Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Genre: First-Person Shooter
Release Date: Oct. 25, 2019

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'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare' (ALL) Partners with GameStop And Burger King For Launch Events

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2019 @ 9:53 a.m. PDT

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare engulfs fans in an incredibly raw, gritty, provocative narrative that brings unrivaled intensity and shines a light on the changing nature of modern war.

Prepare to go dark, Modern Warfare is back!

The stakes have never been higher as players take on the role of lethal Tier One operators in a heart-racing saga that will affect the global balance of power.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will make its return in a powerful experience reimagined from the ground-up, engulfing players in a modern-day conflict, where split-second decisions could affect the global balance of power.

In the visceral and dramatic single-player story campaign, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare pushes boundaries and breaks rules the way only Modern Warfare can. Players will engage in breathtaking covert operations alongside a diverse cast of international special forces throughout iconic European cities and volatile expanses of the Middle East.

And the story doesn’t end there.

In Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, players will be thrust into an immersive narrative spanning the entire game. Players can experience the ultimate online playground with classic multiplayer or squad-up and play cooperatively in a collection of elite operations, accessible to all skill levels.

Through a collaboration with Activision, GameStop is celebrating the launch of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare by hosting a series of exclusive in-store events and providing an original live stream panel with Infinity Ward developers only available at GameStop.

“GameStop is the official command center for everything Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. Hands down, we are the one-stop shop for Call of Duty fans looking to find the best exclusive deals and we are taking over this launch weekend by providing customers a fun and interactive experience with this popular franchise,” said Eric Bright, Vice President of Merchandising for GameStop. 

Teaming up with Activision, GameStop is transforming its West Hollywood store into a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Command Center – providing fans with a fun experiential journey designed and produced by Midnight Oil Agency. Customers can expect to see a vehicle crashed into the store front, Call of Duty 3D photo opportunities, hands-on play and much more. 

“We are proud to be teaming with GameStop to bring the best of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare to our passionate fanbase,” said Aaron Brinkman, Activision Blizzard Vice President of Sales. “Whether it’s the exclusive ‘Dark’ and ‘Precision Edition’ collector’s editions, exclusive Call of Duty consumer products or the massive in-store launch events, GameStop is the premiere destination for the Modern Warfare launch this week.”

Below is a series of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare activities taking place from Oct. 24-27 at the West Hollywood store location, plus exclusive gaming deals that customers can take advantage of at all GameStop store locations.

Launch Night Activation: October 24 - GameStop at 7100 Santa Monica Blvd., W. Hollywood, CALIF. 90046

  • 5:15PM – 6PM PST: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare live stream panel discussion
  • 6PM – 9PM PST:Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Command Center experiential journey is open to the public

Video game journalist and industry expert Geoff Keighley will lead a live Q/A panel discussion with Infinity Ward developers, where fans will get a peek into the behind-the-scenes making of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. For fans physically unable to attend the launch party at the West Hollywood store, all GameStop retail locations will stream the panel discussion through GameStop TV, scheduled to run on Thursday, Oct. 24th at approximately 5:15pm PST and a second time at 8:15 PM PST, west coast only.

Select players from the OpTic Gaming Los Angeles roster and team general manager, Eric “Muddawg” Sanders will attend the GameStop West Hollywood Call of Duty: Modern Warfare interactive takeover on Oct. 24th and interact with fans. GameStop customers can experience the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare interactive takeover all weekend (Oct. 25-27) during regular store hours at the GameStop retail store in West Hollywood.

On October 24th, fans in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex will have the opportunity to meet the newly announced Dallas Call of Duty League team, Dallas Empire. On October 26th, the Dallas Mavericks will then commemorate the opening week of the 2019-2020 NBA season with Mavs players and Call of Duty fanatics, Justin Jackson and Jalen Brunson. Starting at 2:30PM, they will host a friendly competition of free play, following by an autograph signing with fans at the GameStop store located at 2201 Preston Road in Plano, Texas.

