Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

PC, XB360, PS3 / Action / Release: Nov 8, 2011 / ESRB: RP-M+

advertisement

Latest Videos

EA praises Call of Duty Elite; hopes to trump it

Electronic Arts has made some significant progress in its attempts to capture more of the market share of the first-person shooter. Battlefield 3's piece of the first-person pie jumped eleven percent last year--from 13% to 24%--but the publisher is thinking of ways to up the ante even further. Recognizing the success of Activision's Call of Duty Elite service, EA is determined to get "one step ahead," perhaps by developing a similar service for its own military shooter franchise.

Read more: Praise and future plans »

Comment on this story


Modern Warfare 3 'Overwatch' map available February 21

Modern Warfare 3 'Overwatch' map available February 21

As promised, Call of Duty Elite premium members will be able to download one extra map for Modern Warfare 3 this month. "Overwatch" (pictured above) will be available for Xbox Live Gold members with Elite subscriptions on February 21st.

Read more: One month later for PS3 owners »

Comment on this story


Call of Duty Elite 'Clan Operations' coming soon

Call of Duty Elite 'Clan Operations' coming soon

Beachhead Studio is getting closer to releasing Clan Operations for Call of Duty Elite. The handy Clan organization feature will add competitions with experience and prizes on the line, to give more incentive for using and leveling up with your fellow clan members. It's ultimately aimed at making it easier for Elite users to level up their clans in Modern Warfare 3.

Read more: Features getting 'closer every day' »

Comment on this story


Modern Warfare 3 DLC season begins February 28 on PS3

Modern Warfare 3 DLC season begins February 28 on PS3

Activision has confused quite a number of Call of Duty fans with its tiered release of DLC for Modern Warfare 3. Two add-on maps are already available for the popular online shooter, but only for Call of Duty Elite subscribers on Xbox 360. Non-Elite players and those playing on PC and PS3 have been left out in the cold.

Well, one more piece of the puzzle has been put together. The Piazza and Liberation maps will be available for Call of Duty Elite subscribers on the PS3 starting February 28th.

Read more: How to download the DLC on the PS3 »

Comment on this story


Modern Warfare 3 'season of content' schedule revealed

Modern Warfare 3 'season of content' schedule revealed

Activision promised twenty content drops for Modern Warfare 3 over it's "season of content." One day after the launch of the game's first DLC, the publisher has revealed its year-long DLC release schedule.

While the 20 pieces of content to be released via DLC will largely comprise of maps, additional Spec-Ops missions and game modes are planned for release as well. For example, March's content drop will feature two Spec-Ops missions in addition to an extra map. June's update will introduce a brand new gameplay mode.

Read more: The full schedule for Elite Xbox 360 players »

Comment on this story


How to download Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 DLC today

How to download Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 DLC today

Call of Duty DLC is out today. Usually, a new DLC release is accompanied by a frantic flurry of traffic to Xbox Live's servers. Today, it's accompanied by a bit of confusion. Why? Because the DLC is only available to a select few.

First, you must play Modern Warfare 3 on Xbox 360. Then, you must be a Call of Duty Elite premium member. Next, you must download the content from within the game store, not the Xbox Live Marketplace. Finally, you'll be able to access the content through new Elite-only playlists.

Watch: How to download your DLC »

Comment on this story


Modern Warfare 3 DLC content release schedule revealed

Modern Warfare 3 DLC content release schedule revealed

Call of Duty Elite "premium members" finally have cause to celebrate as Activision has revealed its "nine-month post-release content schedule" for Modern Warfare 3 will begin on January 24.

Xbox Live Gold members that have Elite premium memberships will get first access to the content with the release of two "all-new" multiplayer maps: Liberation and Piazza. Activision says that content will be available on "additional platforms at a later time."

Read more: Content release schedule details »

Comment on this story


Call of Duty Elite available on iOS tomorrow, Android next week

Call of Duty Elite available on iOS tomorrow, Android next week

Over a million people are subscribers to Activision's Call of Duty Elite service. While the service has offered little new as of late, that's about to change tomorrow, with the introduction of Elite's official iOS app.

The mobile version of Elite was originally supposed to launch alongside Elite, but service disruptions led to the delay. The app will allow you to see your career stats, view your performance in recent matches, edit your loadouts, and browse current challenges.

