That includes new multiplayer maps, multiplayer modes and Spec Ops missions, the company confirmed in a blog post.
It marks a significant change for the series. Recent Call of Duty releases have seen new playable content launch on Xbox One and PC seven days after it’s released on PS4 as part of an exclusivity deal between Sony and Activision, which is ongoing.
PS4 recently played home to exclusive Call of Duty: Modern Warfare alpha and beta tests.
“But the best is yet to come,” Activision says. “For the very first time in our partnership with PlayStation, PS4 players will have an exciting Day 1 advantage. More details on how Call of Duty will continue to support PlayStation as the best place to play Modern Warfare will be rolled out soon.”
For the first time in the franchise’s history, PC and console players will be able to play together online via cross-platform play. Activision’s blog goes into detail about how the opt in/out feature works, ahead of the launch of a new Call of Duty Modern Warfare beta featuring cross-play testing on Thursday.
During a recent earnings call, Activision chief operating officer Coddy Johnson said the company has a number of surprises in store for the “breathtaking” Modern Warfare, “including the largest post-launch content pipeline in franchise history”.
Modern Warfare was pulled from sale on the PlayStation Store in Russia earlier in September, casting doubt over the game’s release in the country.