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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II

Call of Duty 2022: Modern Warfare II, Warzone 2

Over the last couple of years, Call of Duty franchise has made an inevitable impact across the globe with some of the most iconic installments. Originally launched in 2003, this first-person shooter series has been published by Activision.

Call of Duty is now back with another premium in the form of Modern Warfare II. Activision left no stone unturned in making the latest offering their most trending and talked-about title of 2022. The game did end up gaining huge momentum as well, thanks to all the creative and amazing promotional tactics by the makers, leading up to the ultimate reveal.

Infinity Ward returned as the developer on this game after 2019's first part which was a reboot of the studio's original Modern Warfare sub-series from 2007 to 2011.

Story of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II

The main campaign features the British special forces unit called Task Force 141. It's shown to be working with the Mexican Special Forces unit Los Vaqueros and they both attempt to track down Iranian Quds Force major and terrorist Hassan Zyani. The game's main playable characters are John "Soap" MacTavish and Kyle "Gaz" Garrick of Task Force 141.

Additionally, the story also introduces new characters like Valeria Garza, an anti-hero for the plot who poses as, El Sin Nombre, the boss of a drug cartel.

Gameplay of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II

Modern Warfare II brings a new approach to the gameplay as there are different changes and design improvements in the 2022 entry. Advanced AI systems in the campaign and co-op modes, water physics, swimming mechanics, and an overhauled vehicle system are among the fresh additions.

Guns, weapons, vehicle maneuvering, and sound effects are on point when trying out different options in situations that demand a different tactical approach. And yes, the addition of backpack and crafting techniques are also worth mentioning. These new changes are also featured in the DMZ mode.

Important game settings and setup for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II

This title takes place in both real and fictional locations across the globe. These include the fictional Mexican city of Las Almas, Amsterdam, Mexico–United States border, Gulf of Mexico, Chicago, Urzikstan, and the new United Republic of Adal (URA). The latter's capital, Al Mazrah, serves up as the new map in the Campaign and in the Multiplayer as well as the Battle Royale modes of Warzone 2.

All details about the battle royale

Call of Duty: Warzone 2 also released alongside Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II. It is a sequel to 2020's Call of Duty: Warzone. This game is a part of 2022's Modern Warfare II but does not require purchase of the same since it's a free-to-play video game. The battle royale was introduced during the Season 1 of Modern Warfare II content. While being a cross-platform game, it also features a brand new extraction mode called DMZ.

2022 Updates for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II

The game launched initially with an Early Access for the Campaign mode of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II on October 20, 2022. The video game officially released on October 28, 2022, introducing the Multiplayer content to the players. After that, the developing team of Infinity Ward rolled out the Warzone 2 battle royale on November 16, 2022. The title came out with a major Season 1 update featuring a completely new Battle Pass system. The latter is also applicable for Modern Warfare II.

Some tips and tricks for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II

The video game comes with modes like Multiplayer and Warzone 2 battle royale. Players get to experience new movement mechanics. Moreover, in order to be successful, they need to use all the best possible weapons and features in the online matches.

For example, additions like the Proximity Chat option in Warzone 2, the extension of Modern Warfare II, can be vital during the battle royale matches. Aquatic combats are also crucial to consider in the 2022 premium offering from Activision. Both in Modern Warfare II and Warzone 2, utilizing the water movement system is important for the hardcore players.

Pricing and Availability

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II is available for $69.99 for the Standard Edition. On the other hand, the Vault Edition is available for $99.99. When it comes to the part of availability, the game is playable on the PlayStation and Xbox consoles. It is also available for the PC players through digital store Steam and Activision's own launcher.

Its extension in Warzone 2 is free-to-play and doesn't require the purchase of the Modern Warfare II installment.


First ReleaseCall of Duty launched on October 29, 2003
Latest ReleaseModern Warfare II (October 28, 2022)
Spin-OffsConsole titles, Handheld titles, Mobile titles, PC titles
DevelopersInfinity Ward, Treyarch, Sledgehammer Games, Raven Software
GenreFirst-Person Shooter
PlatformsPC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One