Pay to win? Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2’s $100 Vault Edition-exclusive bonus instantly unlocks all attachments for a gun

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The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 hype has reached an all-time excessive forward of the Call of Duty: Next dwell stream reveal tomorrow, however a new video posted to social media is inflicting some concern among the many participant base.

The video posted this afternoon teases the FJX Cinder Weapon Vault, a pre-order bonus for the $100 Vault Edition. Players who pre-order will even have the option to use the Weapon Vault within the beta over the subsequent few weekends.

Activision has been considerably tight-lipped about simply what a Weapon Vault actually is, however this video sheds some particulars on what it would imply. The video says it should enable you to “instantly unlock all 50-plus attachments,” chopping out the time it usually takes to degree up a gun and earn them naturally.

This is a direct trigger for concern for some gamers. Normally, gamers start at a degree taking part in area with weapons having to be leveled from the bottom up. Blueprint weapons are related, however these embrace particular attachments that can not be swapped out till different attachments are unlocked.

This merely signifies that gamers who order the Vault Edition and instantly unlock all attachments for the FJX Cinder can be at a direct benefit over different gamers not prepared to fork over the extra $30 for the Vault Edition.

“Stay tuned for particulars on the FJX Cinder Weapon Vault and the brand new Gunsmith nearer to Modern Warfare II’s launch,” Activision teased in an update about MW2‘s editions and advantages a couple of weeks in the past.

The trigger for critical concern is the query of what this may imply for future Weapon Vaults. Will gamers merely have the option to instantly unlock all attachments for each weapon that’s subsequently launched in future content material drops? Previous CoD microtransactions have been principally beauty. This is kind of a totally different beast.

Hopefully, extra can be revealed throughout Call of Duty: Next tomorrow at 11:30am CT forward of MW2‘s launch on Oct. 28.


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