Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 reveal event countdown - Warzone, leaks, and more

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August 17, 2023: The Modern Warfare 3 reveal takes place today! Find everything about the event start time with our useful countdown below.

The Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 reveal event countdown is catching the attention of fans waiting for more information on Modern Warfare 3 to appear. After confirming 2023's release isn't an expansion, Activision and Sledgehammer Games will unveil more through a reveal taking place inside Warzone.

Known as Operation Shadow Siege, the event will see players drop into Al Mazrah to complete an objective assigned by Shadow Company leader Phillip Graves. After the event, there's a strong chance another trailer will appear.

But, before we share more about what the reveal has in store, take a look at our other guides showcasing the rumoured gun list and how to transfer Modern Warfare 2 skins over to the new game.

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 reveal event countdown

Following weeks of speculation and leaks, Activision confirms the Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 reveal event will take place on August 17 at 6.30 PM BST within Warzone.

Aside from the Shadow Siege name, details on what players need to do during the event remain a mystery. So far, we know players will group up into squads of four in order to complete the objective.

Without further ado, here is the Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 reveal event start times for a number of different time zones around the world:

  • August 17 - 6.30 PM BST
  • August 2 - 7.30 PM CEST
  • August 2 - 10.30 AM PST
  • August 2 - 12.30 PM CDT
  • August 2 - 1.30 PM EDT
  • August 2 - 10.30 PM IST
  • August 3 - 2.30 AM JST
  • August 3 - 3.30 AM AEST

Like previous reveals inside Warzone, there's a possibility of delays preventing players from loading in. Make sure you're loaded into the game ahead of time to avoid any potential issues.

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Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 key dates

Once the reveal is done and dusted, attention will quickly move to the beta before the full release of Modern Warfare 3. Here are all of the important dates you need to know:

  • First beta weekend - October 6-10
  • Second beta weekend - October 12-16
  • Campaign early access - November 2
  • Full release - November 10
  • Season 1 and new Warzone map - December 5

These dates are subject to change so take them with a pinch of salt until Activision shares more information. For now, all eyes are on Operation Shadow Siege and how it ties in with Modern Warfare 3!

That's all there is to know about the Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 reveal event countdown. For more, check out all of the Perks reportedly arriving in multiplayer.

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