Whoops, looks like someone messed up the embargo, as gameplay footage of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s battle royale mode appeared online a little early.
In an unlisted video posted this morning, YouTuber Jimmy “Chaos” uploaded his thoughts on the mode after taking it for a test-drive at an Infinity Ward preview event. The video (which has now been taken down) confirmed many of the details already leaked, such as the Warzone name and that it’s free-to-play, along with a few extra tidbits about the map and gameplay.
As Chaos repeated throughout the video, the battle royale will be free-to-play and therefore available to download even if you don’t have Modern Warfare. Although, as Chaos added, the free download means you won’t have access to your Modern Warfare skins, suggesting progress rolls over for those who’ve bought Modern Warfare (who’ll be able to access it via the “classified” mode currently in the in-game menu, I assume). It’s also going to be cross-platform, although Chaos didn’t elaborate on whether matchmaking would be input-based to prevent keyboard and mouse players going on a rampage.