Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 pre-orders - Everything you need to know

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The release date for Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 may be a while away, but attention is already turning towards the Modern Warfare 3 pre-order window. Just like previous iterations of the Call of Duty franchise, you'll have the ability to purchase the game ahead of its launch.

Although leaks have unveiled information on the return of a classic feature and the gun list, intel on the pre-order process is expected to appear in the not-too-distant future. As always, different editions of Modern Warfare 3 are expected to release with a variety of exclusive items to use across the Call of Duty universe.

Before we share more on pre-ordering Modern Warfare 3, check out our other guide containing information on the Modern Warfare 3 reveal.

Where to pre-order Modern Warfare 3

Alongside numerous retailers, you can pre-order Modern Warfare 3 once the window opens on the following platforms:

The Steam page is now live but there's still no option to pre-order the game just yet. As soon as thte others appear, we'll update the guide with all of the options.

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 editions

Just like previous Call of Duty iterations, Modern Warfare 3 is expected to feature a Standard Edition, Cross-Gen Bundle, and the Vault Edition.

Of course, Activision is yet to confirm exact details on the editions available to pre-order but there's a strong possibility of the publisher sticking to its guns for another year. Here's a closer look at what we think will appear in each edition:

Standard Edition

  • Copy of Modern Warfare 3 for your platform
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Modern Warfare 3 Cross Gen bundle

  • Copy of Modern Warfare 3 (PS4/PS5 or Xbox One/Xbox Series)
  • Access to beta
  • Exclusive cosmetic items

Modern Warfare 3 Vault Edition

Similarly to Modern Warfare 2, the Modern Warfare 3 Vault Edition will be the most expensive version of 2023's Call of Duty you can purchase. There's also a high chance of it featuring a range of items. Here's what we expect to feature:

  • Copy of Modern Warfare 3
  • Early access to beta
  • Nemesis Operator pack - Price, Ghost, Warden, and Makarov skins
  • 2 Weapon Vaults
  • Season 1 BlackCell
  • Campaign early access
  • Soap Operator Pack
  • Soul Collector weapon blueprint
  • Zombie Ghost Operator skin

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 price

The price for 2023's Call of Duty hasn't arrived yet, but based on previous years, we've got a rough idea on how much it will cost to purchase each edition:

  • Standard Edition: £59.99
  • Cross-Gen Bundle: £64.99
  • Vault Edition: £85.99
  • Vault Edition upgrade: £25

Once more details appear on the price and each edition, we'll update the guide with all there is to know.

That's all the Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 pre-order intel we know of so far. For more, take a look at the Modern Warfare 3 Perks list containing rumoured details on the new system.

For more articles like this, take a look at our Guides and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 page.