Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2: Release Date, Leaks, Gameplay, Trailer and Everything We Know So Far

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Gaming fans were ecstatic when developers announced that Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 will be coming out and we have all the latest news about this upcoming game.

Call of Duty will be returning to Modern Warfare in the very near future, and this game will be developed by Infinity Ward.

Those who are big fans of the franchise will know that the Modern Warfare versions of the game have been a huge reason for its success, and it will be great to see the Modern Warfare Saga reborn over the last couple of years.

More and more details are starting to surface around this exciting new game, so now is the best time to find out all there is to know about it.

Here is everything you need to know about Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2:

Latest News/Leaks

Update 16th August 2022: Developers Infinity Ward has revealed more gameplay footage as they showcased a new map called Farm 18. Have a look at the footage down below.

Update 8th July 2022: A prominent leaker claims that Ranked Play would be available “shortly after” launch.

Read more: Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2: Leaker reveals Ranked Play coming soon after launch

Update 5th July 2022: Recent Call of Duty leaks claims to have revealed to players multiplayer maps from Modern Warfare 2 with the release of the 2022 game drawing near.

Read more: Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2: Maps leaked

Update 4th July 2022: The whole list of weapons coming to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has been unexpectedly discovered through a new Warzone Mobile datamine.

Read more: Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2: Full guns list leaked in Warzone Mobile datamine

Update 14th June 2022: With a plethora of leaks and news surfacing on most platforms, there’s a chance that the gaming community will experience Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Beta sooner than expected.

Read more: Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2: Beta date leaked

Update 10th June 2022: With a ton of reveals being shared today, Call of Duty MWII Informer revealed news about how Activision and Infinity will crack the whip on gamers who plan on getting an unfair advantage in the game from day one.

Read more: Leaks Reveal Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Will have an Anti-cheat

Update 9th June 2022: @charlieINTEL has revealed that the game has a big focus on AI. AI in MW2 reacts is lethal, and they are fully aware of their surroundings to provide a sense of life across all modes of play.

What is also great about this is the fact that AI can apparently group up and flank players.


Update 7th June 2022: Leaks have revealed that Modern Warfare II will be the first game in the franchise to introduce a Map Editor.


Update 4th June 2022: Reportedly, the gameplay that is set to be revealed at Summer Game Fest is set to be 7 minutes long!


Update 30th May: A leak has revealed that the announcement trailer for Call of Duty MW2 will be revealed at the upcoming Playstation State of Play event. This event takes place on Thursday 2nd June 2022.

Update 30th May:  A new artwork from the game was featured on the landing page of Steam, hinting at a possible release of the game on the marketplace.

Read More: Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2: Will it be on Steam?


Update 20th May: The very first gameplay footage of the upcoming highly anticipated COD Modern Warfare 2 has allegedly been leaked online. 

Read More: COD Modern Warfare 2: Gameplay footage leaked


Update 16th May: Rumours have surfaced on social media revealing the dates in which we should see some more details about the game. According to @SKizzleAXE these are the dates we need to look out for:

Reveal Trailer: Wednesday 8th June 2022

Campaign Gameplay: Thursday 9th June 2022

Playable Alpha: Early August 2022

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Update 16th May: A new leak about Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 suggests that a new DMZ mode will be present in the game and will include an internal marketplace to sell and exchange items.

Read More: COD Modern Warfare 2: Leaks hint that new DMZ mode might have a marketplace


Update 10th June: During Summer Game Fest Live, Infinity Ward and Activision debuted a full level from the new Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 called Dark Water.

Read More: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 New Level Revealed


Release Date

Infinity Ward announced this game in April 2022, and it got many in the gaming community very excited for this new game.

A release date has now been revealed. Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 will be going live on Friday 28th October 2022.

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Reveal

Gameplay

Gameplay footage of the game was released at the Summer Games Festival Event on Thursday 9th June 2022. This gameplay showed footage of a campaign mission called Dark Water.

Some new gameplay footage for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2’s single-player campaign has surfaced and showcases one of the levels that may be found in Modern Warfare 2’s single-player mode.

Read More: Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2: New campaign gameplay footage revealed


Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Reveal

Information around the full reveal of Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 has been surfacing recently, and the latest news from reporter Jeff Grub on Twitter has suggested that we will be treated to a full reveal of the game on Wednesday 8th June 2022.


Trailer

The Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 World Reveal Trailer went live on Wednesday 8th June 2022 at 6PM GMT. Have a look at the clip down below!


Platforms

The platforms for the game have not been officially announced, but we expect Call of Duty to follow the pattern they normally do and release Modern Warfare 2 on most platforms. No doubt the game will definitely be available on the Playstation 5, Xbox Series X/S and PC.

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Artwork Reveal

When Call of Duty revealed the release date, they also revealed a great artwork reveal which is one minute long. Have a look at the footage down below.


Confirmed Characters

So far, the confirmed characters for Modern Warfare 2 are:

  • Alejandro Vargas
  • Captain John Price
  • Kyle “Gaz” Garrick
  • Simon “Ghost” Riley
  • “Soap” MacTavish
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Read More: Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2: Confirmed Characters so far


Leaks

Leaks have already started to surface around Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2, and these are around the maps that will be returning from former Modern Warfare games.

According to @RalphsValve, there will be five maps returning to the franchise. The gaming community will be buzzing to hear that the maps returning are:

  • Favela
  • Terminal
  • Highrise
  • Shipment
  • Quarry

No doubt news around this game is very exciting, so be sure to keep an eye on this page for all of the latest news and updates around Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2.


Preorder editions

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 cross-gen versions are currently up for preorder since this game will be released on both current-generation and last-generation consoles:

Cross-Gen Edition

The Cross-Gen costs $69.99 / £59.26.

  • Available on: PlayStation, Xbox
  • Early Access to Open Beta
  • Includes access to both current and previous generation console versions (PS4/PS5 or Xbox One/Series X|S)

Vault Edition

The Vault Edition costs $99.99 / £84.66.

  • 10 hours of Double XP and Double Weapon XP
  • Base copy of  Modern Warfare 2
  • Early access to open beta
  • FJX Cinder Weapon Vault
  • Ghost Legacy Pack – 10 Weapon Blueprints and 12 Operator Skins
  • Red Team Operator Pack – Skins for Ghost, Soap, Price, and Farah Operators
  • Season 1 Battle Pass and 50-tier skips

Read More: Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2: Preorder editions


System requirements

We can predict what the system requirements for Modern Warfare 2 will be based on Vanguard’s system requirements proved by Activision, even though Infinity Ward hasn’t released the complete list of requirements for Modern Warfare 2.

Minimum requirements

  • CPU: Intel Core i3-4340 or AMD FX-6300
  • GRAPHIC DRIVER: NVIDIA 472.12 or AMC 21.9.1
  • HIGH-REZ ASSET CACHE: Up to 32 GB
  • OS: Windows 10 64-Bit (latest update)
  • RAM: 8 GB RAM
  • VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 or AMD Radeon RX 470
  • VIDEO MEMORY: 2 GB

Recommended requirements

  • CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K or AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
  • GRAPHIC DRIVER: NVIDIA 472.12 or AMC 21.9.1
  • HIGH-REZ ASSET CACHE: Up to 32 GB
  • OS: Windows 10 64-Bit (latest update) or Windows 11 64-Bit (latest update)
  • RAM: 12 GB RAM
  • STORAGE SPAGE: 177 GB
  • VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 580
  • VIDEO MEMORY: 4 GB

Read More: Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2: System requirements


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