Call of Duty’s Return to Steam Sees Fans Flock to Pre-Order Modern Warfare II

Published 06/13/2022, 11:00 AM EDT

Call of Duty franchise looks to make a grand return with a bang in the upcoming Modern Warfare II installment. Even before its highly anticipated debut, the next major premium from Activision is already a huge hit among the fans.

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Going by recent numbers based on Steam, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II’s pre-order sales stood among the top three best-sellers in the past week. Well, this was quite expected given the sheer amount of hype the game is receiving.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II becomes the third best-selling title on Steam with amazing pre-order sales!

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Modern Warfare II was the highlight of the last week, as it finally witnessed a worldwide reveal. The main trailer showed the intensity and high-octane action that will drive the fans crazy when the game releases later this year.

Just a day after the trailer’s launch, Call of Duty also unveiled the first exclusive gameplay footage from Modern Warfare II. The clip, which was under 8 minutes in duration, showed an exciting feature in Water Tech. The latter will play a very crucial part in the sequel, going by the developer Infinity Ward.

Talking about the availability, then Call of Duty had already offered the option to pre-order MWII after releasing its trailer on June 8, 2022. Recently, SteamDatabase, a platform that keeps track of Steam’s sales numbers, revealed that the awaited game is already a solid hit.

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According to the report by the website, Modern Warfare II was the third best-selling title on Steam last week, thanks to its pre-orders. It seems like all the eager fans couldn’t wait for the ultimate date of launch. Hence, many of them opted to pre-purchase the upcoming installment.

Modern Warfare II took the third spot while pushing a heavyweight like Elden Ring is in the fourth position.

Here’s the full list of Top 10 selling Steam titles for the week ending June 12, 2022:

  1. Steam Deck
  2. V Rising
  3. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II
  4. Elden Ring
  5. Valve Index VR Kit Package
  6. It Takes Two
  7. Sea of Thieves
  8. The Quarry
  9. Stray
  10. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II

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Call of Duty Modern Warfare II comes out on October 28 for PC, PlayStation, and Xbox. Interested players can still go for their pre-orders if they want to have the access to the Open Beta.

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Mintu Tomar

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Mintu Tomar is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. After completing his bachelor's in Philosophy, he has followed his passion for covering news as a budding journalist. He lives and breathes video games and is a die-hard Call of Duty fan.

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