Activision hosted its newest Call of Duty discussion on Thursday, where the business revealed its upcoming plans for the collection consisting of new details concerning Modern Warfare 2, as well as the free-to-play battle royale follow-up Warzone 2.0 Amongst one of the most essential announcements, was the release date for Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0, which will certainly be offered Nov. 16 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows Computer (via Battle.net and Steam), Xbox One, and also Xbox Series X.
To assist you understand all the various other announcements that Activision made during the occasion, here are the large announcements from Call of Duty Next.
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Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0
Warzone 2.0 is a large new sequel to Call of Duty’s significantly popular fight royale shooter. Warzone 2.0 will certainly take place on a completely brand-new map called Al Mazrah that incorporates desert fight with stretching cities. In addition to lots of new locations as well as points of interest to discover, Al Mazrah will certainly likewise consist of a new version of Warzone’s Gulag, which will call for gamers to fight their way out in 2v2 suits.
The new Gulag consists of a few new technicians, like a hunting warden and also tools spread around the map.
The game additionally introduces a brand-new spin on the battle royale formula with several circles throughout the map that will certainly set apart groups of gamers before ultimately drawing them all back together for a few critical fights.
As with the initial game, Warzone 2.0 will certainly also consist of every one of the weapons from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, which will certainly be released on Oct. 26, and both games will certainly include cross-progression. The game will certainly additionally include a new mode called DMZ, which will certainly job players with getting in the combat zone, then removing with whatever equipment they can.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Multiplayer & Layout 2.0
During the Next discussion, Infinity Ward disclosed new information on Modern Warfare 2’s multiplayer mode, as well as exactly how it varies from previous Call of Duty entries.
One of Modern Warfare 2’s standout new functions is the Loadout 2.0 system, which improves Infinity Ward’s weapon modification from 2019’s Modern Warfare by giving players more means to customize their tool, organizing the toolbox together based upon their tool platform. This system will also become part of Warzone 2.0, providing players much more options for customizing their equipment.
Modern Warfare 2 will likewise update Call of Duty’s multiplayer formula in a variety of ways, with fine-tuned sprinting, swimming, and also mantling. The game also consists of some bigger enhancements like third-person multiplayer playlists, the return of the cooperative Spec Ops mode, and also AI players on certain extra-large maps as well as modes.
Infinity Ward likewise pointed out a new mode called Raids, however really did not explain on it during the presentation.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Beta
We currently recognized that Modern Warfare 2 had a beta heading, yet throughout Call of Duty Next, Infinity Ward allow gamers know several of the features that they can anticipate from the game’s quick screening duration.
Along with the game’s regular six-versus-six mode, the beta will certainly also include the Ground War setting, which will match 2 teams of 32 gamers each versus each other and also happen inside several of Warzone 2.0’s sights. The beta consists of the Sarrif Bay Ground War map, as well as 3 core multiplayer maps: Valderas Museum, Farm 18, and Mercado Las Almas.
The beta will certainly additionally consist of a few of Modern Warfare 2’s brand-new tactical settings like Knockout and Prisoner rescue which provide groups limited respawns. There’s likewise a brand-new setting called Invasion where 32-player groups skirmish versus each other in a deathmatch, together with countless AI contenders.
The Modern Warfare 2 beta begins on Sept. 16 for PlayStation gamers who pre-ordered the game and will certainly present to various other platforms later on, consisting of Xbox and PC on Sept. 22.