Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Developer(s) Infinity Ward, Sledgehammer Games
Publisher(s) JP Square Enix
NA/EU Activision
Series Call of Duty
Release date(s) November 8, 2011
Release type Multi-platform
Genre(s) Action, First-person shooter
Mode(s) Single-player, Co-op, Multiplayer
GameID(s) BLES01428 (IRD), BLES01430 (IRD), BLES01431 (IRD), BLES01432 (IRD), BLES01433 (IRD), BLES01434 (IRD), BLUS30838 (IRD), NPUB30787, BLES01429 (IRD), BLJM60404 (IRD), NPEB00967
NPEB90449, NPUB90636
Internal resolution 1024x600
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is a 2011 first-person shooter video game, jointly developed by Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games and published by Activision. The game was released worldwide in November 2011 for Microsoft Windows, the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii. It is the third and final installment in the original Modern Warfare saga, a direct sequel to 2009's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, and the eighth Call of Duty installment overall. A separate version for the Nintendo DS was developed by n-Space, while Treyarch developed the game's Wii port. In Japan, Square Enix published the game with a separate subtitled and dubbed version.

The game's campaign follows Modern Warfare 2 and begins right after the events of its final mission. Similar to Modern Warfare 2, it is centered around the Task Force 141, which contains Captain Price, Soap MacTavish, and Yuri, one of the playable characters. Alongside the Delta Force and Special Air Service, they hunt Vladimir Makarov (the main antagonist of the trilogy), a Russian terrorist who leads the Russian Ultranationalist party. He leads several terror attacks across Europe, triggering a large-scale war between the Ultranationalists and friendly forces. For the game's multiplayer mode, new mode types and killstreak choices were brought in. Improvements were also made to the mode that solved issues that appeared in Modern Warfare 2.


No options that deviate from RPCS3's default settings are recommended for this title.

Known Issues

There are no reported issues with this title.

Special Notes

Netplay testing

For the complete list of games tested with RPCN, please check the RPCN Compatibility List.

Game Version RPCS3 Version Connects? Create/Join lobbies? Match with others? Online features working? Requires custom servers? Notes
1.24 N/A No No No No Not available

Canary Patches

PPU-bffb6b6d9e99cb68030610793036c10698071ad6: # default.self 1.00
  "1280x720 Resolution":
      "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Singleplayer)":
        BLES01434: [ 01.00 ]
    Author: "FlexBy"
    Notes: "Original resolution is 1024x600. Causes rendering bugs."
    Patch Version: 1.0
      - [ be16, 0x006af462, 1280 ]
      - [ be16, 0x006af466, 720 ]