Best Modern Warfare 2 maps 2022

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Image showing Highrise map from Modern Warfare 2
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January 20, 2023: With Season Two delayed, it's a while until any new MW2 maps make their way to multiplayer.

Modern Warfare 2 maps are a hot topic of conversation within the community. As players start dropping into Infinity Ward's latest dose of multiplayer action, the game features a wealth of battlegrounds designed for fast-paced action and large-scale warfare.


In addition to brand-new designs, Activision is already teasing the arrival of classic maps with the launch of season one much to the excitement of fans.

Before we take a closer look at the best Modern Warfare 2 maps, check out our other guides showcasing the best Modern Warfare 2 guns and the best Modern Warfare 2 perks to use as part of a loadout.

Best Modern Warfare 2 maps 2022

S Tier Mercado Las Almas Zarqwa Hydroelectric Al Bagra Fortress Shoothouse
A TierBreenbergh Hotel Farm 18 Embassy Crown Raceway El Asilo
Z TierSanta Sena Border Crossing Taraq

The tier list above ranks the entire Modern Warfare map pool based on their layout and how they play across a variety of game modes. After dropping into a few multiplayer matches, Mercado Las Almas, Al Bagra Fortress, and Zarqwa Hydroelectric are the best to play.

As the seasons progress, we'll continue to adjust our tier list.

Modern Warfare 2 season two maps

Following the return of Shipment as part of Season One, there are no indications surrounding the new maps expected to arrive as part of the second season of post-launch content.

Many are hoping for some brand-new maps but expectations suggest another recycled map from a previous Modern Warfare title is on the way. Once we hear more, we'll update the guide with all the intel you need.

Is Grand Prix in Modern Warfare 2?

During the beta weekends, all mentions of the Grand Prix map disappeared from Call of Duty's social media channels.

Amid fears of the map disappearing for good, Crown Raceway continues to prove an extremely popular multiplayer battleground thanks to its familiar three-lane design and sightlines to suit all styles of play.


Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer maps

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 2022 Multiplayer Maps

Here's a list of confirmed Core Maps appearing in Modern Warfare 2:

  • Grand Prix (Renamed to Crown Raceway)
  • Farm 18
  • Breenbergh Hotel
  • Mercado Las Almas
  • Taraq
  • Al Bagra Fortress
  • Zarqwa Hydroelectric
  • Santa Sena Border Crossing
  • Embassy
  • El Asilo
  • Shipment
  • Shoothouse

Modern Warfare 2 battle maps

Battle Maps are likely to appear in Ground War and are areas from the new map appearing in Warzone 2. Here are all of the Modern Warfare 2 Battle Maps confirmed so far:

  • Sariff Bay - Set in fishing village.
  • Sa'id - Designed for "urban combat."
  • Santa Sena
  • Zarqwa Hydroelectric
  • Al Bagra Fortress

Is Terminal in Modern Warfare 2 2022?

The thought of iconic maps from 2009's Modern Warfare 2 making a return in Modern Warfare 2 2022 is an exciting one. While we know Terminal is making an appearance as a point of interest in the new Warzone 2 map, it's unknown if the airport is returning as a map.

Once the game launches and we see the full map pool, we will reveal if Terminal appears.

That's all we know about the modern warfare 2 maps so far. For more Modern Warfare 2 news, find everything you need to know about the game on our page containing the latest leaks and information.