Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 News for Xbox 360

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Infinity Ward is not working on the inevitable Modern Warfare 3, the developer has insisted.

Speaking to VideoGamer.com, community manager Robert Bowling said Infinity Ward has "honestly no clue" what its next game will be.

With Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 due out globally November 10, the finishing touches are being applied to what many believe will be the best-selling video game of all time.

Even so, Activision-owned Infinity Ward insists "100 per cent of the team" is dedicated to Modern Warfare 2.

Bowling was responding to questions from Gearbox Software's head honcho Randy Pitchford, who asked of Infinity Ward in June: "What else have you got? Can you give me something I haven’t seen before?”

Pitchford said at the time: "The folks that are innovating need to be rewarded so that the folks that are making big bets can take that risk. It’s too big of a risk for Infinity Ward to do anything but what they’re doing, because there’s too much value and there’s really big scope for it.”

Bowling responded to Pitchford's call, saying "eventually we'll do something else".

"Well, we like to do new stuff all the time as well," he said.

"When we feel like we can't innovate any further in the Call of Duty franchise, then we'll do something else. A lot of that mentality went into Modern Warfare 2. That's why it's Modern Warfare 2. It is Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, but you'll never see that in game. We never call it that. It's because we think of this as a new IP. This is our Modern Warfare 2 game. So we are constantly doing new stuff.

"We're doing stuff in this game that you've never seen before, which is awesome. We're going to new locations in single player that you've never seen before. We innovate in our own way. But yeah, eventually we'll do something else, and it will be fun and it will be awesome and it will be fresh and it will be great."

Are you already working on that?

"No. Right now, 100 per cent of the team is dedicated on Modern Warfare 2. We have no, honestly, we have no clue…"

Not even Modern Warfare 3?

"No. Honestly we have no clue what our next game is. I'm planning on taking a nap for three months. And then maybe I'll wake up."

So there you have it CoD fans. For all the latest on Modern Warfare 2, including a hands-on preview of the multiplayer, check out our game page. It's out November 10.

What would you like to see Infinity Ward do next? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Peanut-13

hey, for Modern Warfare 3, why doesnt infinity ward do something along the lines of killing maekarov, Shepard has ason and he wants to kill you, cleaning up the remnants of Shadow Company or someone in China really wants you dead or something along those lines. I really just want infinity ward to come out with the third game. im getting tired of the special ops
Posted 20:52 on 25 April 2010
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cody

i think there should be a modern warfar 3 becuase of how moder warfar 2 ended
Posted 18:16 on 19 April 2010
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CoDWarrior

I think they should have it start right after Soap killed Sheppard, or have it start with you being the U.S. Rangers and flying into Moscow.
Posted 19:29 on 01 April 2010
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beandome96

If Infinity Ward do decide to make a Modern Warfare 3 make it when you prestige you don't lose any of your Perks, Guns, Camo and Attachments but when you do prestige you un-lock the guns at the certain level with the attachments saved, cheers
beandome96 add me on ps3>> Bean-Dome-96
Posted 20:33 on 28 March 2010
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dommy238

well i think that they should make a Mw3 because at the end(sorry to spoil it guys) where u kill shepperd and then nikoli saves you and sayes i know a safe place we can hide or somen like that
i is like a cliff hanger
if they arnt macking a Mw3 make a future warfare and put an update on Mw2 so u can do co op mode and have somen like spetnaz zomies or op4 zombies somen like tht game mode dont go back to games like WoW and if therte are people that hack cod on ps3 xbox or wii they should be band
Posted 21:09 on 08 March 2010
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vikior

i mean go on the search option and write MODERN WARFARE 3 and it will be first,maybe
Posted 13:25 on 28 February 2010
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vikior

for all of you guys who have facebook and you want MW 3 join the group:

svi koji zele da izade MODERN WARFARE 3

in translation that wloud mean

ewryone who want s MODERN WARFARE 3,and in the group description says:

if we manage to get 500 000 people wich want MODERN WARFARE 3 we are sending this to INFINITY WARD
Posted 13:08 on 28 February 2010
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elvis

I've never managed to buy into the Kool Aid of the CoD games. I loved the first two (on PC) but the rest have always felt meh.

The latest game especially. Some of the missions were quite simply awesome sauce - the level on the oil rig being a fav along with the ones where you are with the british guys kicking ass. But the levels such as storming the whitehouse just seemed to be filled with too much random death and luck to carry the narrative style of the rest of the game for me.
Multiplayer seems to be the same amount of hit and miss too. I can see why some people like it but I think that due to its all encompassing stranglehold its snuffing out too many other deserving games that are worthy of gamers time - a bit like Japanese knotweed. yes it was / is pretty and yes it can have its uses but it can also get a bit much.

I would like to see the series given a rest and hopefully have something else given time to grow be that by the teams who made the series what it is or some other upstart.
Posted 12:29 on 28 February 2010
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vikior

me to
Posted 10:58 on 28 February 2010
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bigkale

i would like to see a "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3"
Posted 20:35 on 27 February 2010
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vikior

ha ha ha ha
ha ha ha ha!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted 20:14 on 27 February 2010
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vikior

CHARGE ON THE MOSCOW
Posted 20:14 on 27 February 2010
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vikior

YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted 20:13 on 27 February 2010
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vikior@ mralex91

yeah!!!!!!!!you are absoloutley right on that!!!!!!!!and for you game developers GIVE US MW3 AND LET US TO BURN THOSE COMMIES IN THEIR HOMLEAND AND KILL THAT "SON OF A B****H" NAMED MAKAROV!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted 20:12 on 27 February 2010
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jdking

they have to make modern warfare three because we have to go to russia and take down makarov
Posted 22:35 on 22 February 2010

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Release Date: 10/11/2009
Developer: Infinity Ward
Publisher: Activision
Genre: First Person Shooter
Rating: BBFC 18
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