The Warzone and Modern Warfare 2 Season 5 preload is the perfect opportunity for players to download the seasonal update before it starts rolling out. Season 5 is expected to be one of the final Warzone and Modern Warfare 2 seasons before the launch of Modern Warfare 3 meaning there's a high chance of the update containing a huge amount of content.
Usually, you have the ability to preload a seasonal update ahead of time which is particularly useful if your internet speeds aren't the fastest. Once the preloading is finished, you can drop straight into the action and start grinding through the battle pass as early as possible.
Can you preload the Warzone and MW2 Season 5 update?
Yes, you can! The preloading window for the Warzone and Modern Warfare 2 Season 5 update is now open.
It's definitely worth downloading Season 5 ahead of time, then you can load into the game as soon as the countdown timer ticks down to zero.
Warzone and MW2 Season 5 preload start date
For PlayStation users, preloading the Season 5 update started on August 2 shortly before the update goes live.
If you're on Xbox, search for Warzone and Modern Warfare 2 within your game library then select 'Manage games and add-ons' which should start the download. If not, take a look at the download queue and see if it's there.
When does Warzone and MW2 Season 5 start?
Season 5 commences on August 2, 2023, meaning there's a chance preloading starts on the same day.
If there's no preloading window, the update will start rolling out across PC, Xbox, and PlayStation in the hours leading up to launch day. For now, expect preloading to start soon until Activision says anything different.