Modern Warfare 2 Beta Gathers Nearly 110,000 Concurrent Players
Over 100k players have shown interest in the open beta.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is a continuation of the 2019 reboot entry that takes place in 2022 and features various returning fan-favorite characters. The long-awaited immersive multiplayer FPS features a campaign and an online experience, evidently with massive improvements.
Modern Warfare 2, alongside Warzone 2, is being brewed in a physics-oriented IW engine and looks visually stunning thus far. All the footage and leaks have amped up the anticipations of the community, and the open beta has seen a surge of players.
- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 open beta has piled up over 100,000 all-time-high concurrent players, according to the SteamDB stats.
- The current numerals are around 70,000 at the time of writing, pulling heaps of players successfully.
The Modern Warfare 2 open beta has already gathered over an all-time-high of nearly 110,000 players simultaneously testing the FPS experience in the last 24 hours, as seen on the Steam tracker site, SteamDB. The exact concurrent player count accumulates to 109,425, staggering numbers.
The recent figures stand around 70,000 at the time of writing this article, but it is susceptible to change over time. It would not be surprising for the all-time-high numbers to be surpassed again in the future. The open beta has not been available for that long, but the community is making sure to enjoy it as much as possible.
The open beta has pulled in a large sum of the community already, and the feedback generated will help developers fix lingering bugs in the game. The recurring issues can be patched before the game is officially released in the coming weeks.
The open beta has also led to Modern Warfare 2 is rated on Steam; the current rating does not look good as per Call of Duty standards. It stands at merely 65.18 percent out of 100 percent. The average rating is likely because of the current issues plaguing the open beta.
The 65% rating is expected to improve with the passing period as developers hunt and patch the bugs hindering players’ experience. The Modern Warfare 2 open beta will significantly benefit the end-release, and the generated success of the final release may push the Call of Duty franchise back to its heyday.
The Call of Duty franchise has loomed over the FPS genre with its popular renditions. However, various installments over the years have seen ups and downs in recent years due to a lack of innovation in its generic formula.
Players had higher anticipations from Call of Duty: Vanguard, which, unfortunately, ended as another stagnant iteration. Modern Warfare 2 is anticipated to reclaim the lost zenith that the series once held for Call of Duty devotees.
The upcoming installment brings a bundle of changes to the Call of Duty gameplay across the franchise. It features an advanced AI system, water physics, swimming mechanics, and high-fidelity graphics bumped up to match modern standards.
MW2 is slated to release on October 28, 2022, on both the next and current-gen consoles. The title is arriving on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S.
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