Gunfight is set to arrive in MW2 Season 3, but with no maps

Gunfight is set to arrive in MW2 Season 3, but with no maps
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Written by 

Jack Marsh

Published 

6th Apr 2023 13:43

Modern Warafre 2019, despite many of its flaws, was revolutionary. Infinity Ward's title pushed gun skill and pioneered small-based game modes that allowed players to really hone in on winning those all-important "ones." You've got to win those.

The Gunfight mode saw Infinity Ward really advocate the importance of winning, well, gunfights, in Call of Duty - rather than relying on spacial awareness and camping to get kills.

The game mode excelled with specially-made maps such as Speedball and King. But come to the sequel - Modern Warfare 2 as we know it now - Gunfight has been stripped back completely. Amid its arrival in Season 3, it's set to arrive without a single specially-made map.

Gunfight mode will arrive in Season 3 with no new maps

According to new leaks, the Gunfight mode (which is set to arrive come the start of Season 3) will come with no new maps, meaning the likes of Speedball and King won't be remastered from the off.

Instead, the Gunfight game mode will be played on chopped-up bits of the pre-existing Modern Warfare 2 maps. Considering the various complaints about Modern Warfare 2  maps (or lack of), it's sure to rattle players.

One critic grumbled, "Budget cuts me thinks," while another added, "Does IW have no map makers anymore or wtf is the problem???" A third concluded, "The more content releases the more it feels like they are REALLY trying to put as little resources as possible into this game."

Which maps will be in Gunfight mode in MW2?

I know what you are all thinking, "Please don't be Senta Sena". Well, we can only hope, but some of the more probable places in the pre-existing maps could include the middle lane of sight in Mercado Las Almas and the centre building of Farm 18.

Other possible locations could include the centre of Valderas Museum, the first Hardpoint hill location in Zarqwa Hydroelectric, the car-side of Shoot House, and, of course, the whole Shipment map.

With hope more maps will be added in future updates, even if it is just the remastering of the 2019 variants that became so popular.

Jack Marsh
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Jack Marsh
Jack is an Esports Journalist at GGRecon. Graduating from the University of Chester, with a BA Honours degree in Journalism, Jack is an avid esports enthusiast and specialises in Rocket League, Call of Duty, VALORANT, and trending gaming news.
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