Activision is going big with Modern Warfare's future content, complete with a huge 200-player battle royale multiplayer mode with full cross-play.
A new Reddit leak confirms Modern Warfare will soon get a massive BR free-for-all with up to 200-players. The info was datamined from the game's source code, and contains references to playlists like solo, duos, and squads, and in-game maps.
The BR mode is designed to be a mix of tactical strategy and randomized chaos. It will have plenty of loot across all rarities scattered across the map including all weapons, attachments, and killstreaks from the base MW multiplayer, and it'll also have perks that boost efficacy in battle. There's even missions for teams to tackle during the 200-player warzone havoc.
There's no info on when Modern Warfare's battle royale mode will drop. It could be included with the new battle pass that's coming next month, but something this big is likely slated for 2020 or thereabouts.
Check below for the complete rundown as outlined in the datamined files:
Points of Interest
Eliminate all opponents to win.
Default Options (Public Match)
Player Count: 200
Playlists: Solo (1), Duos (2), and Squads (4)
End-Game Radar: On
Infiltration Option: C130
Pre-Game Lobby Free-for-All: On
Post-Game Exfiltration: Off
Max Health: 150
Last Stand Health: 100
Last Stand Revive Health: 30
Last Stand Timer: 60s
Last Stand Revive Time: 7s
Friendly Fire Punish Limit: 2
Additional Options (Private Match)
Infiltration Options: C130, Convoy, Blackhawk
Starting Weapon: Fists, G21 Pistol, MP5, M4A1, Knife
Enable BR Loot: Turns on loot on supported maps.
Circle Star Size Override: Size of the damage circle at map start. Default match starts with no circle. Use this for smaller matches.
Circle Damage Multiplier
Respawn Tokens can be looted. After one use, Respawn Tokens are disabled for the player.
To respawn a teammate, obtain a Respawn Token, then drop their body near an Ambulance. Once the body is dropped at the Ambulance, the player will enter the Gulag queue for a chance to win a 1v1 and respawn into the match.
At some point during the match, the Gulag will be closed and no longer usable, thus preventing respawns.
Once a player has respawned, they must locate and activate a Mobile Armory to retrieve their loadout.
Battle Royale features Missions which can be looted via finding tablets. Only one Mission can be active for a Squad at a time.
Assassination (Eliminate specific player)
Scavenger Hunt (Collect Scavenger Crates)
Domination (Capture Domination Point)
Random (Random Mission)
If no Bounty is available for the Assassination Mission, Consolation Plunder will be awarded.
When a Mission is started or completed, the entire Squad will be notified by an on-screen message.
Fulton Recovery Device placed
Fulton Balloon successfully away
Fulton Balloon shot down
Players have the ability to mark Vehicles, Locations, Items, Enemies, and Dangerous Locations
Battle Royale will have its own slice on the Main Menu
The Jump Master of a Squad can select a deployment point prior to the match start. If the Jump Master chooses to discard the role, any player can become it. Players who are not the Jump Master have the ability to jump separately from the team, if you detach from the Jump Master, you will not drop in proximity to your loadout bag.
Rarities: White, Green, Blue, Purple, Gold
Limited inventory space
Requisition Airdrop Timer: 30s
All Weapons, Attachments, Equipment, Field Upgrades*, and Killstreaks* from Multiplayer
Gas Mask, Vests, Helmets, Bandages, Ammo, Backpacks, Portable Defibrillator, and Plunder
Cannot hold two of the same weapon
Cannot take Armor of lower level than currently equipped
Attachments which are incompatible with the current weapon will be placed in the Backpack
Supply Crates contain potentially valuable equipment or items
Helmet LVL 1: Reduces headshot damage by 30 Reduces the effect of Flash and Concussion grenades
Helmet LVL 1: Reduces headshot damage by 30
Helmet LVL 1: Reduces headshot damage by 15
Ballistic Vest LVL 1: Absorbs 50 damage
Ballistic Vest LVL 2: Absorbs 150 damage
Ballistic Vest LVL 3: Absorbs 150 damage and increases healing item usage by 25
Grants vision when an enemy looks at you from outside of your FoV.
Enemy equipment within a small radius is visible and highlighted to you, even through walls.
Enemies leave footprints as they move, and increased crouch movement speed.
Faster movement while aiming down sight.
Allows you to identify enemies from farther away by showing their names at a greater distance.
Sleight of Hand
Reload your weapons 50% faster than normal.
You use armor plates 20% faster, and they supply 10% more armor.
Weapons you pick up have a chance to automatically upgrade.
Any usable equipment you pick up has an extra use.
Any throwable equipment you pick up has an extra use.
Your medic items continue to heal for an additional 25% of their value over the next 20 seconds.
When you Harvest, generate 20% more plunder.
Enemies you kill always drop some ammunition.
Enemies you kill always drop some armor plates.
Enemies you kill always drop some medic items.
Enemies you kill always drop some Plunder.
If you kill someone with more Perks than you, gain enough points to match them, and then you can replace this perk.
You are invisible to drones and sensors.
Your Footsteps are invisible, and enemies are not warned when you track them.
Explosive Ordnance Disposal
Explosive Resistance, and you can capture enemy claymores and mines.
Killstreaks activated using Lethal and Tactical buttons
Juggernauts cannot pick up Loot
UAV Satellite Trucks must be charged before scanning an area. Once used, they will remain on cooldown for some time before coming back online.
Mobile Armory: Retrieve loadouts, can only be used once per activation
Earn Plunder by completing missions and eliminating enemies. Purchase game changing items at plunder box locations.
Collect Plunder and convert it into XP by depositing it into ATM machines located throughout the game.
The player who collects the most Plunder in a match will be named the Best Plunderer
There is a minimum amount of Plunder required before depositing it into the Bank
Plunder dropped from eliminated enemies expires after some time
When players enter a Bank, the Bank Alarm will sound, alerting all enemies within the vicinity
Gulag Prison Camp
1 on 1, single round match. Win to respawn.
When enabled, players will have a chance to respawn back into the match by winning a 1v1 fight.
The Gulag acts as a King of the Hill style gauntlet, meaning players in the Gulag Queue will spectate the players who are currently fighting in the Gulag. There will be a countdown on the screen indicating how many rounds are left until you fight.
A Jail Break happens every so often and kicks all players out of the Gulag and back into the match.
Players have the ability to place bets on the players who are fighting using Plunder.
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