What you need to know
- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare appears to be this year's installment.
- A trailer leaked on YouTube which reveals an October release date.
- There are blurred-out double digits so it may launch in the middle of the month.
At this point, Call of Duty leaks right before their reveals are a time-honored tradition. Before every E3, Activision either distributes materials too quickly to retailers like GameStop, or the company ends up publishing a trailer before it's supposed to go up. This time around, the latter occurred. Activision released a trailer for a game called "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare" on YouTube. While this video was quickly pulled, it leaked an October release date. This information was revealed by Charlie Intel.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is rumored to be a soft reboot of the franchise. It's unclear if the game will continue the story of the series, or begin a new trilogy. We should find out in less than 24 hours. There are indications that the game contains a single-player campaign, but that hasn't been confirmed as of yet.
As with any such leak, take it with a grain of salt until we receive official confirmation. However, given the fact that it's from Activision, there's a lot of evidence to support an October release date. The blurred image looks like it contains double digits, so the game may launch towards the middle of the month.
Are you excited for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare? What do you think of the name? Let us know.
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Eh, I foresee consumer confusion regarding the titles. Never a fan of games reusing names like that.
I'm with you on this. I was intrigued when I saw the title because the original Modern Warfare was great, but today's CoD is not something I enjoy.
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