Preliminary Guidelines for Infinite Warfare Esports Revealed

With the first season of the Call of Duty World League on the horizon, Activision revealed a preliminary ruleset.

On the day of the game’s release, Activision has announced a preliminary ruleset for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare esports. The list is extensive, comprehensive and covers a lot of information, including specific game settings for every game mode, which game modes and maps will be in play, and what facets of the game will be banned.

Here are a few pieces of information to note:

Banned Guns:


  • A.W.
  • Mauler
  • Titan


  • Reaver
  • DCM-8
  • Banshee
  • Rack-9
  • S-Ravage


  • Oni
  • Hailstorm
  • Hornet


  • Spartan SA3
  • P-LAW
  • Howitzer

Maps and Modes


  • Breakout
  • Frost
  • Mayday
  • Precinct
  • Scorch
  • Throwback


  • Frost
  • Mayday
  • Precinct
  • Throwback

Search and Destroy

  • Crusher
  • Frost
  • Mayday
  • Retaliation
  • Scorch
  • Throwback

The full list of information, including rules for Hardpoint, Search and Destroy and Uplink, and the rest of banned/restricted items like perks and payloads, can be found in the official release by Activision

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