An image at the bottom of a Steam page has Call of Duty fans hoping that Modern Warfare 2 may be released on Steam.
While there’s no formal confirmation yet of which platforms Modern Warfare 2 will be coming to – let alone a sniff that it may return to Steam after seven years of PC exclusivity on Activision’s own Battle.net – an eagle-eyed redditor u/Kalinine (opens in new tab) saw a familiar ghostly face at the very bottom of a Steam page about DLC (opens in new tab) for Call of Duty games.
On a thread titled “MWII Artwork Appears on Steam,” Kalinine shares a screenshot of what they claimed to be the last photo on the page.
“It appears at the bottom of the DLC page for some Call of duty games like Black Ops 3,” they explained, only to return to the thread shortly after with an update: “the artwork has been replaced with a blank image (opens in new tab)†
mwii_artwork_shows_up_on_steam from r/ModernWarfareII
As you might expect, the quick switch to a blank image has only piqued the interest of fans.
The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Release Date (opens in new tab) – that’s October 28 – was confirmed in a new trailer that focuses on the game’s hyper-realistic art design.
As Jordan described to us at the time, it shows off drone footage as it cruises through the massive Port of Long Beach with shipping containers painted with the faces of the main operators that you can play as: Simon “Ghost” Riley, Captain John Price, John “Soap” MacTavish, Kyle “Gaz” Garrick, and Mexican Special Forces newcomer Colonel Alejandro Vargas.
A sequel to 2019’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Activision says it’s the “most advanced experience in franchise history” and marks a “new era” for the Call of Duty series.
“Modern Warfare 2 is going to usher in a new era for Call of Duty,” we say in our guide to everything we know so far about Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (opens in new tab)†
“Infinity Ward is currently preparing for the full reveal of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 in June, but that doesn’t stop the developer from revealing a few details. We now know the release date, we have some beautiful We’ve seen artwork confirming the return of Task Force 141, and we’ve even heard rumors of an open beta.”
Maybe we’ll learn more about Modern Warfare 2 during E3 2022 (opens in new tab)† Let’s keep an eye on this room, huh?
Read more on our new games 2022 (opens in new tab) guide to a complete rundown of all the other games launching in the coming months.