The release of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II was a highly anticipated moment for first-person shooter fans. Released in 2009, the game was the sixth installment in the Call of Duty series and a direct sequel to the 2007 Modern Warfare. Fans were eager to see how the game would build on the success of its predecessor.
Modern Warfare II Release Date
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II was released on November 10, 2009 for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Microsoft Windows. The game was also released for the Wii console a month later. Developed by Infinity Ward, the game was published by Activision and was the first in the series to be released for the Xbox 360 and PS3.
Initial Reception of MWII
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II was met with critical acclaim. Reviewers praised the game for its visual design, sound design, and multiplayer gameplay. It was also praised for its single-player campaign, which was seen as an improvement over the original game. The game was also a commercial success, selling over 4.7 million copies in the US within 24 hours of its release. It was the most successful game in the series, becoming the best-selling title of 2009.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II was a major success for Infinity Ward, Activision, and the Call of Duty series. The game set a new standard for first-person shooter games and its initial release date on November 10, 2009 cemented its place in gaming history.