Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has an important advance to enhance immersion

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Audio desEsports Extrashas been a priority for Infinity Ward, with drastic changes to the sound of footsteps.

Two months after the new Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 arrives in stores, we are getting to know more details of what development has meant for Infinity Wardwhich returns to the fray with an annual installment that will feature several advanced systems both in its campaEsports Extrasand in multiplayer mode.

However, the study recently wanted to delve into the importance of audio design in a shooter of these characteristics and, as you can see in the video that they have shared on their social networks and we leave you here below, there has been extra work compared to previous editions.


As Stephen Miller, the game’s sound director, comments, the sounds of all kinds of weapons have been faithfully recreated, from AK-47 shots to tanks and helicopters. He says that it is essential the differentiation of sound according to the environment in which the shots and movements take place, something that will be appreciated by those who want to be as immersed as possible in the action.

They have redone the sound of footsteps from scratchHowever, the most important novelty (and which has been a common request among the community of players of franchise titles) has to do with Enhanced Footstep Audio. The direction of the 3D sound has been completely redone from scratch, so the applied technology should work better than in the past, especially when it comes to differentiating where the footsteps are coming from and immediately distinguishing the sounds of the companions that we have around us. side of those of the oncoming enemies.

To see if this sound redesEsports Extrasis really noticeable, we can wait for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 to be released on October 28, 2022 or participate in the different betas that Infinity Ward will carry out in the coming weeks, although reserving the digital edition of the title will give us early access to the campaign, being able to play it from October 20.

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