Robert Bowling, Infinity Ward’s Creative Strategist has confirmed all new modes inbound this weekend for Modern Warfare 3. Details of the new updates has been revealed on the official Call of Duty community website and have been listed below.
As well as new modes, the addition of Community Playlists will be introduced (think Halo) This is where popular or unique private match modes can come to the public playlists, so you can start ranking up on them!
Get to the drop zone to earn points, the first team to 7500 points wins the round, but thats not all. As long as the Drop Zone is occupied, a care package will drop every 15 seconds, which ever team has the most members in the drop zone at that point “owns” the care package, but anyone can steal it. This is the only way to earn air support in this mode, all other pointstreaks are disabled. You’ll earn 20 points per team member, for every second they’re in the drop zone plus 20 XP individually for your time spent in the zone. Kills are worth 50 XP in this mode.
Custom Settings: Pointstreaks (besides those obtained through in-game care packages) are disabled.
Hardcore HQ Ricochet
Adding Hardcore Headquarters to the Hardcore Team Tactical playlist.
Converting all Hardcore modes to Ricochet variant as a response to team killing. This means, any friendly fire, is applied to the attacker, rather than the victim. So choose your shots wisely and any attempt to team kill will simply kill yourself.
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