Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Multiplayer Can Already Be Played Locally

The glitch makes it possible to get a glimpse of certain features before everyone else.

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  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 digital deluxe edition allows gamers to play the campaign, but many users can already access the local multiplayer.
  • The multiplayer can be played in the offline local mode, letting players catch a glimpse of various features before the modes unlock.
  • The game is set to launch on November 10, 2023, for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X, and PC.

It appears that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 fans have already figured out ways to access the locked multiplayer mode but with a caveat. It can only be accessed locally and is limited in features. However, a certain method has allowed users to explore all the features hidden in the offline local mode. It is an important feature that can allow players to gain an advantage over the others who wait for it to unlock on time.

As shared and clarified by the Call of Duty insider @charlieINTEL, the local multiplayer can be played in the offline local mode. However, Activision has its eyes set on anyone with a prepared DMCA strike for users who dare to post any content from the locked mode.

Certain steps need to be followed in order to get access to the Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer mode in local play. While connecting to servers, quickly back out and wait for the error message. The “connection failed” message will give users an option to sneakily go offline. The method appears to be working on both consoles according to Charlie.

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While the multiplayer modes are a big deal, the campaign has currently attracted the most attention from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare fans. It is smaller in size —for undisclosed reasons— compared to the past releases and only lasts 3-4 hours. Moreover, the fans are quite dissatisfied with the story in the campaign, calling it lackluster and bland to play. The title is due in a day, but physical copies have already been out for a while.

A plethora of newcomers are planning to play Modern Warfare 3 for the first time when it launches. We suggest reading our best PC settings and high optimization to get the most out of the FPS. Also, the title is prone to various glitches, but this write-up about MW3 crashing, errors, and bugs provides the best remedies against some of the most rampant issues.

The anticipated reboot by Activision is slated to be released on November 10, 2023, for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X, and PC. The rest of the game, including multiplayer and zombie modes, will not be available to play until the official release date.

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