Almost nine years after its release, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s influence continues to reverberate. In many ways, Modern Warfare popularized what we think of as the modern multiplayer shooter: selectable character traits, extensive weapon modifications, and an XP-based ranking system are all widely adopted standards in current multiplayer shooters.
So it was no surprise to see the widespread excitement surrounding the announcement of Modern Warfare Remastered at E3 2016. Remastered is a PS4 upgrade of the classic original game supervised by veteran studio Raven Software, with an emphasis on faithfully translating the 2007 classic into the PS4 generation.
And that experience is going to be quite faithful indeed, if my hands-on experience with Remastered’s multiplayer mode at COD XP was any indication. Before wall running, before Pick 10, before Scorestreaks and Specialists, Modern Warfare built its reputation on tight shooting mechanics and uniquely porous map designs that stood in contrast to many other popular shooters of the day.
Much has been said about Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’s space-faring single-player campaign, but we haven’t gotten a good look at its multiplayer mode — arguably the bread and butter of any FPS worth its salt — until now.
Treyarch built a loyal fan base since its first Zombies outing in 2008’s Call of Duty: World At War. And it’s easy to see why — the strategic teamwork, countless secrets, and hidden lore add up to an endlessly replayable co-op gem. It’s been a favorite of mine for years.
But now, Infinity Ward is taking the concept for a spin in this November’s Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, and the results are sure to intrigue veteran Zombies fans.
Call of Duty XP is officially underway! 32 Pro Call of Duty teams from across the globe are primed to battle it out for their share of the $2 million prize pool, and the world is ready to see the premiere of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare multiplayer and Modern Warfare Remastered multiplayer, as well as get their hands on Infinite Warfare’s Zombies in Spaceland and Black Ops 3 DLC 4 multiplayer.
Hello from Call of Duty XP here in sunny LA! Everyone here at Activision couldn’t be more thrilled about this morning’s Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare news and what it means for our dedicated PlayStation fans.
The guys at Infinity Ward have been working tirelessly on the most epic Call of Duty title to date, and can’t wait to share it with you. We just can’t wait to get it in your hands, so we’ve decided to roll out a beta for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. The beta will be available FIRST on PlayStation 4, coming October 14th.
With Call of Duty XP starting, it’s time to gear up for some big announcements to celebrate the year’s massive, sold out Call of Duty fan celebration. Today at 10:00am PT, Activision will host a global briefing, priming COD XP attendees and viewers at home with Infinite Warfare news, world premiere trailers, franchise announcements and more. We have more world premieres to share than we ever have in one event.
Tune in to the livestream of the briefing on the Call of Duty Twitch channel, YouTube, Facebook page, the Call of Duty homepage, and the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Live Event Viewer to catch all the excitement kicking off the weekend’s festivities!
With Call of Duty XP approaching, all of our eyes are focused on one primary goal: the crown. As a long time veteran and professional Call of Duty Player, I can safely say Call of Duty XP is every player’s chance to earn that crowning achievement and make their year a true success. The prestige of placing well at our largest annual tournament can help propel a player’s career to new heights, or vice-versa — it can take a once-promising career and have it head towards irrelevancy.
Attention all zombies dudes and dudettes: Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’s ‘Zombies in Spaceland’ has officially been revealed, and it’s nothing short of radical. The all-new undead survival co-op mode launching with Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is set in the ‘80s, where you’ll play in a space-themed amusement park full of games, rides, and of course a cadre of deadly zombies.
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