Modern Warfare And Warzone Season 5: Release Date Revealed, Details On Shadow Company

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Activision and Infinity Ward have revealed the release date of Modern Warfare and Warzone's Season 5.

The news was revealed through a new trailer that has also revealed a new faction coming with the latest Season.


The trailer has everyone hyped for the latest Season so let's check out what Season 5 has in store for us all.

Season 5 Teaser

Check out the Season 5 and Shadow Company teaser below.

Release Date

Activision and Infinity have revealed Season 5 will commence on August 5th.

Although we knew Season 5 was going to release in early August, no date has been confirmed until now.


It's great to see we haven't got long to wait so get on with finishing your Season 4 Battle Pass!

Courtesy of Activision

Shadow Company

Alongside Season 5 comes a new faction for Modern Warfare and Warzone.

The Shadow Company have arrived in Call of Duty with a selection of operators to represent them.

Let's check out what we know about Shadow Company and what they'll bring to Call Of Duty.


Who Are The Shadow Company?

The Activision Blog reveals:

"An elite PMC, Shadow Company operates outside the boundaries of the original Armistice. Forged from the fires of in-fighting between the Coalition and the Allegiance, Shadow Company has a framework and agenda all of their own."

"Shadow Company is a splinter group formed without compromise, ready to take the war directly to Mr. Z and into Verdansk and deal with terrorist threats directly."

Shadow Company are an organisation that operates without pretence and operate under their own terms.

All members of Shadow Company have formal military experience and are experts in their field.

Who Are The Shadow Company Operators Coming To Modern Warfare and Warzone?


Shadow Company will bring with it a trio of operators with a diverse range of skills.

Shadow Company consists of Rozlin “Roze” Helms (formerly Jackals), Velikan,  and Marcus “Lerch” Ortega, the Company’s leader.

The Activision Blog has some interesting details on each of the operators, check it out below:

  • Lerch hails from Plano, Texas and is a former member of the U.S. Marine Corps. Known on the battlefield for his enthusiasm and success in regards to eliminating the enemy, it was better to have Lerch with you rather than against you. Following USMC, civilian life didn’t suit Lerch, so he re-entered the fight in the private sector and is considered a one-man force multiplier. When the Shadow Company CEO came across Lerch’s dossier, he was the perfect combination of skill and moral flexibility. There’s no contract Lerch won’t take on nor challenge he won’t face which is how he finds himself in Verdansk leading the other Operators of Shadow Company.
  • Not much is known about Velikan. Dressed in full body armor for protection in battle and to hide his identity, little is confirmed about this Operator. A shadow of a shadow. Tales of his exploits are written off as fairytales at best and gross exaggerations at worst. Those who know him never speak ill of him. Whether it’s due to fear or respect, no one knows. 
  • Rozlin “Roze” Helms joined the Shadow Company after migrating from the Allegiance faction Jackals. Previously, Roze cut ties with the Armed Services and returned to support her family and ailing father. Periodically in contact with Mace, now a PMC who left the Army after abandoning his post in protest of combat orders he deemed illegal, Roze gained entry into the Jackals mercenary group. Now Roze is letting her skill prove her worth as she provides support to Shadow Company while remaining on cordial terms with Mace.