Is MW3 on Xbox Game Pass? – here’s what you need to know

Is MW3 on Xbox Game Pass? – here’s what you need to know
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So you want to know if MW3 is on Xbox Game Pass? We’ve got the answers. Excitement for Modern Warfare 3 has reached its peak as we approach the full launch date on November 10. So far, Activision has unveiled many of the features to expect in the game’s multiplayer, Zombies, and the new Warzone maps.

Following the previous trailers and gameplay reveals we’ve seen of MW3, you have a chance to get your hands on the game’s campaign with the early access now underway. So be sure to keep an eye on our MW3 campaign rewards which includes some interesting items. There are a lot of new features to expect in MW3 but for now, let’s talk about whether or not you’ll need Xbox Game Pass Core to play.

Is MW3 on Xbox Game Pass?

Actually no. Modern Warfare 3 is currently not available on Xbox Game Pass. For now, Activision is still in a marketing partnership with PlayStation on MW3. So despite Microsoft’s recent acquisition of Activision Blizzard, we’ll have to wait a while before Call of Duty becomes available on Xbox Game Pass.

MW3 Campaign early access start date for Xbox and PC

Activision ha confirmed in a blog post that Modern Warfare 3 campaign early access will go live on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S at the same day and time as for PC.

Below are the respective time zones:

  • 10 a.m. PDT on Nov. 2 for the West Coast of North America
  • 1 p.m. EDT on Nov. 2 for the East Coast of North America
  • 5 p.m. GMT on Nov. 2 for the U.K.
  • 6 a.m. CEST on Nov. 2 for west mainland Europe
  • 2 a.m. JST on Nov. 3 for Japan

If you’ve pre-ordered any digital edition of the game, you’ll be able to preload the Modern Warfare 3 campaign starting at 10 a.m. PT on Nov. 1. While you await the full game to become available in the next few days, you should check out our Modern Warfare story so far guide for a quick and detailed refresher on the story.