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The only thing that can bring down Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is the microtransaction system

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As we have made it through the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Multiplayer Reveal, this game does have the most content and variety of content in it at launch that Call of Duty has not seen in a few years.

The reveal on August 1 showcased that Infinity Ward is bringing the new 2v2 Gunfight experience, standard 6v6 mode, a new 10v10 mode, a 20v20 large map mode, and Ground War with more than 100 players.

There is a mode for anyone to play for those who want to experience different player counts, different map styles, and more in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.

Activision confirmed that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will not have a Season Pass, and all post launch maps will be free for everyone. This is the first time in Call of Duty history that post launch DLC Maps will not be a paid thing.

The Season Pass in Call of Duty started in 2011 with Call of Duty: Elite with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, and since then, there has always been a $50 Season Pass included with the game. Majority of the gaming industry had moved on from paid DLC a few years ago, but Activision decided to live in the past up until this year.

And, the company has confirmed that there will be Cross-Play in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, bringing together PS4, Xbox One, and PC players together so that all players can join into any lobby and play with any Call of Duty: Modern Warfare player.

All of the above sounds incredible. Call of Duty offering a variety of ways to play the game; Activision eliminating the Season Pass; and Cross Play support.

There’s one thing that can completely bring down this year’s Call of Duty game: the microtransaction system.

Call of Duty has had a rough history with the microtransaction system. Microtransactions, MTX for short, were introduced to Call of Duty with Black Ops 2 with the ability to buy camos and items separately. With Advanced Warfare, Activision introduced the ability to buy Supply Drops, one of the most controversial MTX systems in the gaming industry today.

Infinity Ward games, however, have usually had a fair MTX system overall. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare did feature Supply Drops and stat changing weapon variants, but the studio did allow new weapons to be unlocked via challenges and the Season Pass. Infinity Ward also had Collections and ways to break down items to earn credits to continue to build other variants.

But, many fans are worried about what Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will have as this year’s game, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, has had one of the worst systems that Call of Duty has ever seen. Back in May, Activision executives said that they were “testing” out new MTX systems in Black Ops 4 for the “the current game” and the “future” which led many players to wonder if Black Ops 4’s system would come into Modern Warfare.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 has one of the worst systems that Call of Duty has ever seen before: weapons locked behind loot boxes, $30 hammers, camos locked in the shop only, and systems that makes it seem like it’s a free to play game, versus a $60 game with $50 Season Pass.

The MTX system is the one thing that can bring down Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. Modern Warfare seems to be one of the most content rich Call of Duty game the franchise has seen in years; multiple different play-style modes, maps designed for each of the modes, a full campaign, and a Spec-Ops mode.

How Activision determines the MTX system in Modern Warfare will determine how the next year goes, and we hope that the company has learned from their mistakes to make a better game for the fans.

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‘More content’ coming to Modern Warfare as Season 6 ends

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While November 23 marks the end of the Season 6 Battle Pass in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, fans have been wondering about new content for the title.

There has been no official news on what’s next in terms of content for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare after Warzone’s integration with Black Ops Cold War.

The confirmation we have so far is that Modern Warfare will receive a new progression system to match the new system in Black Ops Cold War starting on December 10. Fans can learn more about the Progression system in a detailed blog post.

Now, an Infinity Ward developer has confirmed on Twitter that there is more content planned for Modern Warfare. He says that he’s not aware of the ‘official name’ of the new content, but more is coming.

It’s not clear at this time what the new content will be for Modern Warfare. Modern Warfare continues to be a very popular Call of Duty game, selling over 30 million copies in its first year. Activision has not outlined future plans for the game itself.

Season 6’s Battle Pass officially ended in Modern Warfare & Warzone on November 23. The pass reset timer says 0seconds left.

Warzone will officially be tied to Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’s system starting on December 10 with a new Classified Experience. Players playing Modern Warfare MP can continue to level up their overall player rank and access the Seasonal Prestige system. They can also contribute toward’s ranking up the Black Ops Cold War & Warzone Battle Pass, but content unlocked is only usable in Black Ops cold War & Warzone.

We’ll keep you updated as more information is announced.

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How Modern Warfare progression will change after Season 6

Modern Warfare will integrate with Cold War in December. Here’s how that will work.

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Season 6 of Modern Warfare ends on November 23, so what’s next for the title after integration with Black Ops Cold War?

Season 6 appears to be the final season of Modern Warfare. With the launch of Black Ops: Cold War, the focus has been shifted to the new title and Warzone.

It’s not the end of Modern Warfare, however. Season 6 ends on November 23. After that, fans will have to wait until December 10, when Modern Warfare and Warzone integrate with Black Ops Cold War.

This integration will bring a new progression system to the game. Read on to find out how the new progression system works and what’s next for Modern Warfare.

Modern Warfare progression

On December 10, progression will become unified between Black Ops Cold War, Modern Warfare, and Warzone. This means that you’ll now have one rank for all three titles. No matter which game you’re playing, you will rank up on all of them.

This new progression system combines Modern Warfare’s seasonal progression with the classic Prestige system. Every season, once you hit the maximum season level, you will begin your Prestige levels. Season levels will reset every Season, but your progress will resume from the highest Prestige you achieved in the previous Season. 

Your current level on Modern Warfare will be scrapped once integration begins. Your Black Ops Cold War rank will now become your rank on Modern Warfare. As you play either Cold War, Warzone, or Modern Warfare, your rank will increase.

Future of Modern Warfare

usually, once a new Call of Duty launches, the population of the previous game begins to dwindle. The majority of players move onto the new game, and only a hardcore few remain on the previous title.

Unified progression might change this. With Warzone being the connecting mode between Modern Warfare and Black Ops Cold War, weapons from both titles can be used in Warzone.

Warzone is free-to-play and allows players to use weapons from both games, even if they don’t own them. Leveling up weapons and unlocking camos is much easier in multiplayer, so players may return to Modern Warfare’s multiplayer to get attachments for use in Warzone.

Although Black Ops Cold War has released, it’s certainly not the end for Modern Warfare.

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Black Ops Cold War UK opening week sales lower than Modern Warfare

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The first full week data from the UK on Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War sales are out, and the numbers are not as high as 2019’s sales.

The UK game charts, via GamesIndustry, reveals that Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’s digital downloads were up 39% over Modern Warfare’s 2019 opening.

However, the game’s physical sales were down almost 64% compared to Modern Warfare.

The first week UK charts saw Assassins Creed Valhalla debut at #1 in terms of physical game sales. Some report that this is due to Black Ops Cold War’s digital purchase incentives, and that the game’s physical edition was not available in certain retailers.

Combining the digital and physical sales from launch week, Black Ops Cold War debuts at #1 in the UK charts. But the game’s overall sales didn’t match Modern Warfare’s opening week in the UK.

Data shows the game’s first week sales are down 16% compared to Modern Warfare. Modern Warfare is one of the best selling Call of Duty games of all time. The game’s opening weekend in October 2019 saw $600 million in revenue. The title has gone on to sold well over 30 million copies to date.

And it’s become clear that Warzone’s success could’ve impacted sales for the new titles. Warzone’s integration with Black Ops Cold War is set for December 10. It could be that after the integration, Activision will see higher premium upgrades from players interested in the entire game’s experience.

Activision has not released opening week data for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War. The company only has said that the game’s day one digital sales were the ‘highest’ in franchise history.

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