Modern Warfare 3 release time countdown - when does it launch?

A soldier shooting a shotgun at an enemy player in Modern Warfare 3.

A soldier shooting a shotgun at an enemy player in Modern Warfare 3.
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With attention turning towards the full launch of Modern Warfare 3, you'll want to know exactly when the multiplayer servers are switched on so you can load into all of the maps and game modes on offer. Sledgehammer Games' latest Call of Duty is packed with innovative features and is bound to be another popular entry into Activision's storied shooter franchise.

We've got you covered on all Modern Warfare 3 intel you'll need. Find out if the game is releasing on PS4 and Xbox One, and take a closer look at everything about the single-player campaign and the guns and weapons available to use.

Modern Warfare 3 release countdown

The launch of Modern Warfare 3 isn't far away! Campaign early access commences on November 2, 2023, with the full launch taking place a week later on November 10, 2023. We'll be waiting at our PCs and consoles with the timer open so come and countdown to its release with us!

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Modern Warfare 3 PC release time

Depending on your region, the PC version of Modern Warfare 3 will roll out at exactly the same time around the world. Here's the full list of release times:

  • Los Angeles - 9 PM PDT (November 9)
  • Mexico City - 11 PM CDT (November 9)
  • Quebec - Midnight ET (November 10)
  • New York - Midnight ET (November 10)
  • Sao Paulo - 2 AM BRT (November 10)
  • London - 5 AM GMT (November 10)
  • Berlin - 6 AM CEST (November 10)
  • Seoul - 2 PM KST (November 10)
  • Tokyo - 2 OM JST (November 10)
  • Sydney - 4 PM AEDT (November 10)

What to expect from Modern Warfare 3

After impressing players during two beta weekends, expectations for Modern Warfare 3 and Sledgehammer Games are extremely high. With movement changes increasing the pace of play, alongside the return of the slide cancel mechanic, fast-paced action is back in a big way.

The return of an iconic villain has also captured the attention of fans wondering how the latest Modern Warfare trilogy will come to an end. Will Task Force 141 overcome another threat or will Konni Group finally execute their dastardly plan?

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Alongside the campaign and multiplayer, zombies mode makes its long-awaited return. Multiple changes to the mode aim to make it the ultimate undead-slaying experience, packed with all kinds of Easter Eggs to uncover.

That's everything you need to know about the Modern Warfare 3 release! For even more intel on the game, check out our guides showcasing the best Striker loadout and when the first double XP event is likely to take place.

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