Activision confirmed today that the recent Call of Duty Modern Warfare Beta has become the biggest in the history of COD, recording the largest number of users, the highest number of hours played and the highest peak of simultaneous players on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC combined.
Millions of players have downloaded and played the Beta, which was available for two consecutive weekends, starting from Thursday 12 September to Monday 23 September. The beta included crossplay, allowing players to play together on PS4, Xbox One, and PC for the first time in the game’s history.
” We aim to provide the best online experience possible and this includes the possibility of bringing the community together with crossplay, ” said Patrick Kelly, creative director, and co-Studio Head, Infinity Ward. ” We value all players around the world who have played and shared feedback. Your support is not only a source of inspiration for the entire team but also provides us with important data and feedback that helps us improve the launch experience. “
” The fans’ response to the release of Modern Warfare next month was incredible, ” said Byron Beede, executive vice president, and general manager of Call of Duty, Activision. ” Since the beginning of development, there has been an extraordinary excitement for this game. We thank the Call of Duty players and development teams led by Infinity Ward for making this Beta record. We look forward to October 25th when players from all over the world will experience the depth and gaming experience that Modern Warfare has to offer. “
The Beta showed the unprecedented depth of Modern Warfare multiplayer, ranging from the frenzied Gunfight to 2v2 body, culminating in the global announcement of the epic large-scale Earth War mode that supports up to 64 players. The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare multiplayer will support up to 100 players in certain multiplayer experiences at launch on October 25th. Winner of the ” Best Multiplayer Online ” of Game Critics Best of E3 2019, the definitive multiplayer of Modern Warfare offers an action-packed experience with the best gaming experience in the category and unprecedented depth and variety of play.