Fans of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 who pre-ordered the game will be able to pre-load the campaign starting October 19 at 10 a.m. PT on all platforms. They will gain access to the Modern Warfare 2 campaign starting October 20 at 10 a.m. PT. At that point, they should be able to play through the entire MW2 story campaign. As for the full game, the pre-load will be a little different depending on the platform.
The release of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is just around the corner, and Activision has announced details on when fans can pre-order the game and when exactly they can play the campaign if they have early access. Anyone who pre-orders the digital version of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 will be able to play the campaign early, and now we know exactly when early access to the campaign will begin.
On Xbox, the pre-load of the full Modern Warfare 2 game begins Oct. 19 at 10 a.m. PT. On PlayStation, it begins at 4 a.m. PT on October 19, with regional rollout. And finally, PC players will be able to pre-load the full Modern Warfare 2 game starting Oct. 26 at 10 a.m. PT.
That’s because it’s been confirmed that Season 1 Reloaded will be released on December 16, the mid-season refresh that Activision is doing with its Call of Duty games to add more content between seasons. Exact details on what you can expect from this update won’t be revealed until later, but Activision has confirmed that the Season 1 Reloaded update will add Modern Warfare 2 raids.
In addition to confirming the Modern Warfare 2 pre-load dates and times, Activision also gave fans a glimpse of the content they can expect post-release. The game’s “pre-season” will run from October 28 to November 15, while Season 1 will kick off with the launch of Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 Battle Royale and the DMZ game mode on November 16. It’s unclear how long Season 1 will last, but fans can expect it to last at least until the new year.
It’s clear that there’s a lot of content planned for Modern Warfare 2 in the months following the game’s release, but fans should have plenty to sink their teeth into on launch day as well. In addition to the campaign, the full Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer experience will be available on October 28, along with the return of the fan-favorite Spec Ops co-op mode. Whether or not all of this content lives up to expectations remains to be seen, but fans will find out for themselves when early access to the campaign begins on October 20 and the full game unlocks later this month.