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Call of Duty Warzone players can try Modern Warfare multiplayer for free this weekend, Season 5 roadmap revealed

Warzone players will be able to try Call of Duty Modern Warfare’s multiplayer for free this weekend, as details of Season 5 are revealed.
Call of Duty Warzone players can try Modern Warfare multiplayer for free this weekend, Season 5 roadmap revealed

Ahead of Season 5’s launch tomorrow, Activision has revealed what you can expect in Call of Duty Warzone and Modern Warfare when it arrives. 

As revealed in a recent trailer, the stadium will be opening up in Warzone, allowing players to drop in from the sky and flank enemies around the seating areas. 

You’ll also be able to gain access via new Exterior Ascenders aka ziplines which will be dotted around the map, meaning snipers may have to watch their backs when camping atop certain areas. 

It isn’t the only new part of the map either, with the interiors of the train station also opening up for combat. The much teased loot train will also be added, which will travel around the map.

Warzone Season 5
The stadium is opening up (Picture: Activision)

A new mode titled Mini Royale is also being added, which has a reduced amount of players but heightens the tension with a shorter runtime. 

“Only the first and last five minutes of a normal BR game exist meaning rapid deployment, constant movement, and high-kill strategies are set to yield victories that are both short and sweet,” the description reads. 

You can check out the full roadmap of Season 5 below, which also includes new maps and weapons for Modern Warfare. 

Call of Duty Season 5 roadmap
The roadmap for Season 5 (Picture: Activision)

The new maps in Modern Warfare available from Season 5's launch are listed below. 

  • Suldal Harbor (multiplayer)
  • Petrov Oil Rig (multiplayer)
  • Verdansk Intl. Airport (Ground War)
  • Livestock (Gunfight)

Along with two new weapons and mode Search and Destroy Double Down, new operator Lerch will also be available from launch.

But what's on the horizon? The roadmap teases operator Velkan will be available down the line, along with new multiplayer modes Bare Bones and Ground War Reinforce. 


When does the Call of Duty Modern Warfare free multiplayer weekend start?

Warzone players will also be able to play Modern Warfare’s multiplayer for free from Friday 7th August 10am PT to Wednesday 12th August at 10am PT. 

There will be five multiplayer maps available in the free weekend, including two new maps Suldal Harbor and Petrov Oil Rig. A variety of deathmatch and objective-based modes will be available in the free playlist. 

You can check out when the free multiplayer weekend starts below in your region. 

  • UK - 6pm BST
  • Europe - 7pm CEST
  • West Coast US - 10am PT
  • East Coast US - 1pm ET
  • Australia - 3am AEST

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