The reveal all Call of Duty fans have been waiting for took place this evening (30 May at 19:00) as Activision revealed the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare release date and a trailer featuring some “actual in-game footage”. The fan-favourite sub-franchise, Modern Warfare, seems to be getting a soft reboot and the live reveal event definitely did live up to the hype.
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The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare release date is 25 October 2019 so you can mark those calendars right now. The game is being developed by Infinity Ward and honestly, this is the first Call of Duty’s I’ve been hyped for in several years. Everything about the reveal just screams quality with a darker tone and much of the game apparently being inspired by the controversial “No Russian” level. From the trailer, it is clear that the game will be about covert, stealth operations and for the lack of a better term, “going dark”.
Fans of the franchise will instantly recognize the character in the image above as Captain John Price who appeared in the original Modern Warfare as the main protagonist John “Soap” MacTavish’s commanding officer. Further, Price mentions “old friends” so we can guess that we will see more characters returning. Read the game’s description below.
[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”#33fff9″ class=”” size=”22″] The stakes have never been higher as players take on the role of lethal Tier One operators in a heart-racing saga that will affect the global balance of power. Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® engulfs fans in an incredibly raw, gritty, provocative narrative that brings unrivaled intensity and shines a light on the changing nature of modern war. Developed by the studio that started it all, Infinity Ward delivers an epic reimagining of the iconic Modern Warfare series from the ground up.
In the visceral and dramatic single-player story campaign, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare pushes boundaries and breaks rules the way only Modern Warfare can. Players will engage in breathtaking covert operations alongside a diverse cast of international special forces throughout iconic European cities and volatile expanses of the Middle East. [/perfectpullquote]
[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”#33fff9″ class=”” size=”22″]Players can experience the ultimate online playground with classic multiplayer or squad-up and play cooperatively in a collection of elite operations, accessible to all skill levels.[/perfectpullquote]
For now, we know that the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare release date is 25 October and that it is looking fantastic. Stay tuned for more coverage on the game tomorrow.
Check out the trailer below to see for yourself and then tell us what you think in the comment section below.
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