Call of Duty Modern Warfare II Multiplayer and Warzone 2.0 Information Released

PlayStation first for Open Beta!

Activision has now released new information about Call of Duty Modern Warfare II multiplayer and Warzone 2.0 during the Call of Duty Next showcase.

Call of Duty Modern Warfare II Multiplayer and Warzone 2.0 Highlights

Call of Duty Next showcase has recently concluded and has revealed more details of the most anticipated new entry of the Call of Duty Modern Warfare series and also the new version of Warzone. There are new trailers, a lot of information, and reveals that fans are stoked for. Check them out.

Modern Warfare II Multiplayer Big Changes.

There are several new changes in the multiplayer side that comes in Call of Duty Modern Warfare II. Here they are:

  • Swimming and Aquatic Combat: Plunge 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 aquatic goals.
  • Enhanced Movement Options: Slide or dolphin dive to the floor, providing more ways to hurl yourself into an engagement. For vertical movements, utilize the ledge hang, allowing more freedom to explore your environment while climbing.
  • Employ New Vehicles: Pilot all-new vehicles like the UTV, Light Tank, Heavy Chopper, Tactical Vehicle, and Rigid Inflatable Boat. Vehicles feature more interactive and destructible elements than ever before.
  • New Equipment, Field Upgrades, and Perks: Test out new Field Upgrades like the Tactical Camera, Shock Stick, Drill Charge, DDoS, and Inflatable Decoy. Equip new Perk Packages, featuring two base Perks plus a Bonus and Ultimate Perk that are earned in the match.
  • Gunsmith Weapon Platforms: Earn Weapon Platform Attachments that are shared across all weapons in the same platform, as well as Universal Attachments that are shared across all relevant weapons.
  • New Modes: Play Ground War and the new player and AI mixed Invasion, and experience new modes like Knockout, Prisoner Rescue, and the new Third Person playlist for a change in perspective.
  • Firing Range: Available at launch, the Firing Range is an offline testing ground with three firing lanes, ledges for mantling, and multiple targets at different ranges.
  • Special Ops: Continue the story after the Modern Warfare II Campaign concludes in a branching cooperative experience allowing you to explore large-scale hot zones with your fellow teammate.
  • Raids: Arriving later this year after launch, Raids are a new experience for the franchise, a cooperative challenge requiring teamwork and strategy like never before.

Warzone 2.0 Big Changes

Al Mazrah is a new map made for Call of Duty Warzone 2.0 and also part of Modern Warfare II Season One. Check out the changes coming with this:

  • New Modes of Transportation: In addition to utilizing the new swimming mechanic, you’ll also have the chance to take the controls of over a dozen unique vehicles. Occupy gas stations and seek out gas canisters to keep your fuel reserves topped up.
  • The Shop: An enhanced Buy Station that allows you to buy back squadmates; purchase gear like Gas Masks, Killstreaks, and Armor; and buy and upgrade weapons. You can also sell valuable loot for Cash.
  • Circle Collapse: A storm gradually envelops the Al Mazrah landscape. Expect variations to the traditional collapse, such as weather pattern anomalies that split the safe zone into multiple areas before reconverging into a single safe zone.
  • The Gulag: Starting with just your fists, loot and battle in a 2v2 multilevel arena for a chance to earn reentry to the map. Alternatively, eliminate the “Jailer” and use his keys to escape.
  • AI Combatants and Strongholds: Test your skills by attempting to conquer a Stronghold, featuring a high density of AI combatants ready to defend the loot within. 
  • DMZ: Compete in an all new sandbox experience launching alongside Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0. Stay tuned for more info.

Pre-Order Bonus Goodies

Players who will pre-order the digital edition of Modern Warfare II will be able to get the early Campaign access up to a week before the full game gets released on October 28, 2022. There are also other pre-order benefits, which can be seen below:

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

Pre-order the Vault Edition to get the previously listed rewards plus these:

  • Red Team 141: Four playable Multiplayer Operators — Ghost, Farah, Price, and Soap — available during the Open Beta.
  • FJX Cinder Weapon Vault: 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 apply to the current season.
  • Ghost Legacy Pack: 20+ free items celebrating the Task Force 141 icon, for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019) and Call of Duty: Warzone.

Exclusive PlayStation Pre-Order Oni Operator Pack

PlayStation owners will be glad to know that there is a PlayStation exclusive DLC called the Oni Operator Pack for pre-ordering the game. This includes the unique Oni Operator together with an exclusive Weapon Blueprint for use in Modern Warfare II and Warzone 2.0.

Hiro “Oni” Watanabe is a warrior and gun-for-hire who descended from a centuries-old samurai clan. Torn between country and family, he honors the code of the samurai while fighting to clear his disgraced family name. This additional Operator also brings with him a high-level Weapon Blueprint. 

Open Beta Early Access

Modern Warfare II Multiplayer Open Beta will be available for PS4 and PS5 players who pre-order the game. They are given early access to the Beta starting September 16, 2022 at 10 AM PT.

Call of Duty Modern Warfare II launches on October 28, 2022. It will be available on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.