|Developer(s)||Infinity Ward |
|Series||Call of Duty series|
|Platform(s)||PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows|
|Release Date||November 8, 2011|
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is the third installment in the Modern Warfare spin-offs of the Call of Duty series and the eighth installment in the whole Call of Duty series overall. Due to a legal dispute between Activision and Infinty Ward, which weakened the quality of the company, Sledgehammer Games will assist with single-player mode and Raven Software will do multi-player.
On May 13, 2011, Modern Warfare 3 was officially announced. On the official YouTube page for the Call Of Duty franchise, four teasers were released entitled: America, England, France, and Germany, indicating possible locations for the game. The "e" in the name of each trailer is stylized as a Modern Warfare number "3". Other speculated but unconfirmed locations for the game include Dubai and Moscow.
On May 13 2011, Gaming website Kotaku posted supposed leaked information on the upcoming game, revealing that Modern Warfare 3 will be a direct sequel to Modern Warfare 2, despite speculation that it was to be a prequel, based around the fan-favourite character first appearing and dying in Modern Warfare 2, named Ghost.
On May 15, 2011, Kotaku posted two more articles of supposed Modern Warfare 3 leaks. These leaks were proven true on May 16th, 2011.
On May 16, 2011, a poster was revealed and announced the official game release date – November 8th, 2011. Modern Warfare 3 was made available for pre-order on several retail websites, including Amazon and GameStop.