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Call of Duty 2019 reveal date leaked?

Published: 24/May/2019 16:58 Updated: 28/May/2019 8:35

by Paul Cot

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The anticipation for the Call of Duty 2019 game is reaching fever-pitch, especially since a new leak has supposedly announced the reveal date.

Reveal date leaked

Murmurings of an imminent announcement took the CoD community by storm last night (May 23) with rumors of a same day reveal. After these proved to be false, many then thought May 24 would be the reveal day.

Apparently both of these dates are incorrect as Gaming INTEL has now leaked that May 30 will be the reveal date of Call of Duty 2019. Their anonymous source appears to have correctly predicted that the game wouldn’t be called Modern Warfare 4 as universally thought.

SWIFTNLIt appears the strong rumors of the Modern Warfare 4 title isn’t true…

The logic behind the claimed May 24 reveal date by many in the CoD community came as a result of looking at the reveals of past Modern Warfare games.

Call of Duty: MW2 was revealed on May 22, 2009 and MW3 on May 23, 2011. Therefore, a May 24 reveal date seemed more than plausible.

Infinity WardThe Call of Duty Modern Warfare series is arguably fans most favorite…

Not MW4

Reports surfaced earlier today (May 24) that the next Call of Duty game would not be titled Modern Warfare 4. After months of reports suggesting it would be, it had been assumed by many that it would be.

Instead, and somewhat confusingly to some, the game will simply be called Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. Most CoD fans will question this saying that there has already been a Call of Duty game called this.

However, the first title for the first Modern Warfare game was actually Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. As a result the removal of the “4” in the latest title makes it officially a different name.

Whether players continue to refer to the game as Modern Warfare 4 or MW4 for the sake of clarity, and perhaps habit, remains to be seen.

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Black Ops Cold War already set new Call of Duty player record in the Beta

Published: 23/Oct/2020 6:20

by Brad Norton

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The Call of Duty franchise is showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon as Treyarch’s recent Black Ops Cold War Beta went above expectations and shattered records.

Ever since the release of the first CoD title in 2003, the franchise has only continued to grow. Year after year more players hop on board to see what the latest title has in store. Whether fans gravitate towards single-player campaigns, cooperative experiences, or classic multiplayer competition, there’s something for everyone.

2020 is shaping up to be no different as Treyarch is firing on all cylinders for the Black Ops Cold War release. Everything from Zombies to Warzone will be on offer and it’s already clear that the community is hungry for it all.

After an impressive Alpha test on the PlayStation 4 that became the biggest in franchise history, that record has once again been broken. This time, by the Black Ops Cold War Beta that followed just weeks later.

Having kicked off exclusively for PS4 users on October 8 before jumping to all platforms on October 15, the Black Ops Cold War Beta was played by a staggering number of people. In fact, it was “the most downloaded [Beta] in Call of Duty history,” the developers revealed on October 23.

No exact figures were revealed for the history Beta. Though it being publicly available across Xbox One, PS4, and PC over the final days was sure to have helped boost the figures.

Not only is this a hugely positive sign before the launch of Black Ops Cold War, but it continues a trend from previous iterations. 2019’s Modern Warfare also broke records with its early access Beta period. 

Last year’s records also didn’t come with any specific numbers, though Activision assured the Modern Warfare Beta attracted more players than ever before.

Also of note, those players logged more hours played than any Beta in franchise history. It’s now clear that Black Ops Cold War has been yet another step up in terms of early engagement.

Black Ops Cold War gameplay
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The Black Ops Cold War Beta was live across Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.

It’s obviously too early to tell just how this might indicate sales for the release come November 13. However, to get into the Beta early, a majority of players needed to preorder on their platform of choice. So that’s certainly a good sign just weeks out from launch.

2019’s Modern Warfare topped over $600 million in sales across its first three days on the market. That instantly made it the highest-selling CoD of the generation. Though Black Ops Cold War could be on track to go even further this year.