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Modern Warfare & Warzone Update COUNTDOWN: 8 December – Latest News, Playlist Update, Release Dates & more

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Release Date

The next playlist update will be arriving in Call of Duty Warzone and Modern Warfare on Tuesday, 8 December between 1-2pm ET / 6-7pm GMT.

We'll update this page with the patch notes once they drop.

Expected Content

Infinity Ward regularly uses their playlist updates to refresh their game modes in both Warzone and Modern Warfare and we expect nothing different this time around.

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PERSONALISE: Select your own unique character to use in Warzone

In addition, Infinity Ward uses the update as a chance to fix any bug issues to the games.

Keep reading to find out what arrived earlier this week.


December 1st Playlist Update

Infinity Ward dropped a playlist update on 1 December. It included the following:

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REFRESH - Infinity Ward has dropped a brand new playlist update

Modern Warfare:

  • Gunfight: Snipers Only
  • Deathmatch Domination
  • “Stir Crazy” (10v10 on small maps)
  • “A Little DIY” (Scrapyard and Hardhat)


  • Added Plunder Quads
  • Removing Blood Money Trios

COD Warzone & Black Ops Season One Release Date

Season One will now launch on Wednesday, 16 December.

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WHERE TO LAND - It's important you select a good landing spot when beginning a Warzone game!

The release date of Season One across the new Black Ops Cold War and free-to-play, free-for-everyone Warzone has been moved from Thursday, 10 December to Wednesday, 16 December.


In an official statement, Activision said: “It’s an unprecedented amount of free content and the teams are currently prepping… we’re taking a few more days to finalize everything before unleashing this massive drop of new, free content to the community.”