Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II Launch Roadmap

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II Campaign Early Access deploys in just two days for players who digitally preordered the game. With it begins an exciting two months of content, through the starts of Season 01 and the release of Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0.


Check out a quick calendar-at-a-glance:


  • Modern Warfare II Campaign Early Access Pre-load begins – October 19 – 10am PT, All platforms
  • Modern Warfare II Campaign Early Access begins – October 20 – 10am PT, All platforms
  • Preloading the full game start times – Xbox: October 19 – 10am PT
  • PlayStation: October 19 – 4am PT, regional rollout
  • PC (Steam & October 26 – 10am PT
  • Modern Warfare II Pre-Season – October 28 to November 15
  • Warzone 2.0, DMZ and Battle Royale modes launch alongside Modern Warfare II Season 01 – November 16
  • Season 01 Reloaded Introduces Raids – December 16

Head to the Call of Duty blog for a comprehensive guide that details everything players need to know when Campaign Early Access begins this week and beyond, including:

  • Campaign
  • The next chapter of the Modern Warfare story
  • Completion rewards
  • Multiplayer
  • 12 unique modes at launch: 10 traditional modes and two Ground War modes on Battle Maps
  • Special Ops
  • Three missions at launch, all taking place on Al Mazrah
  • Progression overview
  • Some of what’s shared across Modern Warfare II Multiplayer, Special Ops and Warzone 2.0 when it launches includes:
  • 25 Operators at launch – 18 can be unlocked during the Modern Warfare pre-season
  • More than 30 weapon platforms at launch for more than 50 unique weapons. Vault owners gain access to the FJX Cinder Vault Weapon
  • Gameplay mechanics shared between all games within the Modern Warfare II Universe
  • RICOCHET Anti-Cheat
  • Twitch Drops – October 28 – Nov 5
  • COD Shop Gear


Additionally, if you’re planning to play on PC, it’s time to make sure your system is ready to go on day one of Campaign early access and the full game launch. For official PC system requirements, file size requirements and more, head to the Call of Duty blog:


In case you missed it, here’s the Modern Warfare II PC trailer

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