So, while Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II is still a lock for an October 28th release, anyone who digitally pre-orders it before then will be able to play its single-player mode from October 20th on Xbox consoles, Windows PC, and all other supported platforms.
To sweeten the deal even further, those with a digital pre-order will also gain early access to the Open Beta on September 22nd and 23rd before it opens to everyone on the 24th and will unlock the Final Judgement Bundle which contains the the Legendary “Deathknell” Operator Skin and the Legendary “Bloodthirsty” Weapon Blueprint for use in Vanguard and Warzone.
Those who digitally pre-order the special Vault Edition will also unlock the following:
- Red Team 141: Four playable Multiplayer Operators — Ghost, Farah, Price, and Soap — each wearing a special masked outfit, which will be available during the Open Beta.
- FJX Cinder Weapon Vault4: At Call of Duty: Next, we plan to share more details on this and the new Gunsmith, which will also be available during the Open Beta.
- Season One Battle Pass and 50 Tier Skips5: If you purchase the Vault Edition after Season One, the free Battle Pass and Tier Skips apply to the current season.
- Ghost Legacy Pack6: 20+ free items celebrating the Task Force 141 icon, for Modern Warfare® (2019) and Warzone, unlocked upon pre-purchase.
Full details on the Call of Duty Open Beta can be read here.
In other gaming news, the first ever Disney & Marvel Games Showcase has been announced for next month and Xbox Cloud Gaming integration is being added to Google search results.