Call of Duty: Modern Warfare behind-the-scenes trailers focus on the campaign and characters

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (Image credit: Activision)

What you need to know

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is an upcoming first-person shooter from Activision.
  • Due to cross-play, maps won't be restricted to particular platforms any longer.
  • The developer released a new trailer for the story.
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is available to preorder for $60 on Amazon (opens in new tab).

Yesterday, Activision revealed more details about Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. While the focus of the news is mostly the abhorrent business practices which deny Xbox One and PC gamers a whole mode for a year, there are still some other tidbits you may have missed about the game.

This morning, the company released a behind-the-scenes trailer which discusses the story. Luckily, everyone get access to that at the same time. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare seems like a complete reboot of the franchise, instead of a spiritual successor. The dark campaign and focus on tactics makes the title stand out in my opinion.

Given the fact that cross-play is a standout feature in this year's Call of Duty entry, it was important for the team to make sure that all platforms had access to the same content. According to a report by Charlie Intel, "post-launch maps and modes for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will release on all platforms at the same time." However, the reality is far from it.

What do you think of the trailer? Are you excited for the game? Let us know.

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Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.