Complete Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Reveal Trailer Breakdown. After a long time of rumors and speculation, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 was officially announced, and on the same day, we got our first trailer. The Modern Warfare 2 Reveal Trailer Breakdown was posted through Call of Duty‘s official YouTube channel; the trailer packs lots of information into its one minute and a half. It combines gameplay and cinematics throughout the duration. The Modern Warfare 2 Reveal Trailer Breakdown but did not reveal much, but it offered fans a more detailed look at the game’s story, some of the characters returning, and a glimpse of the game’s style.
Although it’s too late to compare Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 to the plethora of rumors and leaks surrounding the game and the story’s beats, a few appear to be in line with reliable sources. It’s likely to be some time before the public learns more about Modern Warfare‘s campaigns or modes. However, for now, the trailer provides players with plenty of information and enough specifics to keep Call of Duty gamers speculating in the coming months.
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Complete Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Reveal Trailer Breakdown
An Explosive Opening
The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 trailer starts with a bang. Then it begins cutting to the character thrown out of the helicopter, chasing the M4 rifle mid-air. The gun is released from the player as a red car darts into a frame, narrowly avoiding them when motorbikes begin to accelerate past the upside-down character.
The iconic Modern Warfare flash noise blasts out as the trailer cut off, showing the character of the player hanging from the rope the helicopter uses to rappel. The screen turns black. When the player’s shot comes back, he’s blasting at the fuel tank amidst being upside-down. The truck explodes in an explosion of flames and flips over; the player pulls their life-saving rope, and the fight rolls onto the truck below. And it’s only in the initial 10 seconds of the trailer.
Some Familiar Faces
The title card flashes, and the voiceover announces the team has “got a hit on Hasan.” This could be Khaled al-Hasan. He was one of the principal antagonists in the first 2007 Modern Warfare, famous for his appearance when he executed the player character at the beginning of the game.
Khaled al-Hasan’s presence on the screen in Modern Warfare 2 may hint at the return of Zakhaev in Modern Warfare 2 since they worked with one another in the first. But, Imran Zakhaev has already left the scene as he appears and dies on the screen in the games Call of Duty: Warzone and Black Ops: Cold War. This could hint at the son of his, Victor, who will take over as the main antagonist.
After verifying that Hasan isn’t from Iran, The voiceover asks who should be sent to follow him. The screen cuts again, triggering J Balvin’s rendition of Metallica’s “Wherever I May Roam,” and revealing the famous mustachioed Captain Price’s silhouette. Kyle “Gaz” Garrick is later shown and is being followed by “Soap” MacTavish, with Simon “Ghost” Riley rounding out the group. In line with all leaked information, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is bringing back the fans’ favorite characters.
Some Familiar Places
The trailer depicts the team being assembled inside a helicopter as Price and Gaz are seen emerging from the water in a different location. Ghost informs his team that the Bravo Team is getting dropped off in this area and that Alpha Team waits until they reach “downrange.” When the camera focuses on Ghost’s iconic skull, Ghost declares, “this is capture, or kill.”
Bravo Team disembarks from the helicopter, removing their night vision goggles. This could mean that players will see more night-vision gameplay similar to the modes first launched in 2019. Modern Warfare. After a few frames of the group sneaking their way through the field and reverting on Price and Gaz, the player’s character takes an opponent from the dock above them and slams it into the water below. An attack that’s familiar to players of the first Modern Warfare 2.
The trailer then shifts back to the entire squad, which is now heading toward an oil rig likely to be later in the game, which will bring back nostalgia for fans of the original 2009. The group then lands on the upper deck of a cargo vessel, trying to stop the enemies in the midst of cargo container ships moving back and forth.
When the task force opens an unopened shipping container containing an unidentified object, they inquire about where the enemy might have acquired it, to which the voice on the other side says, “either Russia…or us.” The heavy chorus follows in, punctuated by the sound of RPGs and gunfire, and images of fire, tank destruction, crumbling structures, and night vision stealth-ops are displayed with a relentless speed.
The final one-minute trailer shows the crew ascending an oil rig’s stairs, and a voice says, “special forces 141, they are your brothers now,” which confirms that this group is Task Force 141 from the Original Modern Warfare series. The trailer closes with a final image of the Task Force, which now features Alejandro Vargas, a new Mexican special forces soldier joining the group. A quote from the game, “The ultimate weapon is team,” are displayed on this screen, further highlighting the game’s emphasis on the famous task force.
A Beta is on its Way
The final screen in the trailer showcases the Modern Warfare 2 logo, and the game’s release date is displayed below it. The logo fades, and large text is replaced to confirm that people who pre-order Modern Warfare 2 will be able to play the game before the game’s beta opens to all. It’s a relatively standard pre-order offer in this particular Call of Duty series right now, as the last couple of entries are hosting an open beta, and the pre-orders that have been made will give those who purchased the game access for just a few days, or perhaps one week before those who didn’t. If you’re looking to try Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 as quickly as they can, it could be enough to convince players to order the game and play, but for those who are willing to wait a couple of days, it will make little difference in convincing them.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is available on October 28 on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X.