Warzone 2 Season 3 preload - Can you play early?

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April 12, 2023: Preloading for Season 3 is starting to begin! Scroll down for everything you need to know.

The Call of Duty Warzone 2 Season 3 preload lets players get into the game as soon as the next big update drops. If you're looking to play it on launch, this is everything you need to know.

Warzone 2 is currently one of the biggest games in the world and with that comes a very competitive community. Getting in there and playing immediately is one of the best ways of getting one up on your friends. For this reason, you may want to carve out a little time to preload the new update.

When does the Warzone 2 Season 3 preload start?

Preloading for Season 3 started on April 11 for PlayStation users thanks to Activision's existing exclusivity deal with Sony. The update will automatically start downloading but if it doesn't, simply highlight the game tile, select 'Check for Update,' and wait for it to start.

If you're looking to preload the game on Xbox, hover over Warzone 2, click start, and hit "Manage Games and Add ons". You should be able to search for a new update here. It may also automatically get added to your download queue.

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Over on Steam, you have to right-click on Warzone 2, go into the "properties" menu and click on the updates tab. This will check for any new updates on the store. If you want to see the official confirmation of preload time, you can check out the Call of Duty blog right here.

When does Warzone 2 Season 3 start?

Season 3 for Warzone 2 commences on April 12 and with a wealth of new content coming to the battle royale, many members of the community are hoping it undergoes a resurgence.

If you're looking for more information on the game, here are the best Warzone 2 landing spots, the best Warzone 2 Minibak loadout and the full list of Warzone 2 graphics settings. Given it is one of the biggest games in the world, there's a lot you need to figure out.

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