So how do you start your new life with MW3 online in the best possible way?
Well, you can, of course, just fire up your computer or console and practice a little “learning by doing”…
…or you could acquire some basic skills first, before you enter the digital playground.
If you are going for the last option, I have some tips for you on where to start:
The Closest Choice
Without modesty, I will first of all mention my own collection of Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer guides.
I have already published guides on how to move around in the game and on what you should be thinking about when choosing weapons.
Here is my initial set of guides: Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer guides.
There will be many more guides, tips and tricks to come as the weeks and months go by — both from myself, and from other skilled Call of Duty (CoD) players. So stay tuned!
Get a YouTube Account
If you do not already have an account with YouTube, you should get one as soon as possible.
The Call of Duty/Modern Warfare community on YouTube is huge. Many of those who create videos based on games like Modern Warfare 3 will give you tips and tricks that you will surely benefit from while you are playing the game.
You can create a free YouTube account here: Create Account
In an upcoming update, I will give you advice on which YouTube channels you should subscribe to if you want to be an even better MW3 online player.
The Perfect Beginners’ Guide
One of the best CoD mentors on YouTube — TmarTn — has already started to create video guides to Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer.
In the video below, he gives you advice on what to do the very first time you play the game online:
The video is the first in a series that TmarTn has called Modern Warfare 3 101. In this series, he will share much of his knowledge and skills with you. Click here to subscribe to his channel, so that you catch all his updates.
Excellent MW3 Weapons Guides
XboxAhoy is already a legend on YouTube because of his Call of Duty: Black Ops weapons guides.
Fortunately, he has already started a new series of weapon guides for Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer.
Here is the first episode:
You can catch all of the episodes if you subscribe to his channel (click here).
XboxAhoy is not just anybody. Activision (the publisher of MW3) has hired him to create video guides for Call of Duty Elite. It is wise to listen to what this man has to say.
Valuable Map Knowledge
If you have already read some guides to various multiplayer games, you have probably noticed a piece of advice that almost everybody mentions:
Learn the maps!
There is already an extensive collection of video guides to the various Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer maps, thanks to IGN.
Here is an example:
You can find all IGN’s map guides here: Multiplayer Map Recon
A Class of Its Own
So far, we have covered weapons and maps. But the puzzle would not be complete if you didn’t have some sort of knowledge about how to put all the pieces together.
Woody has already had his hands on Modern Warfare 3 for a while now and has managed to unlock most of the weapons, attachments and perks in multiplayer.
In this video he gives you valuable tips on how to set up Classes in multiplayer:
From the Makers
I should not forget, of course, to mention Activision’s Call of Duty Elite.
This may be one of the best sources for those who want to become a better player in Modern Warfare 3 online.
Call of Duty Elite has a lot to offer under the hood. What I find particularly interesting is the section entitled “Improvement”. This is what Activision themselves have to say about this part of CoD Elite:
Regardless of your skill, you can improve your game with deep strategies, and the custom stats analysis features of Call of Duty Elite. You can also develop tactical strategy with exclusive interactive maps, guide videos and detailed intel.
You can find more info here: Call of Duty Elite