A new rumor claims to reveal the name of the 2022 Call of Duty title, which is set to be a sequel to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2019.
The new rumor, from leaker Tom Henderson, states that the name of the 2022 Call of Duty game will be ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II.’
This information lines up with what CharlieIntel has also heard about the 2022 Call of Duty game, although we’d caution that Activision can change the name at any point leading to the reveal.
The 2022 Call of Duty title from Infinity Ward is set to be a sequel to Modern Warfare 2019 and feature a story that focuses on the Colombian drug cartels.
The game is currently codenamed Project Cortez, according to leaked NVIDIA files.
Infinity Ward’s last title, Modern Warfare 2019, has gone on to become the most successful Call of Duty game of all time. It was the title that also introduced the free to play Warzone experience.
Infinity Ward recently announced the opening of a new studio in Austin, Texas to compliment their California, Poland, and Mexico offices.
Official information on the Call of Duty 2022 title is very sparse and not official announcement is to be expected until late Summer 2022.
The next Call of Duty game is set to be Call of Duty: Vanguard from Sledgehammer Games, releasing on Friday, November 5. Vanguard includes a WWII-based campaign, multiplayer, and Zombies experience.
Modern Warfare 2 leaker claims five fan-favorite maps will return in CoD 2022
A fresh leak has hinted at five potential fan-favorite maps that players will be able to see in the rumored CoD 2022 Modern Warfare 2 title.
A CoD leaker has outed five fan-favorite maps that players can expect to see in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, the 2022 sequel to 2019’s reboot of the franchise.
Leaks and leakers are commonplace in 2021 with people able to get their hands on classified information a lot more easily than in years gone. This is why it’s no surprise to see a leak regarding Modern Warfare 2’s maps.
A leak suggests that Activision is set to carry on its trend from recent years by giving older maps a fresh coat of paint by remastering them for Modern Warfare 2.
The leak in question comes from Twitter user @RalphsValve, and they have listed several of the franchise’s most famous maps that will be returning.
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In a Tweet, they have leaked the following maps for the alleged Modern Warfare 2 sequel:
Favela was a great tight-knit map that had players battling in enclosed areas and hopping through doors and windows. Terminal is regarded as an all-time CoD map great due to how balanced and interesting the map is – plus that sniping window.
Highrise led to tons of 360, no-scope montages and birthed several world-famous CoD clans and Shipment seems to be the new Nuketown as it’s in a lot of games now – even Vanguard.
Finally, Quarry perhaps hasn’t received as much attention or love, but made for some tricky games, especially Search & Destroy, as players battled with its verticality and the construction blocks.
Again, this is a leak, so this information may not turn out to be 100% true, especially at this early stage in the Call of Duty 2022 discussion.
For more rumors and discussion about 2022’s Modern Warfare 2, check out its supposed Warzone map featuring classic POIs.
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2022’s Modern Warfare 2 to release new Warzone map with classic POIs
Call of Duty 2022 is rumored to have a new Warzone map, alongside a new third mode that is similar to Battlefield 2042’s Hazard Zone.
A new report claims to shed some new details on what to expect from Infinity Ward’s next title set to release in 2022, including first details on the potential new Warzone map for the game.
According to a report from Tom Henderson, shared via VGC News, Call of Duty 2022 will include a new Warzone map that will launch soon after the game, similar to Vanguard x Warzone’s integration.
Call of Duty 2022 is set to be called Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II, being a direct sequel to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2019.
Per this new report in VGC News, the new Warzone map in development for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II will feature classic Modern Warfare 2 (2009) locations, including an expanded version of Favela, along with other classic maps from the game, like Afghan, Terminal, Quarry, and more.
These classic maps and areas will be stitched together to form the new Warzone map for Modern Warfare II.
Activision declined to comment on the report. No official information on Call of Duty 2022 is expected until mid Summer 2022.
Call of Duty: Warzone’s second massive map will be Caldera, launching on December 3, 2021 as part of the game’s integration with Call of Duty: Vanguard. This will be the first massive new map update for Warzone since its original launch back in March 2020.
The report from VGC also states that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II could feature a new third mode that is similar to Battlefield 2042’s Hazard Zone. Hazard Zone mode in Battlefield 2042 featured a mix of Escape From Tarkov, along with some Battle Royale elements, into a singular mode.
The campaign for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II will be a sequel to Modern Warfare 2019 and feature Task Force 141 taking on Colombian Drug Cartels.
CharlieIntel cannot confirm these above details in regards to the Warzone’s map locales, but we’ve been able to confirm the game will be a sequel to Modern Warfare 2019.
As always, we will update as more information on Call of Duty 2022 comes to light.
Image Credits: Activision / from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2009)
Call of Duty 2022 to be Modern Warfare sequel, alleged campaign plot revealed
After an initial NVIDIA leak, VGC has said that the next CoD title will be Modern Warfare 2 and have confirmed initial campaign details.
Call of Duty’s 2022 title, reportedly known internally as Project Cortez, is expected to be a sequel to 2019’s Modern Warfare according to new reports from leakers.
Individuals on Reddit and Medium blog noticed a back-end server opening into NVIDIA’s GeForce technology site that allowed users to see hundreds of games that are tested out on their servers.
The list included many already announced and revealed games, but also included a variety of unannounced games. Many of the unannounced games were listed as just the internal developer name rather than an official name.
The full list from the NVIDIA leak is available here. NVIDIA confirmed in a follow-up statement that the leaked games were real but stated some were not official game names.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare sequel in 2022?
One of the games on the NVIDIA list is listed as “Project Cortez.” This project is listed as an Activision Blizzard published game with the developer: Infinity Ward.
Project Cortez is most likely the codename for the spiritual successor to 2019’s hugely successful Call of Duty: Modern Warfare from Infinity Ward.
Since the NVIDIA leak has happened, new details on the potential story plot for Call of Duty 2022 have been shared by VGC.
VGC sources claim that “Modern Warfare’s sequel will include a campaign involving US special forces fighting a covert war against Columbian drug cartels.”
The information on the 2022 game being a sequel to Modern Warfare 2019 is also backed up by Tom Henderson, who has shared some accurate Call of Duty leaks in the past.
This information also lines up with what Charlie INTEL has heard about the 2022 game.
The “Cortez” code name has not been used for previous Call of Duty games. Warzone’s code name was Magma, as evident by file names on the Call of Duty site, and Black Ops Cold War’s was Zeus.
Infinity Ward, to no surprise, is most likely the developer of Call of Duty 2022.
Activision has not commented on Infinity Ward’s next project and won’t until mid-2022, at the earliest. We’ll keep you updated with any further developments on the potential sequel.
Also, do check out all the latest news and guides concerning the next CoD title in the franchise – Call of Duty: Vanguard.
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