Does Modern Warfare 3 have slide cancelling?

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September 20, 2023: Find all there is to know about MW3 slide cancelling in our guide containing all the movement-based intel.

With plenty of movement changes on their way to Modern Warfare 3, there's one question on the minds of players preparing to load into the action. Does Modern Warfare 3 have slide cancelling?

Slide cancelling made its debut in 2019's Modern Warfare and quickly became the best way to navigate around the map as fast as possible. With the map list containing plenty of battlegrounds to master, understanding slide cancelling is hugely important.

Before we take a closer look at whether Modern Warfare 3 features slide cancelling, check out our other guides containing intel on the campaign and the rumoured gun list.

Does Modern Warfare 3 have slide cancelling?

Yes, Modern Warfare 3 will contain slide cancelling which is great news for those hoping for a faster pace of play.

For Modern Warfare 3, slide cancelling will work differently. Instead of resetting Tactical Sprint, the mechanic will no longer reset the faster sprint speed.

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How to slide cancel in Modern Warfare 3

With the beta not available until October, the process of slide cancelling in Modern Warfare 3 remains a mystery. As of writing, we expect the mechanic to require a similar button combination to previous Call of Duty releases.

Once we know more, we'll update the guide with everything you need to know about how to slide cancel in Modern Warfare 3.

Is slide cancelling good in Modern Warfare 3?


It's impossible to tell whether slide cancelling will become a viable movement option when Modern Warfare 3 releases later this year. Considering Sledgehammer Games is emphasising movement changes as part of the game's marketing, there's every chance slide cancelling proves popular.

In addition to the arrival of Tac Stance, Modern Warfare 3 looks to be one of the fastest Call of Duty titles in a very long time.

There you have it, that's all there is to know about Modern Warfare 3 slide cancelling. For more, take a look at our guides containing the latest split-screen intel and the Covert Sneakers Perk.

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