The trailer revealed some details if not a lot and one of them is that the game is coming to Steam, which dropped alongside the trailer. This should be thrilling news for Steam fans, as Call of Duty has been ignoring the PC storefront since Black Ops 4, choosing to stick to Activision Blizzard’s own launcher.
Per official details, Modern Warfare 2 will feature will come back to the Task Force 141 as they head out on missions across Europe, Asia, and the Americas, which contain offshore sieges with underwater warfare, air assaults, and stealth missions. It also is said to contain a Special Ops tactical co-op mode, and a multiplayer mode that Activision promises will boast a “massive amount of free post-launch content” including new maps, modes, and events.
As for Activision’s multi-game-spanning battle royale, Warzone, that’s planned to be upgraded to 2.0 soon after Modern Warfare 2’s launch to take the new gameplay, features, and tech into account in the free-to-play experience, as well as add its content, systems, and more. However, Warzone will remain a separate experience and continue existing player progression as it has before.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 will come out on October 28 of this year, though reports have implied we may not see Call of Duty continue as an annual franchise following that.