Modern Warfare 2 Season 5 - Release date, leaks, more

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August 1, 2023: Season 5 begins tomorrow and we've got everything you need to know about the new season in our guide.

The Modern Warfare 2 Season 5 release date is on the horizon, much to the excitement of players waiting for another drop of fresh content. Season 5 is expected to be one of the final seasonal updates for Modern Warfare 2, so there's a chance it contains a huge amount of content to tie players over until the launch of Modern Warfare 3.

A new battle pass is on its way to multiplayer alongside the FR Avancer assault rifle and the appearance of Nicki Minaj as a playable Operator.

But, before we share more information on what Modern Warfare 2 Season 5 has in store, take a look at our guides showcasing the best ranked play loadouts and when the next double XP event is set to take place.

When is Modern Warfare 2 Season 5?

Modern Warfare 2 Season 5 will start on August 2, 2023.

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Modern Warfare 2 Season 5 guns and weapons

Thanks to the reveal of the Season 5 roadmap, we now know all of the weapons making their way to multiplayer. Here's a closer look at the new additions to the arsenal:

Modern Warfare 2 Season 5 BlackCell battle pass

Along with the standard battle pass, Activision is likely to release another BlackCell bundle for Modern Warfare 2 Season 5. If you choose to splash the cash, you can get your hands on a range of unique Operator skins and weapon blueprints that allow you to stand out from the crowd on the battlefield.

The BlackCell bundle will launch as soon as the new season rolls out.

Modern Warfare 2 Season 5 Operators

Alongside two famous rappers reportedly joining the fight, Activision has unveiled three Operators arriving in Season 5. Here's the full list of confirmed and rumoured Operators:

Modern Warfare 2 Season 5 maps

There are a total of five multiplayer maps appearing in Season 5 of Modern Warfare 2 and one of them is a classic battlefield from Call of Duty 4! Here's the full MW2 Season 5 map list:

  • Strike (6v6)
  • Punta Mar (6v6)
  • DRC - Zone 1 (6v6)
  • Lounge (Gunfight)
  • Canal (Gunfight)

That's all there is to know about the Modern Warfare 2 Season 5 update so far. Once more information emerges we'll update the guide with a closer look at the content arriving.

In the meantime, check out our guides highlighting the best SMG and how to unlock the Izzy Operator.

For more articles like this, take a look at our Guides and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 page.