04 Aug 2021 8:39 AM +00:00

Warzone Season 5: Everything You Need To Know

Even though attention is firmly locked onto Season 4 of Warzone, players are already beginning to wonder what Season 5 of the battle royale could have in store.

The upcoming season of post-launch content is expected to feature a number of new Operators, weapons, and fixes to those pesky bugs that have been plaguing the game over the course of Season 4.

Players are already looking forward to the next season, and as the release of COD: Vanguard approaches, it's understandable to see why excitement is already building around Season 5.

Find absolutely everything you need to know about Warzone Season 5 in our dedicated hub!

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Latest News - Warzone Next-Gen Update

First reported by ModernWarzone, Season 5 will see the launch of Warzone's next-gen update. Exact details on what the update includes haven't been revealed but we can expect several performance enhancements and FPS improvements to capitalise on the immense power of the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5.

As soon as more information emerges, we will be sure to update the article with ll the latest information.

Season 5 Cinematic Unveiled

More teasers surrounding Season 5 of Warzone and Black Ops Cold War are beginning to emerge! The first cinematic trailer showing an unnamed Operator executing some kind of brainwashing programme to eliminate Woods as he closes in on Stitch and his plan. Check out the full trailer below:


Season 5 Key Art Revealed

After it was leaked earlier on August 3rd, Activision has officially revealed the key art for Season 5. Check it out below:


Warzone Season 5 Weapons

UPDATE - August 2nd - TEC-9 Pistol Leaked

A leaker has managed to uncover one of the new weapons expected to arrive in Season 5. The TEC-9 is extremely familiar to Counter-Strike players as it is often considered to be one of the best pistols in the game.

Now it's coming to Warzone, there's every chance that the pistol could dominate the close-quarters metagame.

Over the course of the Black Ops Cold War era of Warzone, we've seen the additions of new tactical rifles, assault rifles, submachine guns, and even a Nail Gun. Although no official intel has been unveiled surrounding the new weapons, we may see a brand-new shotgun or another sniper added into the ever-expanding arsenal.

What's Included In The Season 5 Battle Pass?

As we patiently wait for more teasers and trailers, it's currently unclear as to what will be included in the Season 5 Battle Pass. We can expect the usual dose of brand-new weapon blueprints and Operator skins and based on the leaked Operator codenames, there's every chance that there could be a Japanese theme to the content.

Season 4 Outro Unveiled

After leaks revealed the text, Treyarch has revealed the first outro for Season 4. The road to Season 5 is on! Check out the teaser below:


Will Warzone Season 5 Be Delayed?

With the news of California taking legal action against Activision Blizzard and with several employees going on strike, could the launch of Season 5 be postponed to a later date? It wouldn't be the first time that the launch of a season has been delayed and considering the severity of the situation, a delay could be on the cards.

Warzone Season 5 Operators

Notable Call of Duty leaker @Cheezburgerboyz, has uncovered the codenames for the Operators expected to arrive in Season 5. The leaker claims that the Operators will be "heavily inspired" by Japanese folklore.


Is Soap Arriving As An Operator?

Questions surrounding the release of iconic Modern Warfare protagonist John "Soap" MacTavish have been travelling around the Warzone community for several months. Could Season 5 finally be the time Soap arrives as a new playable Operator?

Is The MG36 Coming To Warzone?

Despite no clues or teasers surrounding content making its way to Warzone in Season 5, one eagle-eyed Black Ops Cold War player may have discovered one of the new weapons. Known as the MG36, the weapon was spotted in Rush, the latest classic multiplayer map to arrive in Black Ops Cold War.


Days Of Summer Event Returning

According to several leaks, the popular Days of Summer event is expected to make its return during Season 5 if it doesn't appear in Season 4. Just like the last event, players will get the opportunity to earn exclusive cosmetic items by completing individual and community-based challenges. For all the latest Warzone Days of Summer intel, be sure to check out our dedicated hub!

When Does Warzone Season 5 Start


When the Season 4 Battle Pass comes to an end, we can get a solid idea as to when Season 5 will begin. The current Battle Pass is set to run until August 11th, approximately two months after Season 4 launched.

We can assume that Season 5 of Warzone will begin on August 12th.

Warzone Season 5 Leaks

So far, there have been no leaks suggesting what kind of brand-new content will be making its way to Verdansk and Rebirth Island in Season 5.

Considering that we are moving towards the reveal window for Call of Duty: WWII Vanguard, there is every chance that the upcoming release plays a huge role during Season 5.

COD: Vanguard Reveal Event

Just like Black Ops Cold War, it's widely believed that Vanguard will be revealed through Warzone, meaning the likelihood of an in-game reveal event is extremely high.

There have already been several clues pointing towards a reveal event taking place within the files of the game, so Season 5 could well be the season where Warzone plays host to the very first look at Vanguard.

Weapon Balancing

In the Season 4 patch notes, Raven Software outlined plans to increase the time to kill across the board. With these changes expected to take place during Season 4, Season 5 could well feature another wave of weapon balancing, depending on the success of the changes.

Could this destabilise the existing meta? We will have to wait and see.