Season 05 Reloaded: Get Free Access from September 13 until September 20
Jump into Season 05 Reloaded in Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® II and play up to two and a half in-match hours during the week of Free Access play from September 13 until 20. Free Access players will experience a variety of Multiplayer content during the event, from classic Playlists like Shipment 24/7 to new maps and modes like DRC — Zone 1 and Havoc. Deploy across Core, Hardcore, and Party Modes, and for larger-scale engagements, test out some Battle Maps.
Invite your friends and family, recruit some new squad members, or try the game yourself for the first time. Read on for a look at all the maps and modes supported during the Free Access event!
Play the New Season 05 Core Maps
DRC — Zone 1: The latest Multiplayer map to drop courtesy of Season 05 Reloaded, DRC — Zone 1 takes Operators to the high-tech Defense Research Center, where the latest advancements are made in bioscience, artificial intelligence, computer processing, and other advanced topics.
The map’s combination of tight interior spaces around a central courtyard and patio keeps combat moving fast. Use features like the vents in R&D and the service access ramp to outmaneuver your enemies. In this environment, speed and tactics win the day.
Get more intel on this map with our in-depth DRC — Zone 1 map guide.
The Free Access period also features the Season 05 launch maps:
Punta Mar: Head to the coast in this seaside destination where the skies are clear and the views are breathtaking. Fight across the main street and over the rooftops, and watch the shop windows and alleyways for incoming enemies. On this map, there’s little time between engagements, so keep pressing the fight.
Learn the sights before you visit with our Punta Mar map guide.
Strike: There’s danger at every turn as Operators brave the urban landscape of Urzikstan. Check high and low when moving to your objective, and use the map’s larger size to flank enemy positions and tighten your defenses. Explore Strike’s many power positions to get the most out of the environment, whether you’re fighting in the market or around the clock tower, or duking it out along the main road.
Get tips for securing victory by consulting our Strike map guide.
Play Havoc, the brand-new Core Multiplayer mode inspired by classic arena shooter gameplay.
Forget about Perk Packages, Killstreaks, or Field Upgrades: They’re not in this game mode. Instead, all Operators will receive a random modifier at the start of every match. There are 14 total modifiers available with effects like moon gravity, reloading your weapon after eliminating enemies, equipping everyone with flame-tipped Crossbows and Molotovs, and more. New modifiers stack on as the match progresses, activating any time a squad reaches a multiple of 12 kills. Every new modifier affects both teams. Let the chaos begin.
All Supported Maps and Modes
Here is a full list of maps and modes that are currently planned to be available to Free Access players:
6v6 Core Maps: Shipment, Shoot House, Dome, Farm 18, Mercado Las Almas, Embassy, Vondel Waterfront, DRC — Zone 1, Punta Mar, Strike
Battle Maps: Guijarro, Al Malik International
Core Modes: Team Deathmatch, Hardpoint, Domination, Kill Confirmed, Grind, Search & Destroy
Hardcore Modes: Team Deathmatch, Hardpoint, Domination, Kill Confirmed, Drop Zone
Party Modes: Infected, Gun Game, Havoc
Battle Map Modes: Ground War, Invasion
Modern Warfare III Carry Forward
Enjoying the Free Access? Consider purchasing Modern Warfare II today. For the first time in Call of Duty history, the content you earn in Modern Warfare II will carry forward to the upcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III, releasing November 10. Read all about it in our Carry Forward Q&A. Start playing now and take your weapons and Operators with you to the new game.
Modern Warfare II Multiplayer Free Access begins on September 13 at 10 AM PT and ends on September 20 at 10 AM PT. An additional download is required to play. See your platform for details on file size.
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