Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II will kick off a new era for the franchise when it releases worldwide on Friday, October 28. You can watch the reveal trailer by scrolling down and you’ll find the first gameplay underneath!
Players will experience what made Task Force 141 become the iconic and legendary squad that it is, featuring familiar heroes and new allies who will be challenged to work together in missions across Europe, Asia and the Americas.
The Campaign is set to be an incredible experience, featuring offshore sieges with underwater combat, all-out explosive assaults from 30,000 feet above enemy strongholds, and high-stakes, low-profile stealth missions.
Players can also join up with their duo for evolved Special Ops, a tactical co-op mode that will advance team-building skills, and also sets the scene for the near-endless hours of gameplay available in the world-class Multiplayer.
In Modern Warfare II Multiplayer, players will be able to try out and level up the multiple base weapons, explore a wide range of maps and modes, meet an international cast of Operators and more.
Modern Warfare II will also have an incredible post-release calendar, set to include a massive amount of free post-launch content drops featuring new maps, modes, and blockbuster special events that can’t be missed.
Soon after the launch of the new game, Warzone 2.0 will launch as an extension of the Modern Warfare II universe. With it comes new technology, new features, and new gameplay that work seamlessly together. Throughout, the team has taken a wide range of community feedback to heart with both experiences.
In order to fully deliver this state-of-the-art Warzone experience, Warzone 2.0 will feature new content and systems with brand-new progression and inventories. To add, today’s Warzone will continue as a separate experience that will include a continuation of player progression and inventories within that Warzone experience.
In addition, for the first time in Call of Duty history, the team is using one unified engine across the franchise. Starting with the new game, the title features the new, next-generation engine first debuted with Modern Warfare (2019).
Modern Warfare II will be the most advanced Call of Duty in history, with a truly immersive experience with stunningly realistic sound, lighting, and graphics.
Call of Duty is taking a generational leap forward, ushering in a new era, beginning with the October release, which leads the most ambitious rollout ever across the franchise.
It was also announced today that an all-new mobile experience that will bring Call of Duty: Warzone to players on the go, is in development.
RICOCHET Anti-Cheat will release on day one of the new game and the new Warzone. Call of Duty is coming to Steam on PC starting with II, and Battle.net will continue to support Call of Duty games.
Pre-orders for the new game are available now, allowing players early access to the Open Beta. For more intel on the new game, head to the Call of Duty blog post, and for more pre-order info, head to this link.
Mirko Parlevliet has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1998 and founded Vital Thrills in 2018 to cover the latest streaming, movie, TV, and video game news. Mirko previously created the websites ComingSoon, Spider-Man Hype!, SuperHeroHype and ShockTillYouDrop.