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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 beta info, editions, and pre-order bonuses leaked by dataminers

Another year, another Call of Duty leak. Information on an open beta, game editions, and pre-order bonuses for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has reportedly leaked. Apparently, the information comes from Vanguard files pertaining to the Season 3 Reloaded update found by dataminers (thanks, CharlieIntel) According to what was found, like previous Call of Duty betas, PS4 and PS5 players will be granted early access to the open beta first. This will likely be the last year of PlayStation exclusivity should the deal between Microsoft and Activision go through. Three game editions were also revealed in the datamine. There’s…

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 release date set for October 28

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Task Force 141 is on the way. Activision and Infinity Ward have announced an October 28 release date for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. Along with the news of the date, some artwork showing some of the Operators has been released. Featuring 90,000 square feet of visible-from-space iconography, the next chapter in the franchise stars Team leader Captain John Price, Sergeant Kyle “Gaz” Garrick, Sergeant “Soap” MacTavish, lone-wolf Simon “Ghost” Riley, and Colonel Alejandro Vargas of the Mexican Special…

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Gaming Gets Its First Union At A Major U.S. Studio

Despite months of negative talking points by Call of Duty publisher Activision Blizzard, quality assurance staff at its Raven Software studio voted to unionize Monday, becoming the first union at a big studio in the U.S. The successful vote comes with talk of labor organizing picking up across the gaming industry as developers call for better pay, job security, and corporate accountability.

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Call of Duty: Vanguard multiplayer is free to play now through May 24

Access all maps and modes, including the new Mayhem Multiplayer map, Arms Race, Ship Haus, and more. If you haven’t jumped into Call of Duty: Vanguard multiplayer, you can do so from today through May 24. During this time you will have access to over 20 maps and 10 modes including the new Mayhem Multiplayer map, Arms Race, Ship Haus, and others. In Mayhem, you get to stomp around a 1950s monster movie set on this new map. Despite its tiny layout, you’ll feel large as you battle through a small-scale replica of a metropolis. You will fight around skyscrapers…

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Infinity Ward confirms what everyone knew: this year’s Call of Duty is Modern Warfare 2

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Well, at least now it’s official: Infinity Ward is working on Modern Warfare 2 for a 2022 release date. Infinity Ward has finally revealed the first official logo for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. Continuing the odd naming convention that takes past relesaes wholesale, Infinity Ward has confirmed that it’s working on a sequel to 2019’s Modern Warfare reboot (not a remake of 2009’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2). We have the logo – which you can see…

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Sheffield to host UK’s first CoD LAN since the pandemic, with Irish org Katana Gaming taking part

Tournament organiser the ACCL is hosting a VibePay Spring Invitational in Sheffield from May 7th and 8th 2022. It’s billed as the first CoD LAN in the UK since the start of the pandemic. This will take place at the Lava Esports centre located at 2 Rockingham Street, S1 4LZ, and it will feature a £3,000 prize pool. ACCL announced the LAN tournament on Twitter last month, and one team organisation recently sent us additional details on the event. Continue reading Sheffield to host UK’s first CoD LAN since the pandemic, with Irish org Katana Gaming taking part

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New owners announced for London Royal Ravens and Rogue: ‘We are beginning the next chapter in our evolution into the metaverse’

ReKTGlobal, the parent company of esports teams such as Call of Duty side London Royal Ravens and LEC champions Rogue, has been acquired in a deal worth around half a billion dollars. Infinite Reality, a company focused on the metaverse and born out of a merger between Display Social, Thunder Studios and Infinite Metaverse, announced it has entered into a merger agreement to acquire ReKTGlobal. The deal is worth $470m in stock, based on an equity valuation for Infinite Reality of $2bn, for a combined post-close valuation of $2.47bn.  Continue reading New owners announced for London Royal Ravens and Rogue: ‘We…

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Jukeyz wins Delirium and Tim the Tatman Warzone tournaments, announces ‘See Me in NA’ gaming tour to face US’ best in duos wagers

UK Call of Duty Warzone star, Red Bull athlete and London Royal Ravens streamer, Liam ‘Jukeyz’ James, is on fire right now. He’s performed well in several Warzone tournaments and has just announced a tour of the US, where he will be playing duos and producing content. First up, he won the $1,600 Rebirth Customs tournament hosted by UK esports organisation Delirium, as well as host and model Mina Mendes and events organisation Collateral. Continue reading Jukeyz wins Delirium and Tim the Tatman Warzone tournaments, announces ‘See Me in NA’ gaming tour to face US’ best in duos wagers

