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Modern Warfare 2 Prisoner Rescue Mode: What is it?

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II is set to release worldwide on Oct. 28, 2022.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II is set to release worldwide on Oct. 28, 2022. / Image courtesy of Activision

Prisoner Rescue is a brand-new core multiplayer mode that is set to make its debut in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.

It's certainly an exciting time to be a Call of Duty fan given that Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2.0 have officially been revealed. In recent days, Activision and Infinity Ward have stepped up their promotional campaigns in-person as well, inviting content creators to get hands-on experience with an early build of MW2 via an early-access event.

Thanks to CharlieIntel, players can now expect Prisoner Rescue to be one of the brand-new multiplayer game modes dropping with Modern Warfare 2.

What is the Prisoner Rescue Mode in Modern Warfare 2?

Prisoner Rescue is a 6-v-6, round-based mode that is said to make Rainbow Six Siege players feel right at home with its emphasis on breaching and clearing doors, walls and rooms.

Teams are split into attacking and defending sides, with players each having one life per round with the ability to be downed and revived like in Warzone.

The objective is to either wipe the enemy team or possess control of the prisoners. The attackers are tasked with rescuing the hostages and extracting them from the building, while defenders attempt to hold their ground and protect them from the insurgents.

At the time of publication, it is unclear how much time each round would last, as well as how many rounds it takes to win or what the overtime procedures would be.

Ultimately, this certainly sounds like a promising game type for fans of Rainbow Six Siege, Search and Destroy and adjacent experiences.

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