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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare gets a Launch Gameplay Trailer

We are just a couple of weeks away from the latest Call of Duty being unleashed into the world. And the confusingly titled Modern Warfare (confusing in that we’ve already had a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare) has just got a new trailer. To continue the theme of confusion, this new trailer is called a “Launch Gameplay Trailer”. Just a couple of issues with this. First of all, as I said earlier, we are 18 days away from the game launching. Secondly, a far more pressing is the distinct lack of gameplay in the trailer. This seems to be becoming a trend after the Ghost Recon Breakpoint gameplay trailer that didn’t feature any actual gameplay. I think you could make more of an argument for a couple of seconds of this Call of Duty trailer being actual gameplay. However, most of it has to be in-game cutscenes.

Disregarding the ambiguous title of the new video, this does do a good job of building hype towards the game. It’s great to see Captain Price make a return. Add to that the improved visual fidelity (an area Call of Duty has never been a slouch in) and this certainly gets me back on board the Call of Duty train. You can make your own mind up by watching the trailer below –

The stakes have never been higher as players take on the role of lethal Tier One operators in a heart-racing saga that will affect the global balance of power. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare engulfs fans in an incredibly raw, gritty, provocative narrative that brings unrivaled intensity and shines a light on the changing nature of modern war. Developed by the studio that started it all, Infinity Ward delivers an epic reimagining of the iconic Modern Warfare series from the ground up.
In the visceral and dramatic single-player story campaign, Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® pushes boundaries and breaks rules the way only Modern Warfare® can. Players will engage in breathtaking covert operations alongside a diverse cast of international special forces throughout iconic European cities and volatile expanses of the Middle East.
And the story doesn’t end there.
In Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare®, players will be thrust into an immersive narrative spanning the entire game.  Experience the ultimate online playground with classic multiplayer, or squad-up and play cooperatively in a collection of elite operations accessible to all skill levels.

What’s your take on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare? Are you glad to see the return of Captain Price? Share your thoughts in the comments section below

Steve Clist
Joint Editor-in-Chief at our sister site XboxEnthusiast, Steve also has a serious love for Nintendo. His first console was an N64 and it was love at first sight. He may specialise in racing games but will give anything a shot. He's also a serious guitar player and musician. Basically, Steve rocks. Need we say more?

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