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When does Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2.0 season 4 start?

Both games are getting new maps, Operators, and weapons in season 4

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2.0 are both getting a new season: Season 4. As usual, season 4 will add a boatload of new content to both games, including new game modes, maps, and weapons. Modern Warfare 2 will get a whopping seven maps added over the course of the season. And Warzone 2.0 is even getting a brand new map called Vondel.

Here’s when you can dive in to play Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2.0 season 4, as well as a list of the biggest updates coming to each game.

What time does Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2.0 season 4 start?

Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2.0 season 4 launches on Wednesday, July 14, 2023 at the same time in all regions around the world. Here’s when it will release in your time zone:

  • 9 a.m. PDT for the west coast of North America
  • 12 p.m. EDT for the east coast of North America
  • 5 p.m. BST for the U.K.
  • 6 p.m. CEST for western Europe / Paris
  • 1 a.m. JST on July 15 for Tokyo

What’s new in both Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone season 4?

An Operator wielding a Tonfa in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Image: Activision
  • A new Battle Pass, which includes the usual, including Operators and weapons
  • The Assault on Vondel Event, which lasts from June 14 to July 7
  • New Operators: Nikto (Battle Pass), Io, Ana Vega, Izzy, and Butch
  • A new Operator skin for Farah, which is coming alongside the new RAID mission in the mid-season patch
  • Four new weapons: Tempus Razorback assault rifle (Battle Pass), ISO 45 SMG (Battle Pass), Tonfa melee weapons (Assault on Vondel Event), a mysterious and unnamed shotgun coming in the mid-season patch
  • A new ranked season for both Warzone and Modern Warfare 2, complete with new rewards
  • The Prestige Rank cap is being increased from 13 to 17 (Level 850)

What’s new in Modern Warfare 2 season 4?

An Operator with a pink sniper rifle in Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Image: Activision
  • Six new (and refurbished) maps, with two for each multiplayer mode
  • One new Core map coming with the mid-season update
  • Both Search & Destroy and Prisoner Rescue modes are getting 12v12 variants
  • The RAID finale episode for Special Ops is coming with the mid-season update

What’s new in Warzone 2.0 season 4?

A pair of Operators ride around on a water taxi in Call of Duty Warzone 2.0 Image: Activision
  • A completely new map called Vondel, big enough to hold 18 Operators in DMZ and 72 in Resurgence
  • New limited-time Lockdown mode available at launch
  • A revamped Resurgence mode with new timers and a “Vengeance Icon” that allows you to easily find the players that killed your squadmate
  • A centralized hub menu for DMZ called the Forward Operating Base (FOB) that includes a Stash, Weapons Locker, Bounty Board, and Communications Station
  • New DMZ FOB Urgent Missions that are quick to complete and award Faction Rep
  • Dynamic fog in DMZ, which can make visibility a lot tougher for you and your enemies
  • A new vehicle boss and faction in DMZ
  • A new vehicle — The Tactical Amphibious Vehicle (TAV) — that allows you to drive around in water or land
  • The return of the “Personal Supply Box,” now called the “Favorite Supply Box,” which instantly gives you your favorite weapon
  • A new Public Event exclusive to the Vondel map called High Stakes
  • The Al Mazrah map no longer has a sandstorm, and instead has multiple sand banks scattered around the map
  • Vondel will get a Battle Royale mode in the mid-season update — Season 4 Reloaded

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