Read more: What about videos? »

Comment on this story


Infinity Ward lawsuit going to trial with EA, Activision, West & Zampella

Infinity Ward lawsuit going to trial with EA, Activision, West & Zampella

The big "he said, the monolithic corporation said" video games kerfuffle of 2010, the fallout from Infinity Ward co-founders Jason West and Vincent Zampella leaving Activision to sign up with Electronic Arts, is indeed going to trial. On Wednesday, a California Superior Court judge denied EA's motion for summary judgement on the complex lawsuit, as well as one from West and Zampella, meaning the big Call of Duty mess will go before a jury next year.

Read more: Call of Duty kerfuffle to continue »

Comment on this story


Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 DLC begins late January

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 DLC begins late January

Of course Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 was going to get its own share of downloadable content. And, if you're paying for Call of Duty Elite on Xbox 360, you can expect the first expansion to arrive in late January.

So what will be on offer? Thankfully, more than what the series has had to offer before. "We're doing more than just maps," Infinity Ward's Robert Bowling said in a promotional video. "We're going to do Spec Ops missions and a variety of things that players have never seen before." Update: The first image of the upcoming DLC showcases a map called "Park."

Read more: First release for Call of Duty Elite subscribers on Xbox 360 »

Comment on this story


Modern Warfare 3 adds 'Drop Zone' mode, community playlists

Modern Warfare 3 adds 'Drop Zone' mode, community playlists

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 received a new update today, adding a game mode and some adjustments to Hardcore modes. The update also brings the recently teased community playlists, so you can begin ranking up in ones vetted by Infinity Ward.

Read more: Drop Zone mode sends regular care packages »

Comment on this story


Modern Warfare 3 adding user-created modes to public playlists

Modern Warfare 3 adding user-created modes to public playlists

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 will begin including player-created game modes to the public playlists "in the coming weeks," according to Infinity Ward's Robert Bowling. These will be slightly modified from the user-created originals, but they're due as a little holiday bonus for fans.

Read more: Modes are 'adapted' and 'polished' »

Comment on this story


Modern Warfare 3 update re-balances weapons

Modern Warfare 3 update re-balances weapons

All versions of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 received an update yesterday, but what did it add?

The latest update addresses a few weapon balancing issues, including fire rate normalization for Assault Rifles with mounts and reducing the hip-spread for the low recoil, Type95 rifle. Modern Warfare 3's map "Dome" will also see a few tweaks, as the developers attempt to fix a number of exploits players have discovered.

Read more: Complete list of updates and fixes »

Comment on this story


Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 hit $1 billion faster than Avatar

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 hit $1 billion faster than Avatar

You may be wondering, "Did Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 sell loads, or loads?" Luckily for you, publisher Activision today proffered a new boast about the sales performance of Infinity Ward's shooter, declaring that it hit the $1 billion mark within 16 days of its November 8 launch.

Read more: Beats Avatar to $1 billion milestone »

Comment on this story


Shack PSA: Call of Duty Elite Founder registration ends today

Shack PSA: Call of Duty Elite Founder registration ends today

Now that Call of Duty Elite is fully operational, perhaps you'll consider subscribing? Activision's premium COD service offers extra benefits for "Founders," and today is the last day you can get the shiny, special "permanent designation" that only a million other people have so far.

Founders get an exclusive title, emblem, and weapon camo to use in Modern Warfare 3, as well as a private discussion group in the Elite Connect section. You also get 500 XP for your clan, and "exclusive competitions and prizes that only Founders can enter."

Read more: Keep benefits even without resubscribing »

Comment on this story





Top Games

  1. Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord
  2. Resistance 3
  3. Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
  4. MX vs. ATV Supercross
  5. Space Pirates and Zombies 2
  6. Hearts of Iron IV
  7. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn
  8. Grand Theft Auto V
  9. Batman: Arkham Knight
  10. DayZ

Most Anticipated

  1. Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord
  2. MX vs. ATV Supercross
  3. Space Pirates and Zombies 2
  4. Hearts of Iron IV
  5. Batman: Arkham Knight
  6. DayZ
  7. Survarium
  8. Kerbal Space Program
  9. R.B.I. Baseball 14
  10. Dragon Age: Inquisition

Top Rentals

  1. Grand Theft Auto V
  2. Beyond: Two Souls
  3. Batman: Arkham Origins
  4. Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
  5. Call of Duty: Ghosts
  6. Battlefield 4
  7. NBA 2K14
  8. Diablo III
  9. Madden NFL 25
  10. The Last of Us