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Modern Warfare’s Double XP tokens no longer work in Call of Duty: Warzone

Black Ops Cold War’s season 1 update brought the wrong kind of surprises to Warzone players

A Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War player uses the Groza on the Pines map Image: Treyarch/Activision

If you played enough Call of Duty: Modern Warfare or Warzone, it’s likely that you unlocked at least a few double XP tokens, or 2XP tokens as the game calls them. These were mostly available in the games’ seasonable battle passes which they shared progress in. These tokens used to give double experience rewards for periods of time like 15 minutes, 30 minutes, or even up to an hour. However, after Wednesday’s season 1 update none of these tokens work in Warzone anymore.

When Warzone players logged into the game after the update went live, many were surprised to see that the 2XP tokens they had accumulated from previous seasons had simply vanished from their menus. As it turns out, the tokens weren’t technically gone, they’re just only usable in Modern Warfare now, but not in Warzone. Players weren’t pleased.

As one player points out, these XP tokens were actually content that was included in the premium versions of the Warzone and Modern Warfare battle passes, which means that people payed to get them. Now their functionality has been limited exclusively to Modern Warfare’s multiplayer mode, a game that some Warzone players might not even own.

The likely reason behind these being disabled is that the new seasonal update also added new levels for players to gain and new weapons for them to upgrade — which would have been affected by the 2XP tokens. Which might have made progress a little quicker to earn than Treyarch and Activision had originally intended.

Of course, just because the old tokens don’t work anymore doesn’t mean there aren’t tokens at all. Instead, Treyarch has introduced its own 2XP tokens which are available to be earned (or bought) in the new Black Ops Cold War/Warzone season 1 battle pass. Just remember to use them during the Black Ops Cold War seasons so they don’t suddenly become locked behind a game you don’t own when the next game in the series arrives.

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