October marks the month of all things spooky for Call of Duty. Traditionally, across both Warzone and the mainline game, Halloween events begin shaping up around this time in ther form of The Haunting. This popular event first made its waves back in 2020 and has since then been a staple of Warzone's seasonal LTMs.
Previously, Activision partnered up with known horror franchises, such as Scream, to bring a taste of slasher-horror to the Battle Royale. The event saw Ghostface (and Donnie Darko's Frank the Rabbit) arrive as limited-time bundles, purchasable through the in-game store. Maps also got a bit of a rework, with classic Black Ops map Nuketown getting adorned with creepy decorations.
Now, as we move closer to October 2023, fans are ready to learn just what Activision has in store for Warzone and Modern Warfare 2. Below, we'll go over everything we know about the event so far, including skins, weapons camos, dates, and more.
Update 16 October, 2023: This page has been updated with the latest news regarding the Warzone 2023 Halloween event.
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When Does Warzone Halloween 2023 Begin? The Haunting 2023 Start Date, Time Countdown
Activision has revealed that the 2023 Halloween event in both Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone will once again be called The Haunting. It is set to take place during Season 6, which begins on September 27, 2023. The Haunting will, however, go live at mid-season on October 17 at at 5 P.M. BST / 1 P.M. PDT / 10 A.M. PDT.
Warzone Halloween 2023: The Haunting Game Modes Revealed
According to a recent Call of Duty blog, players wil be able to take part in a number of Halloween game modes across The Haunting in both Warzone and MW2.
The Haunting: Vondead Lockdown
Another LTM, this time taking place on Vondel in a spookier adaptation of popular mode Lockdown. This objective-based mode sees players bring in custom loadouts to capture and hold zones around the map, only this time things are a bit more unsettling.
Warzone Halloween 2023: The Haunting Skins, Leaks, Rumors, & More
Diablo 4 Collaboration
Ahead of the official reveal for The Haunting 2023, a number of leaks for Warzone's Halloween event had begun to surface. The most notable being hints that the main collaboration this year will be with Diablo 4.
Given that both Diablo 4 and Call of Duty are Activision Blizzard properties, it's perhaps no surprise that Activision were looking to draw on their own horror-inspired IPs this year. According to leaks, references to icons for both Lilith and The Butcher had been found in the game's data. Now, as we move closer to Season 6, these collaborations have been confirmed. Here's what's on the way:
- Spawn (New Operator, Tier 0 Skin, and Tier 100 Skin)
- Inarius (Diablo)
- Lilith (Diablo)
- Skeletor (Overlord of Evil)
- Ash Williams (Evil Dead 2)
- Alucard (Hellsing)
- Gaia (Nova Skin)
- DOOM (DOOM, Weapon Bundle)
Leaked Weapon Mastery Camo
Another major leak came in the form of a special Mastery Camo. As posted by @DETONATEDcom (and via @Soupsilly_) on X (Twitter), players will be able to get their hands on a special Mastery Camo as part of this year's Halloween event aacross both Warzone and MW2. At the time of writing, the Camo remains nameless but it can be seen with a blue and green base with a neon purple texture moving across it. This Mastery Camo is animated.
Warzone Halloween 2023 Skins
Lastly, a number of new Operators and Halloween-themed skins will be available to grab during Season 6, including:
- Al Simmons (New Operator)
- Burned Spawn (Al Simmons Skin)
- Creepy Clown (Fender Skin)
- Violator (König Skin)
- Disruptor (Horangi Skin)
- Soul Crusher (Vega Skin)
- Nikto Spawn (Nikto Skin)
That's all for this year's Halloween event for both Warzone and MW2. We'll continue to update this page as more information is made available, so be sure to check back soon.
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