Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare Has Great New Maps, Including A Throwback To MW3

A map from 2011's CoD: Modern Warfare 3 is now playable in Modern Warfare on all platforms.

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Update: The new update is out now, introducing both Hardhat and the new Aisle 9 map to the game, alongside other changes to both it and Warzone. You can read about everything new in the full Call of Duty May 18 update patch notes. The recent patch has also made various balance changes, as well as introduced new elements to the battle royale Warzone--including finally opening the vaults.

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Developer Infinity Ward has confirmed that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will get a large update introducing new content later this week on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. This includes the return of an old franchise map, which is available to play right now. Hardhat, which was last seen in 2011's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, has been added to Modern Warfare's 24/7 multiplayer playlist. It is a close-quarters map made for fast-paced skirmishes, but with enough sightlines for long-range fire as well. This should make it particularly challenging and ensure that teams make use of multiple loadouts. Without doing so, they risk leaving themselves open to ambushes or sniper fire.

What is old is now new with the return of the Hardhat map.

What is old is now new with the return of the Hardhat map.
What is old is now new with the return of the Hardhat map.

Of course, Hardhat is not the only addition to Modern Warfare this week. The studio added a new Gunfight map to multiplayer, as well as the "Ghost Pack Contingency" bundle that includes two new weapon blueprints, and more.

Call of Duty: Warzone will also see some changes later this week. This includes implementing a new item to all Warzone game modes, adding more weapons to The Gulag, introducing a new limited-time mode, and more.

In other Call of Duty news, Infinity Ward reintroduced helicopters after temporarily removing them due to a glitch earlier this month. Elsewhere, it has been reported that the world record for the most kills in a single Warzone Quads match has been set, with one team getting 121 kills before the match concluded.

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WTF ???

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we meet again. gamespot has to be trolling at this point

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I thought I was a time traveler for a second , then I read the comments and indeed this article is old AF

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Enough with the re-prints!

If you guys and gals don't want to write new material, that's fine, but please stop wasting mine and everyone else's time with things we've either already seen/read or ignored.

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Yep heres the same article for the millionth time with a different title. If you didn't know Hardhat was out yet then you don't care about COD.

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this article came out 11 days ago and it is still being pushed to the top of the recent column. alongside many other old stories.

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@guitargladiator: they do that ALOT. i've seen articles half-a-year old being pushed to the top

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@guitargladiator: I noticed this too. They will absolutely not let this one go at all. They've changed the title multiple times too. Its just lazy at this point.

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i m buying one for sure :D

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Edited By Donut0389

How is Hardhat a fan favorite? Where's Highrise? Or Favela? Or Overgrown? Or Dome even? Or Quarry? Or TERMINAL? Nope. Another tiny cqc map with the sh***y MW 2019 spawn system that will undoubtedly ruin whatever nostalgia some people have for the map.

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@Donut0389:

Exactly. I couldn’t have said it better myself.

I couldn’t even remember the map but I remember all the maps you just mentioned.

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@Donut0389: Apparently if you don't enjoy Hardhat, no one else should right?

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Edited By Donut0389

@yankeeallstars: Hardhat was the last map I played the last time I played MW3. 3 was where SMG dominance got annoying as f**k. I remember that final match I played. 3-15 KD with 10 deaths going to enemies with MP7s. The MP7 spam was what killed that game not just for me, but also the group of 4 that I played with. Hardhat was the worst because it played directly into the MP7 bulls**t.

And after seeing what the sh***y 2019 spawn system did to Rust and Shipment, I have ZERO excitement for Hardhat.

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So is this what CoD is now, just 6-8 "NEW" maps at launch and then everything after that is a "fan-favorite" from a previous game just new textures?

Can they not make new maps at all anymore?

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i swear i never play hardhat in 9v9 on "modern warfare 3" before.

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