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How This Limited-Edition Custom Call of Duty Xbox 360 Stunned Modern Warfare Fans a Decade Ago!

Published 10/19/2022, 11:32 AM EDT

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Call of Duty is an inevitable franchise and never leaves an opportunity to make an impression among millions of the fans with each new installment. So it’s obvious to witness its presence almost everywhere. Something similar took place many years ago when Microsoft featured the series on its popular Xbox 360 gaming console itself!

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This story dates back to the year 2009 when die-hard Call of Duty lovers were waiting for Modern Warfare 2 (not Modern Warfare II). The sequel to the original title in the sub-series by Infinity Ward was so much hyped that it was impossible for any other game to come close to it in terms of popularity. Hence, Microsoft decided to amp up the buzz even more with a special Xbox 360 for the Activision title.


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When Microsoft pleased Call of Duty gamers with a customized Modern Warfare 2 Xbox 360

In September 2009, Microsoft had announced to reveal a limited-edition Xbox 360 for Call of Duty players. This was done to celebrate the big release of the Modern Warfare 2 installment.

This custom Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Xbox 360 console came with a 250 GB of hard drive. Interestingly, this was the largest capacity available in Microsoft’s console line-up in the year 2009. Speaking of the customized device itself, then it had an impressive military look, while also featuring two wireless controllers.


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Being limited edition, the Xbox console was made available for close to $550, having Modern Warfare 2 by default as part of a bundle. As one can see, in the images above, the console boasted a stunning look, inspired by the Task Force 141.


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While Modern Warfare 2 was a rage more than ten years ago, the situation is not much different even in 2022. This time, it’s the Modern Warfare II entry, under a rebooted sub-series, that is almost close to its debut now.

All the hardcore CoD fans are impatiently waiting for its ultimate release on October 28. It will be interesting, though, to see what Microsoft comes up with this time around. Will it surprise everyone yet again with a custom Xbox device, similar to what it did with the original MW2?


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What are your thoughts on this possibility? Let us know in the comments down below.

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Written by:

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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Jito Tenson