Modern Warfare Remastered gets more maps and modes


Date
12/13/2016
Source
Activision
Summary
Six new maps, two gameplay modes, and other updates were released for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered today.

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The six remaining original Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare maps are now available in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered, bringing the total to 16 multiplayer maps. Not only that, but Gun Game and Hardpoint are also being added to the playlists, giving players even more action this holiday. Joining the fray along with those two modes today are:

 · Bloc: Large Russian apartment bloc. Intense Domination matches.
 · Countdown: Open launch pad. Huge sight lines and dangerous maneuvering.
 · Pipeline: Russian trainyard. Excellent team games.
 · Showdown: Small desert arena. Great fast gameplay for small numbers of players.
 · Strike: Large urban desert town. Excellent team games.
 · Wet Work: Medium-large cargo ship. Fast-paced Search and Destroy matches.

And as a bonus we're adding a fan-favorite to the mix, and it has some goodies waiting for you to unwrap.
 · Winter Crash: Dark and snowy holiday-themed Crash. Beware the airstrikes...

The original Winter Crash was PC only, so this marks the console debut for what we hope becomes a holiday classic. You'll also find that elves have created two special weapon camos that are particularly holiday-rific: Gift Wrap and Ugly Sweater. You can unlock these for each weapon class by completing challenges on Winter Crash, and be sure to search the map to find plenty of Easter Christmas eggs.

Along with the holiday camos, there are a ton of new personalization items available in Modern Warfare Remastered starting today. Dubbed ‘Operation Arctic Wolf,' this loot drop features weapon camos, reticles, combat uniforms, emblems, calling cards, and more, including brand-new characters, which will also bring women in uniform to the fight in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare for the first time.

Raven Software has been hard at work on both Modern Warfare Remastered and this new content, and had this to say about the new content: "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered is a game we want players to be engaged in for a long time. We're excited to support this great game with new content, beginning today with a ton of new customization items that allow for a level of personalization that wasn't possible in the original release in 2007. Personalization is a big part of Call of Duty and something we've done in the series for a while now that fans really enjoy. But of course, we've done it very carefully as our highest priority is to retain the balance, aesthetics and player silhouettes in the game.

Today's batch includes animated calling cards, emblems, camos, character personalization items, weapon customization pieces, and even new melee weapons. You can craft them with our crafting currency called Parts, or obtain them through supply drops. The choice is yours, so earn as you deem fit. You can also grind your way through to everything.

We can't wait to see the new content in the wild, and we'll be monitoring and listening to the community to hear what they'll want to see next. So, we hope everyone enjoys adding their personal touch and customizing their experience in this game we all love so much."

We're excited for players to experience all this new content. So what are you waiting for? Grab a controller and we'll see you in Winter Crash! #TisTheSeason


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