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Modern Warfare II Multiplayer & Warzone 2.0 Details Revealed – PlayStation.Blog

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Attention all PlayStation players! Prepare for the next era of Call of Duty. During the Call of Duty: Next showcase event, new details emerged regarding the release of Modern Warfare II on October 28 and the release of Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 later this year. Both titles promise a wealth of innovations and evolved gameplay.

Let’s go over some of the newly revealed features, as well as additional pre-order incentives for Modern Warfare II that are reserved exclusively for PlayStation.

Modern Warfare II Multiplayer Innovations

After years of development, Modern Warfare II has gone through extensive iterations, with numerous evolutionary changes in technology and design.

Swimming and water fights: Dive underwater to flank and attack enemies. With its increased density, water affects the dynamics of combat. Learn how to use sidearms and certain equipment to achieve your water goals.

Improved movement options: Glide or dive to the ground with a dolphin, offering more ways to throw yourself into an engagement. For vertical movements, use the ledge suspension to give you more freedom to explore your surroundings as you climb.

Use new vehicles: Drive brand new vehicles such as the UTV, Light Tank, Heavy Chopper, Tactical Vehicle and Rigid Inflatable Boat. Vehicles contain more interactive and destructible elements than ever before.

New Gear, Field Upgrades and Perks: Test new field upgrades such as the Tactical Camera, Shock Stick, Drill Charge, DDoS and Inflatable Decoy. Equip new Perk packs, with two basic perks plus a Bonus and Ultimate Perk earned in the match.

Gunsmith Weapon Platforms: Earn weapon platform attachments shared by all weapons on the same platform, as well as universal attachments shared by all relevant weapons.

New modes: Play Ground War and the new player and AI-mixed Invasion, and experience new modes such as Knockout, Prisoner Rescue and the new Third Person playlist for a different perspective.

shooting range: Available at launch, the Firing Range is an offline proving ground with three firing ranges, cover ledges, and multiple targets at varying distances.

Special operations: Continue the story after the Modern Warfare II campaign ends in a branching co-op experience that allows you to explore large-scale hot zones with your fellow teammate.

raids: Coming later this year after launch, Raids is a new experience for the franchise, a cooperative challenge that requires teamwork and strategy like never before.

Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 Innovations

Get ready to head to Al Mazrah, the large and meticulously crafted new map launching with Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 as part of Modern Warfare II Season One.

New modes of transport: In addition to using the new swim mechanic, you’ll also get the chance to take control of over a dozen unique vehicles. Occupy gas stations and look for gas bottles to keep your fuel supply up to date.

The store: An improved Buy Station that allows you to buy back squad members; buy gear such as gas masks, killstreaks, and armor; and buy and upgrade weapons. You can also sell valuable loot for cash.

Collapse circle: A storm gradually envelops the landscape of Al Mazrah. Expect variations on the traditional collapse, such as anomalies in the weather pattern that split the safe zone into multiple areas before merging back into a single safe zone.

The Gulag: Starting with just your fists, loot and fight in a multi-level 2v2 arena for a chance to re-enter the map. You can also eliminate the “Jailer” and use his keys to escape.

AI fighters and strongholds: Test your skills by attempting to capture a Stronghold, with a high density of AI fighters ready to defend the loot within.

DMZ: Join an all-new sandbox experience launching alongside Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0. Stay tuned for more info.

Early Access to Campaign

Pre-order a digital edition of Modern Warfare II and get early access to the campaign up to a week before the full game* launches on October 28. Other pre-order benefits include:

  • Early Open Beta access starting tomorrow!
  • Instant access to the Final Judgment Bundle and the Khaled Al Asad Operator Bundle for use in Call of Duty: Vanguard and Call of Duty: Warzone.
  • Instant access to the Ghost Legacy Pack for use in Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® (2019) and Call of Duty: Warzone.

Vault Edition Pre-Order Benefits

In addition to the aforementioned rewards, Vault Edition pre-orders will receive:

  • Red Team 141: Four playable multiplayer operators – Ghost, Farah, Price and Soap – available during the open beta.
  • FJX Cinder Weapon Safe**: The ultimate weapon blueprint that retains its cosmetic properties across all native attachments. Available for use during the open beta.
  • Season One Battle Pass and 50 Tier Skips***: If you purchase the Vault Edition after season one, the free Battle Pass and Tier Skips will apply to the current season.
  • Ghost Legacy Pack: 20+ free items honoring the Task Force 141 icon, for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019) and Call of Duty: Warzone.

PlayStation Pre-Order Exclusive†: Oni Operator Pack

In a collaboration between Infinity Ward and the PlayStation team, we would like to introduce a PlayStation exclusive, the Oni Operator Pack.

By pre-ordering Modern Warfare II digitally on PlayStation, you’ll gain access to the exclusive Oni Operator Pack, which includes the unique “Oni” Operator along with an exclusive Weapon Blueprint for use in Modern Warfare II and Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0.

For some background on this brave operator, Hiro “Oni” Watanabe is a warrior and assassin descended from an ancient samurai clan. Torn between land and family, he honors the code of the samurai as he fights to clear his shameful family name. This additional operator also brings with it a high-level weapon blueprint. Oni and his gear will be playable in both Modern Warfare II Multiplayer and Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 when the titles launch.

PlayStation Plays First: Modern Warfare II Multiplayer Open Beta

Weekend One: First on PlayStation

PS5 and PS4 players who pre-order Modern Warfare II will get early access to the beta starting September 16 at 10 a.m. PT. From September 18 to 20, all PlayStation players will be able to play regardless of pre-order status.

Preloading for the beta is now available on PlayStation. Download it so you’re ready to play as soon as the beta starts.

weekend two

PS5 and PS4 players will be able to access the multiplayer beta on the second weekend regardless of pre-order status. The second weekend kicks off Sept. 22 at 10 a.m. PT and ends Sept. 26.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II Launches October 28

Team up and fight alongside the iconic Operators of Task Force 141 on October 28, featuring new gameplay innovations in a global campaign, immersive multiplayer battles and the story-driven Special Ops.

Stay frosty.

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