Modern Combat 5 Blackout (classes 001)

After keeping mum on the title for nearly a year, Gameloft has finally started talking about Modern Combat 5 this month. We now know that it’s called ‘Blackout,’ we know about the storyline, and we know about some of its features, like unified progression system.

Today, the studio posted more details regarding the game, saying that it will offer a new ‘Squad vs. Squad’ multiplayer mode, limited-time  gaming events, and more. It also shared a couple new high resolution in-game screenshots, which we’ve posted for you below…

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Gameloft says that Modern Combat 5: Blackout will be made up of four main multiplayer modes: Capture The Flag, VIP, Free for All and Team Battle. Squad vs. Squad takes it to the next level, allowing you to join squads with your friends to compete against others.

MC5 will bring competitive team battles to the next level, with persistent squads formed by players. You can join squads with your friends or any other player you meet online, then take your squad online against other squads from around the world. Strategy and team balancing will be key, and players within a squad will have their own dedicated squad chat to talk to each other and plan their tactics. There is also a global chat function which allows you to talk to anyone. 

Modern Combat 5 is expected to be one of the biggest mobile game releases of the year, and those who have gotten a chance to play it have sung its praises. TouchArcade said that the game plays a lot like its popular predecessor, except the graphics are noticeably better.

There’s still no word on when MC5 : Blackout is going to be released, but given Gameloft’s recent uptick in press releases, we imagine it’s not too far away. We should learn more about the game at E3 (the Electronic Entertainment Expo) in Los Angeles next month.

  • Brian F.

    MFi controller support? That’s all I want to know! Definitely buying if I can use Controllers For All tweak with this.

    • Foellarbear

      Yes controller support would be the deciding factor if I consider this game or not.

  • regkilla

    Weak death animations. Pass.

    • Maxim∑

      lol.. they have to cut off some things. Or this would be like 6GB

      • FeaR Fuze

        Animation doesn’t require Gigabytes…

      • Maxim∑

        thank you, but animation requires usually additional scenes and more details in a character + more physics

      • regkilla

        The bodies in MC4 when killed looked so light falling to the floor. MC5 copypasted the same death animations.

  • Chuck Finley

    Call of Duty called, they want their game back.

  • Sekelani

    looks good, ill probably get it