Kotaku is reporting
that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
is in the works at Infinity Ward
, Sledgehammer Games
and Raven Software
. Continuing after the cliffhanger ending of Modern Warfare 2
, the single-player campaign will carry players around the world as they take on the multiple throwaway roles as a Russian Federal Protective Services agent, SAS Operative, tank gunner, and AC-130 gunner as well as key characters from previous installments and new recurring characters. The game will feature about 15 missions, kicking off with the invasion of Manhattan by a Russian force and wrapping up with a final encounter in Dubai. The game will offer various multiplayer maps and two types of Spec Ops modes: Survival and Mission. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 should be available on November 8th, 2011.