Activision Blizzard might already be on its way to becoming part of Xbox Game Studios, but its agreements with Sony remain in place. Apparently, part of the publisher's contract with its incoming owner's rivals includes a VR version of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.
RalphsValve claims that Infinity Ward is working on a standalone VR mode for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 that will come out exclusively on the PSVR2. In addition, the leaker adds that Sony might reveal Modern Warfare 2's VR mode at its upcoming State of Play event on June 2.
With at least 20 games planned for the PSVR2, Sony is, at the very least, expected to make some big announcements later this week.
However, one reason to believe that a PSVR2 version of Modern Warfare 2 is coming is that another leaker has corroborated RalphsValve's claims. AccountNGT also says that PSVR2 exclusive mode is true and that Activision Blizzard might reveal it ahead of the State of Play presentation.
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Modern Warfare 2 to incorporate VR - Exclusive to PlayStation’s ‘VR2’
— Ralph (@RalphsValve) May 28, 2022
As we have already mentioned, Activision Blizzard must still honor its contractual obligations with Sony.
In recent Call of Duty entries, PlayStation users have enjoyed exclusive beta access as well as timed and exclusive content. Although a PSVR2 version of Modern Warfare 2 is definitely a big project, it's not without precedent. Previously, Infinity Ward released a standalone VR experience for the PSVR, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Jackal Assault VR Experience.
Having said that, a Modern Warfare 2 VR game would do an excellent job at driving sales for the PSVR2, especially if it's available as soon as the console hits the market.
We're just thankful that we don't have to wait too long to find out if this is real or not. Even though the PSVR2 isn't coming out until 2023, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 already has a release date with multiple potential gameplay reveals and trailers coming in June.