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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare: Captain Price returns in this reimagined classic

Everything you need to know about 16th reincarnation of the game

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare: Captain Price returns in this reimagined classic
Holly Pyne
25 October 2019

If you’re one of the unlucky ones who actually has to be at work today, and while your friends are at home playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, don’t worry because we’ve summed up everything you have to look forward to when you get home.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is finally here: PS4, Xbox One - and it obviously immediately crashed the servers - but it seems to be back up and running now and the game sure is a serious reset for one of the world’s best-selling franchises.

Activision are calling it more of a “soft reboot” of the 2007 game, as they do away with the zombies and futuristic gadgets to return to a more realistic, modern-day setting.

This time, the story revolves around recovering chemical weapons from the fictional Middle Eastern country of Urzikistan.

However, players will also be transported to the more familiar streets on London, as they control Metropolitan Police Sergeant Kyle Garrick in the hopes of uncovering a terrorist cell.

As you can imagine from that storyline, developers have confirmed that the game will be “heavy on troubling, realistic emotional moments”. Many have even compared it to that controversial 'No Russian' mission in Modern Warfare 2 - so, don't say you weren't warned.

One of Modern Warfare’s original characters - Captain John Price - will also make a return. Though he’ll now be voiced by Barry Sloane, rather than Billy Murray.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare: Captain Price returns in this reimagined classic

And, it’s not only the voice that has changed, as the character has also been rebooted so all his background from the previous games will be ignored.

If that wasn’t enough, Modern Warfare will support cross-platform play between Xbox One, PS4 and PC for the first time in the franchise’s history. This means whatever console your friends have, you can all still play together in all multiplayer modes - which is pretty darn exciting.

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