Modern Warfare 3 FAQ

Here are some of the frequently asked questions about Modern Warfare 3.  We will do our best to answer as many questions as possible as accurately as possible. If you have questions which aren’t answered on this page yet, feel free to comment below and we’ll update the page with your questions and answers.

+ When is Modern Warfare 3 coming out?
The official release date for Modern Warfare 3 is November 8, 2011. However there are regions in which the game will be released on a different date. In Japan for example, the game will be released on November 17th.
+ Will Modern Warfare 3 have an online split-screen mode?
Yes the online split-screen mode will be back. Just like with Call of Duty: Black Ops, the online split-screen mode will be available with Modern Warfare 3. This has been confirmed by Robert Bowling and we’ve written about the online split-screen mode on our forum.
+ How many players will the multiplayer mode support?
There were rumors floating around the web which referred to 16 vs 16 matches in Modern Warfare 3. This rumor is false. Modern Warfare 3 will only support a maximum of 18 players in a groundwar match. The usual amount of players will still be 6 vs 6.
+ Will Modern Warfare 3 have an online split-screen mode?
Yes the online split-screen mode will be back. Just like with Call of Duty: Black Ops, the online split-screen mode will be available with Modern Warfare 3. This has been confirmed by Robert Bowling and we’ve written about the online split-screen mode on our forum.
+ Will there be a single player co-op mode?
No, there won’t be a single player co-op mode. The single player campaign is designed to be played alone and for that reason there won’t be a single player co-op mode.
+ What kind of killstreaks, weapons and perks will there be?
Modern Warfare 3 will introduce a whole slew of new killstreaks, weapons and perks to the game.  To find out more about this you can visit the following pages: Modern Warfare 3 Killstreak ListModern Warfare 3 Weapon List and Modern Warfare 3 Perk List.
+ How many ranks and prestige levels will there be?
The maximum Prestige level in Modern Warfare 3  is 15. Each Prestige levels has 80 ranks each.  A new feature in Modern Warfare 3 is the Prestige Shop which allows you to reset your statistics, giving you an option to start from scratch.
+ Can you dolphin dive in Modern Warfare 3?
One of the funny and sometimes useful features of Call of Duty: Black Ops, Dolphin Diving, won’t be making an appearance in Modern Warfare 3.
+ Will there be a theater mode in Modern Warfare 3?
Yes, just like Black Ops, Modern Warfare 3 will have the theater mod feature. On top of that, it will be an enhanced theater mode so that you get the highest frame rate possible out of it.
+ What game engine does Modern Warfare 3 use?
Modern Warfare 3 will be using the same engine that was used for Modern Warfare 1 and 2. However this game engine is a modified Infinity Ward version 4.0 engine (could be called the IW5 engine as well). More details about the game engine can be found in this article: No New Engine for Upcoming Call of Duty.
+ Will there be a Zombies mode in Modern Warfare 3?
No, there won’t be a Zombies mode in Modern Warfare 3. However, Modern Warfare 3 will have it’s own waved based game mode called Survival.
+ Will there be a Prestige Edition of Modern Warfare 3?
No, there won’t be a Prestige Edition of Modern Warfare 3. The only Collectors Edition available for Modern Warfare 3 will be the Hardened Edition.

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