Don’t expect to see the return of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2‘s highly controversial No Russian mission from the 2009 game in the upcoming title of the same name.
The upcoming Modern Warfare 2 is the sequel to 2019’s hit reboot of the first Modern Warfare game. It may bear the same name as 2009’s game that featured the infamous mission, but Infinity Ward confirmed with GamesBeat that nothing like it will be included in the reboot.
Among the most significant revelations from the interview is the announcement that there will be no missions similar to No Russian, a level that was originally included in Modern Warfare 2’s original 2009 debut (and the 2020 remaster). Designed by Respawn Entertainment co-founder and former Apex Legends Narrative Design Director Mohammad Alavi, the single-player campaign mission requires players to gain the trust of a Russian terrorist by participating in a mass shooting at an airport in Moscow. The mission’s title comes from directions given to the player character just before the mission begins: “Remember, no Russian.” This order is meant to remind members of the terrorist cell to maintain their anonymity by not speaking their native language while participating in the shooting.
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