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Call Of Duty Cheating Accusations Lead To Controversial ‘Hacking Exam’

Before YouTuber IShowSpeed was put under the spotlight for his toxicity, Jake Lucky, an esports commentator and the person responsible for highlighting Speed’s behavior, was also under public scrutiny. Lucky, who tried to exonerate an alleged Call of Duty: Warzone hacker with a lie detector test, was criticized for refusing to share the results, leading folks to question the legitimacy of Lucky’s larger digital media brand, Full Squad Gaming.

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Two competitive titles top list of UK’s best-selling video game franchises since 1995

Brand new analysis from data company GfK has revealed the UK’s top 30 best-selling video game franchises since 1995. And the top two have a presence on the esports stage worldwide. Ranked in order of revenue generated, the top-grossing game is FIFA, followed by Call of Duty, and then the Mario series. Grand Theft Auto and Lego round out the top five. In total, the top 30 titles have earned over £26bn in the last 27 years. Continue reading Two competitive titles top list of UK’s best-selling video game franchises since 1995

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Big Chill Kings Cross bar announces new esports nights, with guests able to watch CSGO, Dota 2, Rocket League and CoD

London bar venue Big Chill has announced Cooldown Nights, a new weekly esports event in partnership with viewing party company Cooldown. From Sunday to Wednesday, Big Chill Kings Cross will become a destination for esports games, tournaments and gaming, with esports action broadcast on a big screen projector. Big Chill’s Cooldown will be showing several major tournaments in the coming months, including: • CSGO ESL Pro League Season 15: March 9th to April 10th• Dota 2 DPC WEU Tour 2 Division 1: March 15th to April 20th • RLCS 2021-2022 Inter Split Major: March 23rd to 27th • Call of…

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Call of Duty: Warzone is being developed for mobile

The project has various job openings available. Activision has announced it is developing Call of Duty: Warzone for mobile. According to a job listing, the company is putting together a team to develop a “AAA mobile experience that will bring the thrilling, fluid and large-scale action of Call of Duty: Warzone to players on the go.” The company is looking to fill various positions for this “ambitious mission” to bring the “large-scale, battle royale experience” to mobile. Open positions range from production to engineering, design, art, marketing, and more across multiple internal studios including Solid State Studios, Beenox, Digital Legends,…

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London Royal Ravens reach top three at CoD League 2022 Major One

London Royal Ravens, the UK franchise team in the Call of Duty (CoD) League, have topped off a great start to 2022 with a top-three finish in the year’s first major. The CoD League Major One was hosted by Optic Texas and took place at Esports Stadium Arlington on the weekend. The Ravens beat the likes of the LA Guerrillas and Toronto Ultra to reach the upper bracket final, where they fell 3-1 to home team and eventual winners Optic Texas. Continue reading London Royal Ravens reach top three at CoD League 2022 Major One

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Toronto Ultra CoD Challengers teams including all-UK roster qualify for Elite Stage 2 following partnership between Team Singularity and Mad Lions’ parent company

Danish esports org Team Singularity, who have a team in the UK/Nordics League of Legends NLC, are fielding Toronto Ultra Call of Duty Challengers teams. These teams have got off to a strong start and qualified for Stage 2 Challengers in their regions. ULTRA Academy EU Qualified for S2. ✅ ULTRA Academy NA Qualified for S2. ✅ GGWP. Successful day. 🤝💚💜#SNGARMY | #StrengthInTheNorth | @TorontoUltra — Team Singularity (@SNG_Esports) February 26, 2022 The news comes following a partnership with OverActive Media, the parent company of LEC team Mad Lions. Continue reading Toronto Ultra CoD Challengers teams including all-UK roster qualify…

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2023 won’t get a new main Call Of Duty, report claims

Call Of Duty launching a new sequel every year is a tradition older than the CoD players who tell me they’ve had sex with my mother. But this tradition may break next year, according to an unconfirmed report. Supposedly Activision have delayed next year’s game, leaving 2023 without a shiny new main series game. That doesn’t mean 2023 won’t have any new CoD, mind. Read more