It’s official, Modern Warfare 3 will be released on November 8, 2011 on the Xbox 360, PS3, and PC platforms. Its predecessor, Black Ops, “has surpassed $1bn worth of sales and became the best selling entertainment item of 2010 in the UK, outselling DVDs and music.” Pre-order page. Continue reading for an analysis of the teaser trailer.

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 will most likely follow in the footsteps of last year’s interim game in the Call of Duty series, Black Ops, as the biggest video game of the year. It will, however, face staunch competition in the form of EA’s Battlefield 3, a similarly themed military FPS.

[via Telegraph]