With a hot new trailer teasing a fresh take on the series, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has suddenly jumped up on every shooter fan’s must-have list. Here’s what we know so far about the reimagining of the iconic franchise.


Single-player follows the character of Farah Karim, an Arab female rebel, in a story that there’s just no way they can pull off tastefully.

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Adjustable grimness setting allows players to choose just how harrowing they want the experience to be.

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Finally lets gamers play as the Vietnam War Memorial.


Tactfully questions the ethics of war by having your character frown after every triple kill.

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Cross-play support between PC and the LG Stainless Steel 2.0 Microwave.


Introduces dozens of new, insignificant errors relating to rank insignia and weapon specs for the most insufferable online fans to dissect ad nauseam.

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Focuses on the toll of military violence by having every person you kill talk about their thwarted dreams of opening a submarine sandwich shop.

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Will be released both in standalone edition and as a 700-page satirical novel exploring inherent absurdity of warfare.

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Completely new game engine will create the most convincing impression yet that this isn’t basically just the same military shooter you’ve been playing for the last decade and a half.

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