Does Warzone 2 have proximity chat?

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May 15, 2023: Season 3 Reloaded is underway and proximity chat remains a popular feature.

Warzone 2 is out right now. Season 3 Reloaded for Call of Duty's battle royale is well underway and players continue to utilise Warzone 2 proximity chat to their advantage in Al Mazrah and Ashika Island.

Alongside the new elements, there's one question on the minds of players preparing to drop into the action. Does Warzone 2 have proximity chat? The feature works well in other games and could be used to communicate with nearby opposition.

Elsewhere in the Warzone 2 universe, check out our guides containing early predictions on the best Warzone 2 guns and everything we know about Warzone 2 ranked play.

Does Warzone 2 have proximity chat?

Activision confirms Warzone 2 has proximity chat, which is a first for the shooter franchise. Proximity chat appears to be enabled by default.

As soon as you drop into Al Mazrah, you can hear nearby players and communicate with them during a match.

What is Warzone 2 proximity chat?

For those unfamiliar with proximity chat, it's a line of communication that opens when you're near another player during a match. You'll have the ability to hear what they're saying and they can hear what you're saying resulting in another layer of strategy.

Choose to lure them in by relaying false intel or keep your comms coded to stop them from planning a counterattack. The feature is one of the standout elements of Warzone 2, giving players opportunities to trash-talk their opposition or to chat with them in a bid to gain valuable intel.

Warzone 2 players standing close to metal wall
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Is Warzone 2 proximity chat worth using?

With the launch of Season 3 Reloaded on the horizon, it's personal preference if you want to use proximity chat during a match. Using it is plenty of fun but if you decide not to, it won't harm your chances of taking a trip on the victory helicopter.

Warzone 2 Season 4 release date


With Season 3 Reloaded now underway, attention is already turning to what Season 4 has in store. According to the in-game timer, the next seasonal update will launch on May 14.

Season 3 Reloaded included plenty of content and there's a very high chance Season 4 sees even more.

That's everything there is to know about Warzone 2 proximity chat so far. For more, check out our guides showcasing our early thoughts on the best Warzone 2 SMG and the latest intel on the first Warzone 2 double XP event.

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