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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Release Date, Details & Features

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This is what you need to know about Call of Duty: Modern Warfare release date including how to play early, a look at gameplay and other key details about the 2019 Call of Duty game.

Here’s what you need to know about the new Call of Duty game that arrives in October with a return of the single-player campaign mode and some of your favorite characters as part of a new story. You’ll also get cross-play support for the first time in a Call of Duty game.

On the multiplayer side, this is a more traditional Call of Duty game focused on the modes many of us grew up with. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 continues to lock down the Call of Duty Battle Royale mode and Activision reportedly tapped Treyarch to deliver Black Ops 5 in 2020 where you can expect more Battle Royale modes.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Release Date

The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare release date is October 25th for the Xbox One, PS4, and PC. This is a Friday, and you don’t need to buy a special edition to play on Friday.

There is an earlyCall of Duty: Modern Warfare Call of Duty: Modern Warfare release date at Best Buy. You can go into your Best Buy on October 24th right at closing and buy Call of Duty. This means, no waiting until midnight to play. Best buy says this works at all locations, but if you are concerned, you can check at your local store. GameStop normally does a similar offering, but so far it is not listed.

You can buy Call of Duty: Modern Warfare at Amazon, GameStop, Best Buy, Microsoft, Sony and Battle.net.

Read: Should I Pre-Order Call of Duty: Modern Warfare?

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Setting

This is a realistic Call of Duty game set in modern times.

This is a realistic Call of Duty game set in modern times.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is a realistic Call of Duty game set in modern times and it will play off of stories pulled straight from the news. We’re waiting to learn more about the Campaign and the Special Ops modes, but after looking at the multiplayer component we know that you can expect fast, grounded combat with modern weapons.

2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare Beta

The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare beta is confirmed.

The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare beta is confirmed.

The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare beta is confirmed for Xbox One, PS4 and PC. This is an open beta, but you get early access when you pre-order and it arrives first on PS4.

Here’s how to sign up for the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare beta so that you are ready to go as soon as the release date arrives in September.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Editions

There are three Call of Duty: Modern Warfare editions with bonus items available at all stores and two GameStop exclusives. One of these is a massive $199.99 special edition that isn’t fully announced yet.

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare base game – $59.99
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Operator Edition – $79.99
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Operator Enhanced Edition – $99.99
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Precision Edition – $99.99
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Dark Edition – $199.99

Each option comes with a Prestige Token for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 and with the more expensive versions you get Operator Edition Premium Digital Items. The Enhanced Edition includes 3,000 Call of Duty Points. The Precision edition packs in digital and real world bonus items.

Here’s our full guide on which Call of Duty: Modern Warfare edition you should buy in 2019.

2019 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season Pass

Activision announced that they will not offer a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season Pass, but instead will focus on free maps and cross play support.

Every design decision has been made with our players in mind,” said Patrick Kelly, Creative Director and co-Studio Head, Infinity Ward. “With the launch of Modern Warfare, we’re taking steps to unite the community. First, we plan for Modern Warfare to be played together across PC and console through cross-play support. Second, we’re eliminating the traditional season pass, so that we can deliver more free maps and content as well as post-launch events to all players. This is just the beginning – there’s much more to come.

It’s not clear exactly what the post release monetization will be, but we expect to see in app purchases of some kind, potentially focused on cosmetics.

2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare Systems

The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare release is coming to the PS4, Xbox One and PS4. This includes all models of these consoles, though you can expect better graphics on the Xbox One X, PS4 Pro and on higher-end gaming PCs.

There is cross-play support that will allow gamers to play across all three systems. The PC version is only available on Blizzard Battle.net, so you won’t find it on Steam.

There is no support for the Nintendo Switch, and you shouldn’t expect to see it added later on down the line.

What’s Next for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Announcements

We’ve learned more about Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, but there are still a lot of details that we need to know. Expect to learn more later this month as they build towards a beta and show off more of the game.

5 Reasons to Pre-Order Call of Duty: Modern Warfare & 3 Reasons Not To

Pre-Order if You Are Stoked about Modern Warfare

Pre-Order if You Are Stoked about Modern Warfare

Are you excited that the 2019 Call of Duty is finally taking us back to Modern Warfare? Is the chance to play a Call of Duty game set in the modern times that deals with conflicts and issues ripped straight from the headlines something you want to experience?

If you answered yes to either of these questions there is enough information about Call of Duty: Modern Warfare to make it an easy purchase even this far ahead of the release date. 

The return of familiar characters is a big plus, as is a campaign that is a new story plus co-op , cross-play and multiplayer all offer a lot of reasons to get excited about this release. 

Forget the future and get ready for a dark look at the here and now with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. If this sounds like an experience you want, pre-order now. 

You can pre-order at Amazon, GameStop, Best Buy, Microsoft, Sony and Battle.net

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3 Comments

3 Comments

  1. call of duty mobile

    05/05/2019 at 4:26 am

    wow great information, I also wrote a detailed article on call of duty mobile on my blog.

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  2. bryan

    05/14/2019 at 6:41 pm

    Will it come out on steam.

  3. GoomanHLR

    05/30/2019 at 11:40 am

    I am ABSOLUTLEY stoked for this, I will save the $60 and possibly wait in a line to get this! I loved the MW series, and will LOVE MW4, too!

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