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Modern Warfare 3 Season 3 release date, maps, and everything we know

 Three Operators stand inside a helicopter looking out at Rebirth Island.
Three Operators stand inside a helicopter looking out at Rebirth Island.

When is Season 3 dropping?

Three Operators stand in side profile against a blue background
Three Operators stand in side profile against a blue background

Activision has now confirmed that Modern Warfare 3 Season 3 is planned for April 3, 2024. No timings have been released so far, but previous seasons have dropped at 9am PT / 12am ET / 5pm GMT. Stay tuned for updates!

Modern Warfare 3's next season is Season 3, a sizable refresh that adds in everything from fresh Battle Pass content to new weapons and maps. So far, plenty has been revealed about the upcoming season, which is set to launch very soon indeed.

In terms of what to expect from Modern Warfare 3 in the coming months, there are changes to Warzone, as well as updates to the game's ongoing weapon meta. The Modern Warfare 3 best weapons will likely change quite a bit once the new guns arrive, so it's worth reading up on the new ones that are set to arrive.

Here's when to expect Modern Warfare 3 Season 3, as well as some info on the new weapons, maps, and modes that'll arrive alongside it. As we get closer to launch day, we'll be sure to update this page with everything that's going to be added. For now though, here's what we know about the next season of Modern Warfare 3.

Modern Warfare 3 Season 3 release date

Call of Duty Operators stand against a blue background. 'S3 Battle Pass' is written in white lettering above them.
Call of Duty Operators stand against a blue background. 'S3 Battle Pass' is written in white lettering above them.

Activision has now confirmed that Modern Warfare 3 Season 3 will launch on April 3. As for timings, we can expect the new update to go live at around 9am PT / 12am ET / 5pm GMT. This is when the past few seasons have dropped, but since there's been no official announcement, stay tuned for updates to this section.

Modern Warfare 3 Season 3 update - new maps, modes, and more

There's a decent chunk of content being added to Modern Warfare 3 as part of the Season 3 update. Below, you'll find a list of the main talking points, before we go into each in detail later on in this article. For a full breakdown, head to the Call of Duty blog.

  • New Guns - FJX Horus, MORS, Gladiator, BAL-27 (in-season)

  • New Maps - 6 Star, Emergency, Growhouse, Tanked, Checkpoint, Grime

  • New Modes - Capture the Flag, One in the Chamber, Minefield (mid-season), Escort (mid-season)

  • Zombies - Dark Aether Rifts, New Schematics, Warlord Rainmaker

  • Warzone - Rebirth Island, Biometric Scanner, New Smart Displays, Squad Rage (Field Upgrade), Squad Assemble, Foresight (Killstreak)

  • New Operators - Banshee, Hush, Snoop Dogg, Stasis

So there you have it, that's everything coming in Modern Warfare 3 Season 3 - so far. For more on MW3, check out our list of every map featured in MW3 so far. Elsewhere there's our Modern Warfare 3 review.