MW2 & Warzone 2 Season 2 Reloaded: Release date, maps, weapons, raid & more

MW2 & Warzone 2 Season 2 Reloaded: Release date, maps, weapons, raid & more
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Written by 

Tarran Stockton

Published 

10th Mar 2023 10:01

You may want to know, when is Warzone and MW2 Season 2 Reloaded set to launch? Modern Warfare 2 is now on its second season after a lot of success with the game's initial release, and like the previous season, it's set to receive a mid-season update titled Reloaded which makes some changes and adds new content. 

If you're wondering when this mid-season shakeup is coming, check out our explainer of when Warzone and MW2 Season 2 Reloaded is set to release and what content is being added. 

  • Check out our full breakdown and explainer of MW2 ranked play, which covers skill divisions, challenges, and more. 

MW2 & Warzone 2 Season 2 Reloaded: Release date

In a Call of Duty blog post about Modern Warfare 2 Season 2 Reloaded, Activision revealed the update will be releasing on March 15, which is the halfway point of the current season. The update will become available just prior to 5 pm GMT (9am PST/12 pm EST/7 pm CEST).

MW2 & Warzone 2 Season 2 Reloaded: New content

With Season 2 Reloaded comes a bunch of new content too, ranging from a brand-new map, to more game modes, and even a new weapon. Here's all the stuff being added in the next update

Raid episode 2

MW2 & Warzone 2 Season 2 Reloaded: New content raid
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You can take control of Captin Price, Farah, and Gaz once again in a brand-new Raid episode where they are searching through Atomgrad to find a deadly warhead. Completing this Raid will unlock a Bad Boonie Operator skin for Price, which can be used on MW2 and Warzone 2 multiplayer modes. 

New map: Himmelmatt Expo

MW2 & Warzone 2 Season 2 Reloaded: New content map
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You can experience a brand-new map in Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer, Himmelmatt Expo, a 6v6 map set in a European mountainside retreat. Activision released a full map guide too, which you can find here for more information. 

More party game modes

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There are three new game modes that will be available on the multiplayer playlists. These are:

  • Drop Zone - A classic COD mode where you capture and hold the Drop Zone to call in Care Packages. 
  • All or Nothing - A mode where everyone is only equipped with throwing knives and a pistol with no ammo to start with. 
  • One in the Chamber - Begin the match with a pistol with one bullet and three lives. Earn a new bullet for every kill you get and try to survive.  

New weapon: Tempus Torment

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The Temous Torment is a new marksman rifle available in Season 2 Reloaded. It's strong at medium-to-long ranges, boasting a 20 round capacity, but with a strong recoil that requires a steady hand. It also shares many attachments with the M4 platform, so make sure to unlock them all to make the most of this new rifle. 

Warzone third anniversary celebration gifts

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There are seven free rewards that will be available in the in-game store that are themed around the different maps and seasons of Warzone so far. You can claim these by checking the store daily throughout Season 2 Reloaded.

Path of the Ronin challenges

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The Path of the Ronin challenges are being expanded, shifting away from the Seven Virtues of Bushido toward a more combat-focused set of challenges, showing you can turn any weapon into a deadly tool. Completing these new challenges can earn you the Winds of Ash skin, the Bowing Blossoms skin, and a golden charm. 

Shredder Operator

MW2 & Warzone 2 Season 2 Reloaded: New content shredder
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March 22 will see the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles villain Shredder added to the game as a new Operator. In addition to this, there will be three new weapon blueprints styled around the leader of the Foot Clan: the Oruku Shotgun, Saki Assault Rifle, and Steel Claws Dual Kodachis. 

That's all for our explainer of MW2 & Warzone 2 Season 2 Reloaded, and now you know all the new content set to be added to the game. 

Considering we aren't even halfway through this second season, you may also want to know the new MW2 max rank

Tarran is a Senior Guides Writer at GGRecon. He previously wrote reviews for his college newspaper before studying Media and Communication at university. His favourite genres include role-playing games, strategy games, and boomer shooters - along with anything indie. You can also find him in the pit at local hardcore shows.

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