Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 reboot will get launch date forward of any gameplay reveal

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Activision and Infinity Ward nonetheless haven’t shared any official gameplay for this 12 months’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. A correct reveal has been rumored for subsequent month however, earlier than any of that, the official Call of Duty Twitter account has confirmed a launch date for the game.

It merely lists it for October 28, accompanying the date with a brief video displaying off some paintings for the game. All it reveals, although, are a few of the characters that may presumably be making an look, together with fan-favorite Ghost.

The paintings can also be displayed in a shipyard, maybe hinting at one of many maps that shall be included within the game. The Call Of Duty sequence has had such a map up to now, merely known as Shipyard. However, it featured in two Nintendo DS video games, not the unique Modern Warfare 2 from 2009.

At one level within the trailer, J.8.22 might be seen written on the facet of a storage container in green graffiti. Some followers consider that is hinting on the date of the gameplay reveal: June 8. This matches up precisely with the current rumors, which say {that a} marketing campaign reveal will happen the next day as a part of Summer Game Fest.

Infinity Ward is engaged on a sequel to the battle-royale game Call of Duty: Warzone as effectively, however we all know even much less about that game. Whatever the case, Activision is very longing for each this 12 months’s Call of Duty tasks to succeed.

Franchise gross sales have gone down due to the lackluster efficiency of Call of Duty: Vanguard and, in an earnings report, Activision revealed that engagement with Warzone has dropped as effectively. This can partly be attributed to the destructive press Activision has been receiving within the wake of a sexual harassment lawsuit filed final summer time.