Exclusive Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Game Deals:

  • The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Precision Edition which includes the base game, steelbook, KontrolFreek Call of Duty: Modern Warfare-branded Performance Thumbsticks and Controller Skin, and an assortment of in-game items including three themed operator packs, plus an animated Call of Duty Endowment Calling Card. Free shipping through 
  • The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Dark Edition which includes functional night vision goggles that allow the user to see up to 65 feet in complete darkness. The edition also includes the base game, steelbook, and an assortment of in-game items including three themed operator packs, plus an animated Call of Duty Endowment Calling Card. Don’t be left in the dark, pre-order this limited edition while supplies last.
  • PowerUp Rewards Members receive up to $10 rewards cash when you purchase Call of Duty: Modern Warfare by Oct. 31.
  • Guaranteed to Love it: Play Call of Duty: Modern Warfare risk-free. If you don’t love it, return it within 48 hours of launch to receive full retail value in trade credit when purchased at GameStop. 
  • Get up to 30% Extra Trade Credit when you trade towards Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.
  • Every edition sold at GameStop supports the Call of Duty Endowment: All physical editions purchased at GameStop include the animated Call of Duty Endowment Calling Card. For every copy sold, GameStop will donate to the Call of Duty Endowment, which helps find high quality jobs for unemployed veterans.

Burger King restaurants are teaming up with Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare as well as online and mobile food-ordering and delivery marketplace Grubhub to bring fans bonus in-game content and experiences.

Today only, one Burger King restaurant in Los Angeles will transform into a real-life version of the Call of Duty Burger Town restaurant. Within the restaurant, guests will find a gaming hub set up by Activision for visitors to play the new Call of Duty: Modern Warfare game. The King of Burgers and the Kings of Call of Duty defend their throne of Burger Town and welcome guests that are up for a challenge. Challengers are invited to play Modern Warfare against the King and professional Call of Duty playersScump and FaZe Apex for a chance to win free WHOPPER® sandwiches for 15 years*. For more information, visit The restaurant is located at 2955 North Bellflower Boulevard in Long Beach, CA. The event will take place from 3-7pm local time.

For those not in the Los Angeles area, Grubhub is promoting select Burger King restaurants on its app today in 16 cities only* as “Burger Town presented by Burger King” restaurants. The rebranded “Burger Town” menu will include Call of Duty themed BK® Meals with the opportunity to get a code to unlock bonus in game content. The Burger Town menu will be available exclusively via Grubhub delivery. Guests nationwide can also order a Call of Duty themed BK Meal from their local BK restaurant on Grubhub.

To get your Call of Duty: Modern Warfare bonus codes, simply place Grubhub delivery orders from Burger King or “Burger Town” locations and use code ‘BKCALLOFDUTY’ at checkout. For the first qualifying delivery purchase, guests will receive a code to unlock a bonus in-game “Burger Town Emblem.” On the second delivery purchase, guests will receive a code to unlock a “Burger Town Calling Card.” On the third delivery purchase, guests will receive a code to unlock the “Burger Town Bubby Weapon Charm.” From 10/24 through 11/6, Grubhub diners will also qualify for free delivery on an order over $10 from BK and “Burger Town” locations (no promo code needed).

To order, download Grubhub on on iOS or Android phones.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare features a new engine delivering an immersive and photo-realistic experience. The new technology utilizes the latest advancements in visual engineering, including a physically-based material system allowing for state of the art photogrammetry, a new hybrid tile based streaming system, new PBR decal rendering system, world volumetric lighting, 4K HDR, DirectX Raytracing (PC) and more as well as a new GPU geometry pipeline. Spectral rendering delivers thermal heat radiation and infrared identification for both thermal and night-vision in-game imaging. The technical investment provides a cutting edge animation and blend shape system, while the new suite of audio tools supports full Dolby ATMOS, on supported platforms, along with the latest in audio simulation effects.

Modern Warfare multiplayer delivers a thrilling and game-changing online experience with best-in-class down the barrel gameplay, along with an all-new level of strategic and tactical play. Players can jump into new play spaces that redefine Call of Duty multiplayer, from quick-action, close-quarters 2 vs. 2 experiences in Gunfight, traditional 6 vs. 6 multiplayer gameplay, modes that support 10 vs. 10 and 20 vs. 20 firefights, along with high-player count maps and combat, such as the all-new Ground War, an epic large-scale mode supporting more than 100-players. And, that’s just the beginning for Modern Warfare fans.

With a complete weapon overhaul and the most choices in Call of Duty history, players will be able to outfit their multiplayer operators for every combat encounter, with unprecedented customization and modifiability in the new Gunsmith system. Modern Warfare features cutting-edge visuals, authentic sound design, with realistic recoil and weapon ballistics throughout the game. In addition, gameplay mechanics, including bullet penetration, gun mounting, door breaching and night vision multiplayer gameplay maps featuring night vision goggles (NVGs), allow for an amazing tactical experience.

Activision also confirmed that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will have no season pass, and that it will feature cross play between Xbox One, PS4 and PC platforms.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare features a fully-optimized PC version, developed in partnership with Beenox, which will be available exclusively on Blizzard

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is scheduled for release globally October 25th on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

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