Play CoD: Modern Warfare's Beta Enough, Get A Shotgun In The Full Game

It's Hammer time.


Those who play the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare beta and reach a certain level in it will get a free weapon for use in the game when it launches, Infinity Ward has announced. The beta is now live once again for everyone on PS4, as well as pre-order customers on Xbox One and PC. It will soon expand to include everyone on the latter two platforms.

Players who reach level 10 before the beta ends on September 23 will receive the Hammer shotgun in Modern Warfare at release. The weapon comes "fully customized" with a special pistol grip and a double-silenced short barrel. The foregrip is angled while the gun also is equipped with a holographic sight. Here's what it looks like:

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Infinity Ward also shared some new details on Modern Warfare's Gunsmith system, which allows players to create customized weapons. Through in-game progress, players will be able to tweak their weapons in Gunsmith across nine categories, each of which has multiple configuration options.

Gunsmith Customization Categories:

  • Stocks
  • Lasers
  • Optics
  • Rear Grips
  • Magazines
  • Barrel
  • Under Barrel
  • Muzzles
  • Perks

Players can further customize their weapons with unique mods like semi-auto and burst, among others. Check out the full blog post to learn more.

Modern Warfare's first beta was held earlier this month on PlayStation 4, but everyone--across PS4, Xbox One, and PC--will get to try the game in an open beta starting September 19. The upcoming beta period introduces the massive-scale Ground War multiplayer mode, as well as the ability to compete against players on different platforms through cross-play for the first time.

For more on the upcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warfare beta, you can check out GameSpot's rundown of everything you need to know about pre-loading, start times, and more.

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