The third installment in the Modern Warfare series, a direct sequel to 2009’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, and the eighth Call of Duty installment will be hitting stores on November 8, 2011. Are you ready?

Check out the trailer above while you count down the days to Modern Warfare 3. The all-new behind the scenes multiplayer video previews Kill Confirmed and Team Defender, two of the all-new multiplayer modes in Modern Warfare 3. Private matches have been significantly enhanced to allow players to create new, fully customizable game modes and share those newly created game modes with friends and the community.