Modern Warfare 3 (MW3) is the newest addition to Activision’s Call of Duty series, promising an action-packed single-player campaign experience. While many players eagerly anticipated the possibility of a dedicated co-op mode for the campaign, it turns out that MW3 will not feature co-op gameplay. In this article, we’ll explore the reasons behind this decision and the alternative multiplayer options available to MW3 players.
MW3’s campaign is entirely single-player, continuing the storyline from Modern Warfare 2 (2022). This news may disappoint a significant portion of the player base who had hoped for co-op playthroughs in the campaign. Unfortunately, the absence of a co-op mode is not entirely unexpected, as previous Modern Warfare games have also lacked this feature.
Players looking for co-op experiences in MW3 may need to turn to mods or hope for an update from developer Sledgehammer Games to add this missing feature. However, it’s important to note that the likelihood of a co-op campaign being added post-release remains uncertain.
Although MW3’s campaign doesn’t offer co-op, the game provides a robust multiplayer experience with various options to enjoy with friends:
- Reimagined Maps: MW3 includes 16 maps from the original Modern Warfare 2, remastered to provide fresh and exciting gameplay.
- Classic Game Modes: Players can engage in classic game modes like “Kill Confirmed” and “Hardpoint” for competitive multiplayer action.
- War Mode: A tweaked War Mode from Call of Duty: WWII offers a unique multiplayer experience.
- Zombies Mode: MW3 introduces an open-world Zombies mode with PvE elements. Players can team up to take on AI-controlled zombies, with progression similar to the DMZ mode in Warzone 2.0. The Zombies campaign also includes short story segments for added immersion.
While the absence of co-op in the campaign may be disappointing for some, the multiplayer options in MW3 aim to deliver thrilling and engaging gameplay experiences. The game is scheduled for release on November 10, 2023, across various platforms, including PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, and PlayStation 5. So, whether you’re in it for the intense single-player campaign or the multiplayer mayhem, MW3 offers something for every Call of Duty fan.