Call of Duty: Warzone (opens in new tab) players have spotted a potential teaser for five-man squads in the new season 5 trailer (opens in new tab), suggesting a long requested mode could be arriving as part of tonight's major update to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (opens in new tab).
As posted on Reddit (opens in new tab), a scene from the trailer where Shadow Company blow up Verdansk's Stadium shows at least five people together in a single helicopter, which currently isn't possible in Warzone at present.
Given that this part of the trailer is story focused, it's possible that Infinity Ward is taking some creative liberties that aren't necessarily about to be reflected in-game, but there's certainly reason to believe the studio is legitimately teasing an uptake in squad player counts for this new season.
In an interview with USA Today (opens in new tab) earlier this year, for instance, Infinity Ward co-studio head Patrick Kelly confirmed that the team is "already playing with" five-man squads internally, so there's certainly a strong likelihood that the mode will be part of Warzone's future.
The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare season 5 patch (opens in new tab) is already live ahead of tonight's launch, allowing players to download the hefty new update with plenty of time before they can jump in to the new content, which refreshes both multiplayer and Warzone with more guns, operators, and much more.
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