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Will Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Include a Zombies mode? — Answered

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Historically, the Zombies game mode first introduced by Call of Duty’s Treyarch division has been a longtime fan favorite. The horror-themed cooperative mode has teams facing off against waves of undead, scrambling around to pick up better weapons and power-ups to survive until the end. Infinity Ward, however, often chooses to do things differently in their Call of Duty iterations, and with the reimagined Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 release on the horizon, fans are wondering if the beloved Zombies mode will make a return. We’ve got your answer here.

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Will Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Include a Zombies Mode?

Infinity Ward’s Modern Warfare 2 remake will not feature a Zombies mode, unfortunately, as confirmed through various sources. The developers have opted to omit the classic game mode from the upcoming release and instead focus on delivering brand-new experiences to the Call of Duty franchise. Though fans may be disappointed by the lack of Zombies, several prominent leaks have revealed a few new modes to look forward to.

New Game Modes Coming in Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2

Though these modes have not been officially confirmed, trustworthy leakers have uncovered details of a couple of unique modes that we may see in Modern Warfare 2.

  • “DMZ” (Unofficial name)
    • Infinity Ward’s take on an ‘Escape From Tarkov’ mode, which may feature four large maps that will have players looting and extracting resources.
  • “Attackers vs. Defenders” (Unofficial name)
    • Infinity Ward’s take on a ‘Rainbow Six: Siege’ mode, featuring destructible environments, tactical trap and gadget placement, and multiple rounds of play.

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More details on Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 are sure to arise from the Call of Duty NEXT showcase, and fans eager to jump in and play won’t have to wait too much longer. Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 is scheduled to release on October 28 for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S.

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Matt's writing career began when he joined Prima Games in 2022. As Managing Editor, he tries to make sure everything you read looks as pretty as possible. He's had a passion for video games all of his life and really loves Final Fantasy, retro FPS, roguelikes, and metroidvanias. He will absolutely stomp you in Tetris.