Modern Warfare 3 reveal - Start time, rewards, and more

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August 17, 2023: The Modern Warfare 3 reveal event takes place today. Find everything there is to know about Operation Shadow Siege in our guide.

On the hunt for intel surrounding the Modern Warfare 3 reveal? You've come to the right place. With numerous leaks and rumours surrounding various aspects of Modern Warfare 3 flying around, attention is turning towards the official reveal of 2023's Call of Duty release.

So far, we've seen information on the gun list appear in addition to confirmation of Modern Warfare 2 items transferring over to the new game from Sledgehammer Games.

Before we take a closer look at what Activision has in store for the Modern Warfare 3 reveal, take a look at our other guides containing the latest beta intel, and whether the game will feature SBMM.

Modern Warfare 3 reveal event countdown

The countdown to the Modern Warfare 3 reveal is on! Take a look at the countdown timer below for a closer look at the exact time Operation Shadow Siege is set to begin.

Modern Warfare 3 reveal event


Depending on where you are in the world, the Modern Warfare 3 reveal event start time will be different. Here's all the intel for a number of time zones around the world:

  • 6 PM BST
  • 8 PM CEST
  • 11 AM PT
  • 2 PM ET
  • 2 AM JST
  • 4 AM AEST

Modern Warfare 3 reveal news

With a week until the Modern Warfare 3 reveal takes place, the name of the event has appeared in the Modern Warfare 2 menus.

Known as Operation Shadow Siege, the background image suggests the Observatory POI on Al Mazrah will play an integral role in the battle between Shadow Company and the Konni Group.

When is the Modern Warfare 3 reveal?

Following recent leaks, Activision has confirmed the Modern Warfare 3 reveal will take place during Season 5 of Warzone and Modern Warfare 2.

More specifically, the Modern Warfare 3 reveal will take place on August 17, 2023. This is the likely date for the pre-order window to open and the first look at a new trailer for Sledgehammer Games' latest project.

Modern Warfare 3 reveal rewards

There are rewards up for grabs when completing the Modern Warfare 3 reveal. Here's a closer look:

  • Serpent Slayer vehicle skin
  • Battle Pass tier skip
  • Gas Canister weapon charm,
  • Konni Group emblem
  • Crimson Sound calling card
  • M13C assault rifle

Modern Warfare 3 reveal leaks

As mentioned earlier, there are a wealth of leaks surrounding what the Modern Warfare 3 reveal has in store. Be warned, the next couple of paragraphs will contain potential spoilers so if you want to wait until August, we recommend you skip ahead or check out the best Warzone SO-14 loadout currently dominating matches.

According to user MWIINTEL, the reveal event will see players assisting Shadow Company in capturing a number of missile silos on Al Mazrah. while capturing them, you'll need to fend off AI combatants.

Alongside capturing the silos, you'll be taking control of a bunker which is underneath the Observatory points of interest to grab a gas canister.

Of course, it's worth taking these leaks with a pinch of salt until Activision shares more information in the build-up to Season 5.

Modern Warfare 3 release date


The Modern Warfare 3 release date is planned for November 10, 2023.

That's all there is to know about the Modern Warfare 3 reveal so far. For more, check out our Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone pages for the latest Call of Duty intel before Modern Warfare 3 launches.

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