Why ‘Name Of Obligation: Fashionable Warfare 3’ maps are doubling down on 2009

Why ‘Name Of Obligation: Fashionable Warfare 3’ maps are doubling down on 2009

Because the beta for Name Of Obligation: Fashionable Warfare 3 makes its solution to Xbox and PC at the moment (October 12), NME spoke to developer Sledgehammer Video games concerning the choice to launch with maps from 2009’s Fashionable Warfare 2.

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As introduced earlier within the 12 months, Fashionable Warfare 3‘s multiplayer maps – except for these in its Floor Conflict, Invasion and Conflict modes – are all taken from 2009’s Name Of Obligation: Fashionable Warfare 2.

This consists of the likes of Rust, Terminal, and Favela, which have been considered fan-favourite maps since their debut 14 years in the past.


Chatting with NME, multiplayer artistic director Greg Reisdorf defined that Sledgehammer wished to convey again “one of many biggest launch units ever,” however the studio initially didn’t know what number of maps to convey again.

“We had a variety of debate over like, can we convey just a few over? Can we convey 5? Eight? Which of them do you allow out? We in the end landed on the choice to make it a set,” stated Reisdorf. “It makes them really feel so good due to the way you’re going forwards and backwards between the maps. You’re going from Derail, to Highrise, to Rust, and having that have throughout all of them.”

Reisdorf added that the maps have been modernised with “the newest visuals, audio, and results,” together with some modifications to how the maps are performed. “So issues like Favela or Highrise, you’re in a position to get into spots that you simply had been by no means in a position to get to in 2009,” he stated.

The director additionally shared his ideas on what made the unique Fashionable Warfare 2 so well-liked.

“It had a few of these tough edges that allowed you to really feel such as you had been breaking the sport, however you weren’t,” stated Reisdorf. “It was additionally the time I began at Sledgehammer, in order that’s what individuals had been enjoying on the ground in 2010.


“We had been simply enjoying that time and again. There’s simply one thing concerning the audio, the hit markers, the guitar riffs that go off, in order that’s all stuff we’ve checked out and introduced a contemporary model to Fashionable Warfare 3.”

Elsewhere, Reisdorf and design director Zach Hodson additionally spoke to NME concerning the sport’s prolonged time-to-kill (TTK) and participant suggestions that’s already resulting in modifications.


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