An official trailer for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has finally been released, giving us a brief first look at what we can expect from the game ahead of its release later this year.

At less than two minutes long, the trailer isn't as detailed as the action and great music, but it does show Task Force 141 back in action, with some familiar faces including Captain John Price, Sergeant Kyle "Gaz" . Garrick and Lt. Simon "Ghost" Riley return.

You can learn more from the game's Steam page (opens in a new tab), yes, you read that right, which says that Modern Warfare 2 "plunges players into an unprecedented global conflict featuring the return of iconic Operators." From Force 141 Force From small-scale, high-stakes tactical covert operations to highly classified missions, players will deploy alongside their friends in a truly immersive experience.

Infinity Ward promises "next-gen gameplay, with completely new weapon handling, an advanced AI system, a new gunsmith, and a host of other gameplay and graphical innovations that elevate the franchise to new heights." .

Along with gameplay details, the trailer also confirms that those who pre-order Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 will receive early access to the game's open beta. The date of this beta version has not been confirmed, which will be revealed "in the coming weeks". according to Activision (opens in a new tab), and the trailer also doesn't address recent reports (via VGC (opens in a new tab)) that the beta may launch on Playstation first.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 will be released on October 28, 2022 on a variety of platforms including PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC. For PC gamers, it will be available on and, now we know, Steam.

Analysis: When will we know more?

So Activision and Infinity Ward have whetted our appetite for a new Call of Duty adventure with this trailer, but when will we see more? In fact, very soon. Coming soon. Morning. Not as good as "now", but better than "in two days".

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has been confirmed to appear at the opening night of Summer Game Fest on June 9. It will be a "first game level in the world", which suggests focusing on the game's campaign.

Experience @CallofDuty's world premiere #ModernWarfare2 level of gameplay during #SummerGameFest on June 9 at 11am PT/2pm ET/6pm GMT. Stream live at and also live @IMAX in select cities, June 23, 2022

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The Summer Game Fest live showcase takes place on June 9 at 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT / 7 p.m. between an hour and a half and two hours.


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