Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 was officially revealed in June with a ton of details regarding the campaign narrative and new gameplay mechanics, but details are still scarce on the game’s multiplayer modes. members of the NFL’s Los Angeles Rams team have taken the time to play around with the game, leaking footage that appears to confirm Modern Warfare 2’s DMZ mode.
LA Rams kicker Cameron Dicker shared an image of the Modern Warfare 2 menu on Instagram. Dicker added a caption to the image that read, “Having fun on the new Call of Duty.” Another player posted a slightly blurry photo, saying they were previewing the unreleased game, but the image still clearly says “DMZ” in the upper right corner of the screen.
The images have since been deleted by gamers, but sites like CharlieIntel and modern war zone were quick to capture and tweet their existence.
Call of Duty insiders have long suggested the existence of DMZ, which would be Modern Warfare 2’s extraction-based mode inspired by Escape from Tarkov. Leaks describe DMZ as an open-world mode with a mix of battle royale and survival game elements, and the mode has reportedly been in development for four years.
It’s also been rumored that DMZ could be set for a standalone release in 2023, but Rams players have now seemingly confirmed that the new mode is integrated into the campaign, multiplayer, and Spec Ops modes already confirmed by Infinity Ward.
More details are expected to arrive this weekend, as the Call of Duty League announced the members of Infinity Ward will share new information during Vanguard’s Call of Duty League Championship on August 7. Viewers will also have the opportunity to score Modern Warfare 2 beta codes during Sunday’s Championship Match.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is set to release on October 28, and here we highlight everything we know about Modern Warfare 2 so far. We also have all the details for the Warzone sequel coming later this year.
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