One of the more controversial missions in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare sees the player respond to a terrorist attack on Piccadilly Circus. But it turns this is quite an old idea – like, Modern Warfare 2 old.
THERE MAY BE SPOILERS AHEAD.
An eagle-eyed Call of Duty player took to the Modern Warfare subreddit to post a screenshot of 2009’s Modern Warfare 2 showing a newspaper clipping found in Makarov’s safehouse. The appropriately-named redditor NuclearFPS pointed out one newspaper in particular carries new meaning in the context of the recently-released Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, as it reports on a bombing in Piccadilly Circus.