Call of Duty is one of the best-selling and most popular video-game series of all-time, played by millions worldwide ever since its first release back in 2003.
Modern Warfare is the 16th installment of the Call of Duty series that is also a reboot of the sub-series ‘Modern Warfare’.
The 1st person shooter game is developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision. The game has been very popular with the ‘Warzone’ multiplayer mode, which has seen over 50 million players worldwide within the first month of its release.
Within three days of its release, Modern warfare made more than $600 million which broke many records with both Video games overall and the franchise itself. Activision confirmed that the game has generated over $1 billion in revenue.
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During an undercover operation to collect dangerous chemical gases, CIA officer ‘Alex’ is taken by unknown hostiles who escape with the chemicals.
Alex is sent to Urzikstan to meet with rebel leader Farah Karim to track down the chemicals, in exchange to overthrow Russian leader General Barkov.
A group of suicide bombers who were involved with Al-Qatala, attack Piccadilly Circus. SAS forces led by Captain Price and Sergeant Garrick raid an Al-Qatala occupied house, where they find the location of the leader ‘The Wolf’.
Price, Garrick, Alex and Farah head to Ramaza hospital to find the wolf but fail to capture him. His right-hand man ‘The Butcher’ launches an attack on the United States Embassy to free him.
Farah’s Brother Hadir is found to be the thief who stole the chemicals, who then sets them off in the area. Hadir then seems to join Al-Qatala. Price and Farah take action and manage to kill The Wolf but fail to locate Hadir.
It is revealed that Farah and Hadir were left orphaned after Barkov’s invasion, where he prevented them from escaping the country. They learn Hadir plans to attack Barkov and find out the location of his factory. Barkov is eventually killed, and the factory is destroyed.
Released on March 10th 2020, Warzone is a multiplayer mode that includes up to 150 players. The multiplayer mode is cross-platform and free-to-play for everyone without needing to purchase Modern Warfare.
Set in the fictional city of Verdansk, warzone features 2 main modes: Battle Royale and Plunder. The game initially featured squads of 3, with a solo mode being added a week after its release. 4 person squads were added on 8th April.
Battle Royale involves players competing to be the last man standing. Once parachuted into the game, the map starts to shrink as players are eliminated, making them to play in smaller areas.
Players who are killed are sent to the ‘gulag’ where one-on-one battles against other eliminated players occur, with the winner re-spawning into the game.
The aim of Plunder is to collect $1 million from stacks of cash scattered across the map, with the winners being the ones who obtains the most.
Cash is used at ‘Buy Stations’ around the map which can be spent on various items e.g. gas masks and ‘kill-streaks’. Cash can be exchanged at ‘Load-out’ drops in return for custom classes that players have created in regular multiplayer modes.
Is There an Online/Multi-player mode?
As well as Warzone, Modern warfare still continues with its multiplayer experience that it offers alongside the campaign.
Modern Warfare features some of its largest maps and the wider variety of customization options ever seen on Call of Duty. All new kill-streaks have been added as well as classics that have been seen on previous games.
What Platforms is Modern Warfare Released on?
The game can be played on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows, which were all released on the same day. As mentioned above, Warzone is cross-platform; therefore players on one platform can play with players on another.
When was Modern Warfare Released?
The game was released on 25th October 2019 on all platforms. Warzone was introduced on 20th March the following year.
Is There any Future Downloadable Content (DLC)?
Season 4 of Warzone was just released on June 10th 2020, providing a ton of new content, and multi-player game modes.
Activision has continued to bring new updates and DLCs while the game has been out and will continue to until a new Call of Duty game is released.
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