When does Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 release?

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“Bravo Six, going dark.”

If you just heard the sound of night vision goggles powering up in your head, you were likely very excited to find out the news that 2022’s Call of Duty title is a sequel to 2019’s Modern Warfare.

Fans of Infinity Ward’s series set in modern times with current day weaponry were thrilled to find out the news that MW2 is coming, alongside a new Warzone experience, both built from the ground up on an all-new engine.

While fans are currently playing Vanguard and the original Warzone, many are hyped to get their hands on the new experiences coming later this year. The wait ahead might be long, but the new games will be here before many will know it.

Here’s when Modern Warfare II is coming out.

When do Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2 release?

Here’s all of the information confirmed by Activision in a special blog post from Feb. 11, 2022:

  • This year’s Call of Duty is a sequel to Modern Warfare 2019​.
  • The new game and a new Warzone experience are designed together from the ground-up​.
  • Expect a massive evolution of Battle Royale with all-new playspace and a new sandbox mode​.
  • A new engine powers both the new Call of Duty game release and Warzone.
  • Development on both the new Call of Duty and the Warzone experience is being led by Infinity Ward.

Activision also confirmed that the new CoD game, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II, will be releasing on Oct. 28. The game will be released on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC on both Steam and Battle.net

Warzone 2 is currently scheduled for release some time “this year.”

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Scott Duwe

Staff Writer & Call of Duty lead. Professional writer for over 10 years. Lover of Destiny 2, Metal Gear, Pokémon, Resident Evil, Final Fantasy, Marvel Snap, and more. Previous bylines include PC Gamer, Red Bull Esports, Fanbyte, and Esports Nation. DogDad to Yogi the Corgi, sports fan (NY Yankees, NY Jets, NY Rangers, NY Knicks), Paramore fanatic, cardio enthusiast.