Modern Warfare timed PlayStation exclusivity won't affect DLC maps and modes

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will not be subject to egregious timed exclusivity between PS4 and Xbox One.

Unlike previous titles in the CoD franchise this generation, PlayStation users won’t get a 1-week exclusivity period for new maps and modes.

New multiplayer maps, new modes and any upcoming additional Spec-Ops missions will launch day-and-date on all platforms.

In recent years, the CoD exclusivity deal between Sony and Activision allowed PlayStation gamers to experience new content one week in advance. Last-generation this deal was opposite: Microsoft’s Xbox 360 received all CoD post-launch content before PS3.

With the Call of Duty series bravely entering the realm of cross-play Multiplayer with Modern Warfare, the archaic exclusive DLC deal doesn’t fit. To support a healthy cross-play environment, it would be unfair to give some players advanced experience compared to others.

PlayStation users will still have some form of exclusive content, although Activision hasn’t yet elaborated on what that will entail.

“PS4 players will have an exciting Day 1 advantage,” Activision said. “More details on how Call of Duty will continue to support PlayStation as the best place to play Modern Warfare will be rolled out soon.”

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