The Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone Faction Showdown event is the latest in-game event making its way to multiplayer and the battle royale. As part of Season 5 for Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone, the Faction Showdown is tied in with the arrival of some new Operators.
As with previous events, there are plenty of rewards for you to unlock. Before we share more details on the Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone Faction Showdown event, check out our guides for intel on the next Modern Warfare 2 double XP event and the best Warzone SO-14 loadout.
Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone Faction Showdown start date
The Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone Faction Showdown event will begin on August 4, 2023 and come to an end on August 16, 2023.
Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone Faction Showdown explained
The Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone Faction Showdown event sees players picking one of two factions. You can choose to become a member of Shadow Company or join forces with Task Force 141.
To pick a faction, head to the events tab at the top of the screen.
Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone Faction Showdown challenges
Regardless of which faction you select, you need to complete the solitary community challenge. Here's what you need to do:
- Score up to 50 kills
In addition to the main community challenge, there are a number of faction challenges to complete.
Task Force 141 challeneges
- Score 50 Operator kills
- Score 10 longshots with battle rifles
- Score 40 ADS kills with assault rifles
- Score 3 kills with melee weapons
- Score a Finishing Move
Shadow Company challenges
- Score 50 kills
- Score 15 longshots while focused with sniper rifles
- Score 15 kills from behind with SMGs
- Score 10 kills with launchers
- Score 5 kills with lethal equipment
Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone Faction Showdown rewards
By completing one step of the Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone Faction Showdown event, you'll unlock a handful of rewards. Here's all there is to know:
- Loading screens
- Vehicle skins
- Weapon charms
- Battle pass tier skips
- Sniper rifle weapon blueprint
If you complete all five Faction challenges, there are other rewards up for grabs too.
For the Faction that emerges victorious, you'll earn a free Operator skin for either Soap or Horangi along with a weapon camouflage and a one-hour double battle pass XP token.
There you have it, that's all there is to know about the Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone Faction Showdown event. For more Call of Duty, take a look at our Modern Warfare 3 page for all the latest news on 2023's release.