PlayStation players, it's almost time to crack the code with Lockpick, a PlayStation-exclusive Operator coming to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III. As announced at Call of Duty: Next a few weeks ago, the Lockpick Operator Pack will be available starting November 10 for anyone who pre-orders Modern Warfare III at PlayStation Store. With the game's launch around the corner, Sledgehammer Games wanted to share some in-depth details on the inspiration for this cunning character and a couple of the tools she'll have at her disposal.

Who is Lockpick?

Élodie "Lockpick" Michaux was born in Paris and raised by her mother and four streetwise older brothers. She developed tough skin and light fingers as she idolized and tried to imitate them. She went from stealing fruits from local stands to higher-level robberies. Any time she got caught (a rarity), she was able to charm her way out of serious consequences.

Her brothers straightened out as they got older, but Élodie was up to the same tricks... until her crimes – and the police – caught up with her. Élodie's brothers bailed her out and staged an intervention. Out of love for them, Élodie gave up her criminal ways, and eventually followed them into the army where she quickly proved herself and entered the Special Forces, specializing in demolitions.

Over the next five years, three brothers died in action, and one brother was severely disabled. After her third brother died, she became disillusioned with army life and left.

With her mother and remaining brother to care for, she turned to friends from the old days on the streets, who asked for help with an art heist. Élodie, with skills in disarmament, explosives, and thievery, agreed. They succeeded, and she became well-off.

This became what she did to support her family from then on. And the more jobs she does, the more others hear about her skills, and the better the jobs become.

What are Lockpick's weapons?

Élodie comes with the Starry Knife Melee Blueprint and the AMRican Gothic SMG Weapon Blueprint, also unlocked as part of the Lockpick Operator Pack and usable with any operator in Modern Warfare III.

When stealth is key, there's no better weapon than the Knife blueprint to take down opponents before they even know you were there. But if a situation does get sticky at close range, this SMG Blueprint is the right tool for the job, being light but packing a major punch.

Both of these weapons also draw from the artistic design of Lockpick herself, leveraging her blue camo with gold accents. The SMG Blueprint even comes with a blue tracer effect, allowing players to colorfully work their way through their objectives.

When will Lockpick be available?

The Lockpick Operator Pack will be available starting November 10 for anyone who pre-orders Modern Warfare III at PlayStation Store. She will also be playable in both Modern Warfare III's Multiplayer and Zombies game modes starting November 10, and then in Call of Duty: Warzone starting at season 1.

Why should I pre-order Modern Warfare III?

In addition to the Lockpick Operator Pack, players who pre-order Modern Warfare III at PlayStation Store will also get Campaign Early Access, starting November 2. This means they will be able to play the game's blockbuster Campaign a full week before it is officially released.

Pre-ordering Modern Warfare III is the best way to ensure that you are ready to go on day one and start experiencing everything that the game has to offer.