What you need to know

  • This year's Call of Duty may be called Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.
  • The title may also be unveiled next week.
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare features a campaign that is "emotional" and "realistic."
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 lacked a single-player mode.

Updated May 29, 2019: British retailer Game said that a reveal event is scheduled for May 30. Activision latter confirmed this on Twitter.

It seems like the Call of Duty 2019 reveal is right around the corner. According to numerous reports, the game will be unveiled on May 30. However, it's the name that's drawing everyone's attention. According to Kotaku, instead of being called Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4, it's going to be called "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare." It's supposed to be a "soft reboot" of the franchise, but at this point, it's unclear what that means.

Kotaku said the following in a report about the upcoming game.

News of this year's strangely named Call of Duty leaked out via YouTuber LongSensation this morning. Activision has been showing the game... for a week or two now, so a leak like this was inevitable. Kotaku has not seen the game or agreed to any embargo, but we've heard from many sources connected to the Call of Duty world that it is indeed called Call of Duty: Modern Warfare... developed by Infinity Ward for release this fall. It'll be heavy on troubling, realistic emotional moments.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 lacked a single-player campaign. Since both Call of Duty: WWII and Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare featured stellar stories, the game felt incomplete in many ways. Hopefully, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's plot will be engaging.

As with any such leak, take it with a grain of salt until Activision officially confirms the game. What do you think about the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare name? Are you excited for a "realistic" and "emotional" experience? Let us know.

Classic shooter

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4

Call of Duty has never been this good

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is the best Call of Duty game in years and deserves to be on your radar. Be sure to check it out at a discounted price on Amazon.

Excellent and affordable Xbox accessories

Up your Xbox experience with one (or all) of these budget accessories, all of which are approved by the gamers of Windows Central.

PowerA Play & Charge Kit for Xbox One ($15 at Amazon)

This charging kit keeps your Xbox One wireless controllers juiced up, and it offers batteries for two controllers. At just $15, this is hands-down our favorite budget charging companion.

ElecGear 4 Port USB Xbox One S Hub ($19 at Amazon)

This brilliant little USB splitter hub attaches perfectly to the side of your Xbox One S console. It's ideal for use with chargers, controllers, headsets, and more.

Controller Gear stand ($13 at Amazon)

Proudly display your Xbox gamepads with this stylish and functional stand. The licensed design is minimalist and black, and it has a hidden storage compartment, making the price of $13 a real steal.

We may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more.