How to preload MW3 Season 3 and download file size

How to preload MW3 Season 3 and download file size
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We are set to get a brand new chapter of Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 later today. It’s a very exciting update for the battle royale community as it also brings back Rebirth Island to Warzone. So you can play as soon as Activision allows, here is how to preload MW3 Season 3 along with the download file size so you can make sure you have enough free storage space.

The release date and start time for MW3 Season 3 is set. As already mentioned, there is the return of Rebirth Island for Warzone, but Activision has also shared a roadmap detailing all of the new maps, modes, weapons, and more coming on day one as well as mid-season.

There is lots available to enjoy from day one of the update, and you can preload Modern Warfare 3’s newest episode ahead of launch so you can join the battlefield right away.

How to preload MW3 Season 3

MW3 Season is available to preload right now on PC via according to the Call of Duty community on Reddit. If you happen to play on PC and the update hasn’t begun, all you should need to do is open and select ‘Check for updates’. This should add the patch to your download manager.

If similar to Season 2, there should also be an update available to download for Modern Warfare 3 players on PS4 and PS5 ahead of the launch. For those who own a PlayStation, you can see if the update is available to download by following the below steps:

  • Turn on your PS4/PS5
  •  Head to Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 on the PS4/PS5 home screen
  •  Select options on your DualShock/DualSense controller
  •  Click check for update

Lastly, if the ability to preload becomes available on Xbox, follow the below steps to begin the process manually if it doesn’t happen automatically:

  • Turn on your Xbox
  • Proceed to your games library
  • Select Manage games and add-ons
  • See if a new MW3 update is ready to download
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MW3 Season 3 download size

The download size for MW3 Season 3 is 13.8 GB on PC for according to fans on Reddit. Unfortunately, no file sizes have been shared for either PlayStation or Xbox as of writing.

Below is Activision’s roadmap of new content for Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 Season 3:

New maps:

  • 6 Star (available at Launch)
  • Emergency (available at Launch)
  • Growhouse (available at Launch)
  • Tanked (available at Launch)
  • Checkpoint (available mid-season)
  • Grime (available mid-season)

New modes:

  • Capture the Flag (available at Launch)
  • One in the Chamber (available within launch window)
  • Minefield (available mid-season)
  • Escort (available mid-season)
  • Vortex Playlist (available In-season)

New weapons:

  • JAK Cutthroat (weekly challenge)
  • JAK Revenger Kit (weekly challenge)
  • JAK Jawbreaker (weekly challenge)
  • JAK Shadow Titan Kit (weekly challenge)
  • JAK Patriot (weekly challenge)
  • Wardens (weekly challenge)
  • JAK Atlas Kit (weekly challenge)
  • Photonic Charge Barrel (unknown)

New perks, equipment, upgrades:

  • Gunslinger Vest
  • Modular Assault Rig
  • Compression Carrier
  • Reinforced Boots

These perks will come in later in the season:

  • High-Gain Antenna
  • EMD Mine Tactical Equipment
  • Enhanced Vision Goggles

That’s everything you need to know about the Modern Warfare upcoming preload, but be sure to check out a tombstone glitch for CoD Zombies, info about Konig, and a recent anti-cheat!