name that helped define its identity in 2019, set to release a reimagined version of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. While it maintains some of the characters and locations we’re familiar with, this is a completely new experience.

Poised to arrive on PS4, Xbox One and PC later this year, Modern Warfare makes some major advancements to the shooter blockbuster with a new engine, a greater emphasis on storytelling and some serious shake-ups to core gameplay mechanics.

Trusted Reviews has compiled everything you need to know about Call of Duty: Modern Warfare including all the latest news, release date, gameplay trailers and more.

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Call of Duty Modern Warfare News – Multiplayer reveal is on the way

Activision and Infinity Ward have confirmed that a fully-fledged multiplayer reveal for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will take place on August 1st at 10am PT/1pm ET/6pm BST.

During the event, we can expect additional details on the newly announced Gunfight mode alongside announcements on general multiplayer offerings, crossplay and more. We’ll be covering all the news as it happens, and you can also the watch the stream yourself over on Twitch.

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Call of Duty Modern Warfare – At a glance

We’ve compiled a list of some major points surrounding Call of Duty: Modern Warfare to make things nice and succinct:

  • Reimagined solo campaign with classic characters returning
  • Traditional multiplayer is back with killstreaks
  • A brand-new co-op mode (fingers crossed for Special Ops!)
  • Coming to PS4, Xbox One and PC with cross-play support
  • Free maps and content with no season pass
  • Completely new gameplay engine

Call of Duty Modern Warfare release date – when is it coming out?

Activision has confirmed that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will be launching for PS4, Xbox One and PC on October 25, 2019.

We imagine a multiplayer beta will be coming ahead of release for pre-order customers, details on which we’ll have here once they emerged. Oh, and there’s no season pass this year!

Call of Duty Modern Warfare Trailer – How does it look?

You can check out the reveal trailer for Modern Warfare below:

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Call of Duty Modern Warfare Gameplay – how does it play?

If you’ve played Call of Duty in the past decade, the core concepts of Modern Warfare will be immediately familiar to you. It’s all about, fast, responsive shooting across the solo campaign and a variety of multiplayer modes. However, Modern Warfare pulls pack the futuristic tropes seen in previous entries to focus on something more grounded. For starters, don’t expect any sliding, wall-running or jetpacks in this one.

Infinity Ward has confirmed it is not set in the same universe as the original trilogy, intended as a complete re-imagining of the story we know and love. However, it will see the return of beloved characters such as Captain Price. Here’s hoping Gaz, Soap and Roach make a welcome return, too. There will be a solo campaign, with the narrative focusing on Russia and the Middle East, which sounds similar to the original trio of games.

When it comes to multiplayer, you can of course expect the usual selection of weapons, killstreaks and meaningful routes of progress as you play with friends and rank up. Infinity Ward has also said that campaign progression will carry over to multiplayer, so you’ll always be rewarded for playing Modern Warfare. Cross-play is also confirmed across all three platforms, which is a major change for the series, and we’re totally on board.

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