Modern Warfare FC event start date, skins, CoDBall, and more

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Warzone 2 player wearing football shirt
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November 23, 2022: The Modern Warfare FC event is underway! Find out how to support a team below.

The Modern Warfare FC event is the first event arriving since the launch of Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2. Coinciding with the World Cup, the shooter franchise has caught football fever as some of the biggest names make their way into multiplayer and the battle royale.

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In addition to the appearance of Neymar, Messi, and Pogba, players have a chance to experience some unique game modes as Season One heads towards the halfway stage.

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Before we take a closer look at the Modern Warfare FC event, check out our guides showcasing the Warzone 2 meta and the best Modern Warfare 2 guns to use in multiplayer.

Modern Warfare FC event start date

Rumours suggested the event would begin on November 21 and after a slight delay, the Modern Warfare FC event started on November 23.

Neymar Warzone skin
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Call of Duty Neymar, Messi, Pogba skins

As part of the event, players have the opportunity to recruit some of the world's biggest footballing names into their Operator arsenal. Kicking things off is the arrival of Neymar who'll appear in the store from November 21. See when Messi and Pogba make their way to both games below:

  • Paul Pogba - November 25
  • Leo Messi - November 29

Call of Duty Support A Team

As part of the Modern Warfare FC event, players can win a wealth of in-game and real-life rewards for predicting the outcome of six World Cup fixtures. Here's a full list of matches you can vote on:

  • England v USA (November 25)
  • Argentina v Mexico (November 26)
  • Spain v Germany (November 27)
  • South Korea v Ghana (November 28)
  • France v Tunisia (November 30)
  • Cameroon v Brazil (December 2)
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If you correctly predict the correct outcome, you'll earn "premium rewards" and if you don't there are still consolation rewards to obtain.

Correctly predict two and four matches to unlock two exclusive weapon blueprints.

MW2 CoDBall game mode

Aside from a small Activision teaser, little is known about the upcoming CoDBall game mode developed by Infinity Ward. According to leaks, the mode sees players take part in a 1v1 battle on quad bikes.

Players use the quad bikes to hit a football into the opponent's goal similar to Rocket League. There's every chance the mode is a limited-time event so be sure to drop into the action when it goes live!

Warzone 2 player aiming down sights
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Modern Warfare FC event challenges

On several occasions, Call of Duty events contain a variety of community challenges where there are numerous rewards up for grabs. At the time of writing, there are no clues surrounding any challenges for players to contribute towards.

If any do appear, we'll share more information on their requirements.

Warzone 2 season 1 reloaded date

With the Modern Warfare 2 FC event expected to start on November 21, many are already turning their attention to the Season One Reloaded update. The mid-season update is set to go live on December 14.

That's everything we know about the Modern Warfare FC event coming to Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2. For more, check out our guides containing intel on the best Warzone 2 LMG and the best Modern Warfare 2 sniper rifle.