Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II brings a lot of new changes to Call of Duty, and you can check them out in the open beta. In this video, we’re going to dive into what’s new with movement, perks, gadgets and grenades, weapon customization, third-person mode, and quality of life.
Overall, Infinity Ward has delivered a fantastic map layout with multiple lanes and climbing routes. To get through those gaps quickly, it’s time you learned about what you can and can’t dive with dolphins and how hanging on the wall and peeking works. Spoilers, you can even shoot over the walls while hanging.
Perks have had an overhaul and now come in packs, meaning players don’t have to choose between specialists and killstreaks like they did in Modern Warfare 2019. We’ve got some recommended builds so you can quickly revive and respawn. lethal and tactical items.
In the territory of gadgets and grenades, it’s time you learned how to use piercing charges, which can pierce through floors, ceilings, and walls. We’ll take a look at shock sticks and their uses for building space and preventing enemies from pushing you. We’ll also take a look at gadgets seemingly inspired by Rainbow Six Siege, like cameras and mobile barricades. Then we’ll play with the hilarious and perhaps not very useful decoy doll, which still has a few surprises you may not have known about.
Weapons and progression have been revamped for better or worse and the Gunsmith menu now sees players unlock categories of attachments and weapons with the ability to swap receivers and make Franken-guns. Although this system allows for more variety and less time to unlock attachments for each weapon, it also comes with confusing menus, so we’ll explain how it works. For example, you may need to kill with a Battle Rifle to get a Machine Gun. We can also show you how to create standard cargo classes to unlock the Lachmann-556 until it is repaired.
Finally, we’ll take a look at the new quality of life changes, like a FOV slider on base consoles, as well as fantastic and varied attention to detail in character animations. The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 beta runs from September 22-23 on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PS5, and PC for players who pre-order the game, and then for everyone from September 24-23. September 26. The open beta period should finally include Battle Maps with modes like Ground War. Modern Warfare 2 launches on October 28 and Warzone 2.0 launches on November 16.