How to preload MW3 Season 2 and download size

How to preload MW3 Season 2 and download size
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Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 Season 2 is on the way. It’s a really exciting update that promises lots of new content for CoD players to enjoy. Some of the new upcoming content includes new maps and new events, as well as a crossover with The Walking Dead. Here you will find how to preload MW3 Season 2 right now along with the download size for PS5, PC, and Xbox.

The release date and time for MW3 Season 2 is set. Activision had teased new Operators for the upcoming season, and the leaks were true about a collaboration with The Walking Dead. For The Walking Dead crossover, there will be a Fear The Living event, and players will be able to get Rick Grimes and Michonne as two new Operators.

All of the above is really exciting for the Call of Duty community and there’s plenty else to anticipate from day one of the update. And, if you’re especially looking forward to Activision’s newest chapter, you can preload right now.

How to preload MW3 Season 2

You can preload MW3 Season 2 right now for PS4 and PS5. It is also possible to download the newest patch on PC via

If you own a PS4 or PS5 and have Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 installed, the preload should happen automatically provided you have enough free storage space. If the download hasn’t happened automatically, simply follow the below steps:

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

As for PC, open and select ‘Check for Updates’. The patch should be added to your download manager. Lastly, if it is possible to preload 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 MW3 version 1.37 is ready to download

MW3 Season 2 download size

The download size for MW3 Season 2 version 1.38 on PS5 is 10.885GB. This comes courtesy of a screenshot shared by Twitter user RileyBurrell. As for PC on, Reddit shows that the download size is 22GB. Nothing has been shown for Xbox yet, but it is likely closer to PS5.

Below is Activision’s roadmap of new content for Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 Season 2 (via Call of Duty blog):


  • Stash House (6v6)
  •  Vista (6v6)
  •  Departure (6v6)
  •  Operation Man (War Mode)
  •  Das Haus Remastered (6v6/In-Season)
  •  Skiogrow (Variant/In-Season)
  •  Airborne (Variant/In-Season)


  • New Mission (In-Season)
  •  New Dark Aether Rift (In-Season)
  •  New Schematics (In-Season)
  •  New Warlord Keres (In-Season)


  • Horde Hunt
  •  Year of the Dragon
  •  Cryptid Boot Camp
  •  The Walking Dead Fear The Living
  •  Vortex Decay’s Realm (In-Season)


  • Kate Laswell (Battle Pass)
  •  John Doe (Black Cell)
  •  Rick Grimes (Battle Pass)
  •  Michonne (In-Season)

Dune Part Two:

  • Harkonnen Tracer Pack (In-Season)
  •  Dune Rule of Fate Event (In-Season)

New weapons: 

  • BP50 (Battle Pass)
  •  RAM-9 (Battle Pass)
  •  SOA Subverter (In-Season)
  •  Soulrender (In-Season)

For more Call of Duty Modern Warfare news, a game-changing anti-cheat has been added to the game and fans are calling for the return of this high-stakes game mode.