When does Modern Warfare 2 season 1 start?

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November 15, 2022: The start of Modern Warfare 2 Season One isn't far away. Find out the exact start date below!

When does Modern Warfare 2 season 1 start? That's a question already on the minds of players dropping into Infinity Ward's latest dose of multiplayer action. The sequel to 2019's Modern Warfare comes with an all-new weapon arsenal and map pool to master but the community is already turning its attention to the first content drop.

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Although little is known about Modern Warfare 2 season 1, Infinity Ward is already teasing the arrival of fan-favourite maps much to the excitement of fans. Just like the previous Call of Duty seasons, season 1 will contain a new battle pass, new guns, and so much more.

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Before we take a closer look at when season 1 begins, check out our guides showcasing the best Modern Warfare 2 LMG and the best Modern Warfare 2 perks to use as part of a loadout.

Modern Warfare 2 season 1 start date

The first season of Modern Warfare 2 begins on November 16, 2022 which isn't too far away. Although some may have expected the first season to begin alongside the launch of the game, season 1 coincides with the launch of Warzone 2.

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In the meantime, Modern Warfare 2 pre-season is currently underway. The days leading up to season 1 give players the perfect opportunity to rank up their guns and reach level 55 before seasonal levels make their way to the game.

Will Modern Warfare 2 season 1 get delayed?

In recent months, a slight delay to the start of a Call of Duty season isn't out of the ordinary. During the Vanguard cycle, season two was pushed back allowing the developers to improve the state of the game.

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Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer already provides a polished multiplayer offering so the chances of a delay are slim. If there is a delay, we'll update the guide with the new release date as soon as we know more.

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Modern Warfare 2 season 1 content

We already know Infinity Ward plans on bringing some classic maps back in season 1 and despite remaining tight-lipped on new weapons making their way to the arsenal, we can guess which will make an appearance.

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The M13B assault rifle, Victus XMR sniper rifle, and Chimera assault rifle all appear within the game files but they're unavailable to use. This means there's a high chance of them making an appearance in season 1.

Assuming Modern Warfare 2 follows the path of past titles, two weapons will appear in the battle pass while the third will arrive as part of the mid-season update.

That's everything there is to know about the Modern Warfare 2 season 1 start date. For more intel, check out our guides showcasing the best Modern Warfare 2 LMG and all there is to know about upcoming Modern Warfare 2 double XP events.