It’s insane that just a week after launch we’re already getting a look at what a new season of Call of Duty looks like, but here we are. There is a lot coming, with new multiplayer maps and weapons, alongside the massive drop of Urzikstan, the new Warzone map. Get ready for that now by running around it via Zombies, by the way. If you want to know more about Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III, check out our review here, and below for the new seasonal details from the Call of Duty Blog.
With Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® III officially live, the community has begun its journey through the ranks of a packed multiplayer mode and an open-world Zombies experience.
The momentum continues with a free Modern Warfare III Season 1 content drop featuring all-new multiplayer maps, the return of Gunfight, mysteries hidden within Modern Warfare Zombies, the arrival of a new Call of Duty: Warzone™ destination in Urzikstan, and more.
Here’s your first glimpse at Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III – Call of Duty: Warzone Season 1 arriving later this year, ahead of the main Announcement comms.
MULTIPLAYER: ALL-NEW MAPS
Three all-new 6v6 maps join the rotation for Modern Warfare III Season 1, with the first two available Day One. Take a look at the new locales below and stay tuned for a more detailed preview of each new MP location in the upcoming Announcement comms.
Meat [Season 1 Launch, 6v6]
Become the best butcher on the block in this compact map centered around the East Bay Meats slaughterhouse.
Greece [Season 1 Launch, 6v6]
Prove you’re no mere mortal in this medium-sized Mediterranean-inspired Map based on a coastal town.
Rio [Season 1 Reloaded, 6v6]
Take in the bright colors, tight quarters, and elegant streets in a fight through an upscale shopping center.
Modern Warfare III – Call of Duty: Warzone Season 1 brings fresh modes, including the return of fan favorite Gunfight to scratch that 2v2 itch.
Stay tuned for the official Season 1 Announcement blog to learn more about additional Multiplayer content, including returning 2v2 maps. Until then, here’s a taste of the all-new Gunfight 2v2 map arriving in Season 1:
Training Facility [Season 1 Launch, 2v2]
Face off in a training course complete with a central shoot house and plentiful climbing opportunities.
ZOMBIES: RIFTS AND WONDER
The Modern Warfare Zombies story continues in Season 1 when Strike Team Operators are tasked to investigate a massive, mysterious gateway that has appeared in the Exclusion Zone.
- Enter the Rift: Inside Dark Aether Rifts, Operators will encounter a sinister and chaotic challenge, with limited time on the clock to complete objectives and escape with their lives (and sanity). Dark Aether Rifts are a new end-game experience to master once players have completed the seasonal mission.
- Friend Zone: A modified V-R11 Wonder Weapon packs a punch, transforming enemies, Zombie or Human, into loyal allies.
- Gear-up: A new category of unique acquisition schematics that will test the player’s skill to unlock.
CALL OF DUTY: WARZONE: WELCOME TO URZIKSTAN
Fight through the all-new Urzikstan map, an urban landscape incorporating 11 major points-of-interest for Call of Duty: Warzone. From the iconic Popov Power Plant in the north all the way through to the Zaravan Suburbs in the south – there’s a new favorite hot-drop for everyone.
Gameplay Update: Call of Duty: Warzone will be updated to include many of the new movement mechanics, encompassing maneuvering from both Call of Duty: Warzone and from Modern Warfare III. Examples include Slide cancelling, Tac-Stance and more. Expect further details soon.
Take Off: Horizontal Ziplines? Check. Drivable Train? Yep. Stay tuned for more details on the multitude of ways to traverse Urzikstan.
Call of Duty HQ Update: Squad up and jump between Modern Warfare III and Call of Duty: Warzone with an update that will make switching between titles more seamless.
SEASON 1: FULL COMMS COMING SOON!
This has been a glimpse into the massive Season 1 content drop. Modern Warfare III Season 1 packs a punch, with a slate of content for players across all online modes. From all-new MP maps, Zombie-infested action, and a new Call of Duty: Warzone destination there’s something for everyone.
There’s still room for surprises throughout the season including MP Ranked and a special snowy event at mid-season and more. Stay tuned for even more detailed intel in the coming weeks.
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