Activision and Sledgehammer dropped the gameplay reveal trailer for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III on Thursday. With help from Infinity Ward, the game is a direct sequel to last year’s Modern Warfare II; the first time ever a sequel has been dropped in back-to-back years.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III features the annual campaign experience, multiplayer, co-operative modes, and an integration with Call of Duty: Warzone. In the campaign, Captain Price and Task Force 141 face a battle against a familiar foe, Vladimir Makarov, who makes a return. The game has a carry forward, allowing players to carry over inventory and weapon progression from last year’s Modern Warfare II.
According to Activision, the game features new Open Combat Missions giving players different choices and open-ended objectives. This Open Combat Missions bring – new Combat Vests and Perk system for customizing your Multiplayer Operator; new Tac-Stance movement; new After-Market Parts for unparalleled Gunsmith customization and more.
The multiplayer will feature 16 maps at launch, from 2009’s Modern Warfare II – Afghan, Derail, Estate, Favela, Karachi, Highrise, Invasion, Quarry, Rundown, Rust, Scrapyard, Skidrow, Sub Base, Terminal, Underpass, and Wasteland – all have been rebuilt and refined for modern visuals for a 6v6 play. Available modes include Hardpoint, Kill Confirmed, and a new 3v3v3 mode named “Cutthroat”.
Lastly, there is a Zombie mode. Activision says it is the “largest Zombies offering to date” in any Call of Duty title. The mode is “an open world PvE extraction survival experience where core zombies features come together with new mechanics.”
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III arrives November 10th on Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and on PC via Steam and Battle.Net. The Standard Edition costs $69.99, while the Vault Edition costs $99.99. Players that pre-order get campaign access one week before launch, and open beta early access.
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