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*BREAKING – PRELOAD AVAILABLE NOW* Modern Warfare 2 Preloads have begun

Modern Warfare 2
Sulaiman Sarwar Updated on by

Activision has now confirmed the times for Modern Warfare 2’s preload across all formats – so that you can download the game ready to play on launch day.

When you get to begin downloading will depend on your format and region, as well as if you’re playing the Campaign Early Access or not. Luckily we’ve got the answers for you right here.

NOW READ: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign – Everything you need to know

So here then, is that vital information you need to make sure the game’s on your hard drive and ready to go across the next week-and-a-bit.

MW2 Preload Time – when can you preload Modern Warfare 2?

MW2 Preload Campaign Early Access Release Time

  • PlayStation – October 19
    • 10am PT (6pm UK Time)
  • Xbox – October 19
    • 10am PT (6pm UK Time)
  • Battle.net – October 19
    • 10am PT (6pm UK Time)
  • Steam – October 19
    • 10am PT (6pm UK Time)

MW2 Preload Full Game Release Time

  • PlayStation – October 20
    • 4am PT (12pm UK time) *Regional Rollout
  • Xbox – October 19
    • 10am PT (6pm UK time)
  • Battle.net – October 26
    • 10am PT (6pm UK Time)
  • Steam – October 26
    • 10am PT (6pm UK Time)

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MW1 Preload – when could you preload Modern Warfare 2019?

Taking into consideration of Modern Warfare 2’s predecessor, Modern Warfare 2019’s preload schedule was broke up regionally, with Americas and Europe getting the game first to preload on.

This followed up with Japan and Asia who received the preload a following day from other regions.

To summarise, here is how Modern Warfare’s preload rolled out in 2019:

  • October 18, 2019: Modern Warfare available to preload for Americas and Europe
  • October 19, 2019: Modern Warfare available to preload for Japan and Asia.

It’s also to be noted that preload was available across both days from 8AM PDT onwards.

While the game released on October 25, 2019 – Activision granted few days prior for fans to preload the game and make sure they can access it as servers went live on said date.

NOW READ: MW2 Campaign Early Access – what time can you play Modern Warfare 2’s campaign?

Modern Warfare is almost here! (Source: Activision)

This preload is definitely recommended for players who want to get their hands on Modern Warfare 2 as soon as possible starting with the campaign – a week before the full launch including multiplayer.

Modern Warfare 2 Preload FAQ

When can I preload MW2?

You can begin preloading MW2’s campaign from today, October 19 at 10am PT or 6pm UK time. You can begin preloading the rest of the game from October 19 on Xbox, October 20 on PlayStation and October 26 on PC.

How many GB is Modern Warfare 2?

On PC, Modern Warfare 2 clocks in at a hefty 72GB. We’ve not had an official confirmation on the size for Xbox or PlayStation yet, but as soon as we find out – we’ll update you.

Can I play MW2 campaign early?

Yes, the MW2 Campaign will be available as of 20th October, approximately around 6PM BST.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022)

on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series S/X, Xbox Series X

Release Date:

October 27, 2022