Get Ready for Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare®: PC Launch Trailer and PC Preload Information Drops Today!

Watch the PC-specific Trailer and ready yourself and your PC for preloading. Then download some Modern Warfare Wallpapers, stat!

by David Hodgson on October 18, 2019

“You want the gloves off? They’re off!” – Captain Price

With the launch of Modern Warfare less than one week away, it’s time to watch the PC launch trailer, featuring footage captured specifically on PC.

For those of you with ultrawide monitors, be sure to check the resolution options on YouTube, as we uploaded the trailer in native 21:9 resolution so you can enjoy it fullscreen, without any black bars:
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Modern Warfare on PC: Additional Options

The PC version of Modern Warfare also features a number of options adding to your overall gameplay experience, including:

4K and Uncapped Frame Rate: You’re able watch and play at 4K resolution, without a frame-rate capping, allowing you flexibility when adjusting your settings.

Expansive Customization Options for PC: Developer Beenox has been working closely in conjunction with Infinity Ward to ensure the PC version of Modern Warfare sets a new high water-mark for customization, featuring more customization options than we’ve ever had in a Call of Duty® game.

64-Player Ground War Matches: Modern Warfare features a variety of gameplay modes, from close-quarter 2v2 Gunfight matches to large-scale 32v32 Ground War battles, as well as fan-favorite 6v6 and 10v10 modes of play. These are available on all platforms.

Squad up with Crossplay: Crossplay (the ability to fight with or against players on console and PC) is available at launch.

Ultrawide and Multi-Monitor Support: How wide do you want your aspect ratio to be? How many monitors do you want to play Modern Warfare on? It’s up to you!

Modern Warfare on PC: Pre-loading Intel

The pre-load of Modern Warfare on PC begins on this Tuesday, October 22 at 10 PDT for anyone who has pre-purchased.

The official, global PC launch time for Modern Warfare is 6PM PDT on Thursday, October 24. Be sure to check the map (above) to see what time that is in your region: This is the time the PC version of the game becomes accessible to play.

If you haven’t already, you can pre-purchase the PC version of Modern Warfare on After pre-purchasing, you can preload the game as soon as pre-load begins so you can dive into the action as soon as Modern Warfare launches.

Note: The map above shows when the game becomes accessible to PC owners. For console owners, consult your console dashboard for accurate launch times in your region.

Note: Are you looking for the PC Requirements needed to play Modern Warfare? Then check out this blog post.    

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For instructions on signing up for Blizzard, setting up social features, and connecting with your friends, check out the New User Guide.

For installation and play, please follow these steps:

Step 1: Download and install the Blizzard desktop app, if you haven't already, and launch it.

Step 2: Log in with the Blizzard account you used to pre-purchase Call of Duty: Modern Warfare for PC.

Step 3: Click the game icon, located on the left-hand side of the Blizzard desktop app.

Step 4: Select your region from the drop-down menu, then click Install to begin the installation process.

Step 5: On 6PM PDT on Thursday, October 24, once the game is installed, click Play to begin!

Modern Warfare Wallpapers

As an added treat, we’ve included three distinct Modern Warfare wallpapers, in varying sizes. Download them below!


Launch Intel: Additional Information and Content

Check back at the Activision Games Blog for more Modern Warfare content. Also be sure to check out Infinity Ward’s Community Blog, with even more Modern Warfare content straight from the source! Check the Related Articles for further Call of Duty: Modern Warfare information.

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