Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season 3 Update is Now Live

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The Season 3 update for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is now live, and it introduces new features, content and more.

Available on PS4, Xbox One and PC, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season 3 has plenty to offer players, and best of all they don’t need to spend any money to enjoy most of it.

For a start, Call of Duty: Warzone has just got a new game mode, Quads, which allows players to squad up with three others in both Battle Royale and Plunder matches. As you’d expect, the increased team size makes teamwork even more essential. Also for Warzone, throughout Season 3 you can expect to see more modes and playlists that change the loot pool to specific weapon types, as well as other surprises. The loot itself is also receiving an overhaul; expect to find silenced and non-silenced variants of all weapon types, allowing squads to go silent if they wish. And remember, you don’t need to own Call of Duty: Modern Warfare to play Warzone, so download it for free and join in.

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When it comes to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Season 3 introduces three new 6v6 maps – Talsik Backlot, Hovec Sawmill, and Aniyah Incursion. They’ll all challenge players to devise new strategies. Along with the new maps, there will also be more playlists introduced throughout the season, such as Demolition and Gun Game Reloaded. Players are also urged to check out the Barracks for a new batch of missions. Completing them will reward XP, blueprints, skins for Operators and vehicles, and more.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3‘s Battle Pass system means there’s more up for grabs in the Season 3 update, too. At Tier 15 the Renetti Handgun can be unlocked for free, and at Tier 31 the SKS marksman rifle. Both weapons can be customised. Those who purchase a Battle Pass, however, can also play as a new operator, Alex, and will also unlock a new shirtless skin for Yegor. There’s more for Battle Pass purchasers as well, including skins modelled after various armed forces at Tier 10, and a new finishing move at Tier 20. Overall, there are over 100 pieces of new content.

The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season 3 roadmap can be seen below. You’ll also find new content for purchase in the store, including new operators, as the season progresses.

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Of course, a new patch has also landed alongside the Season 3 update. Here are the patch notes as per the Infinity Ward website.

GENERAL FIXES:

  • Lowered the max amount of XP and score given for Decoy Grenade assists
  • Backend fixes to help Memory Error 13-71 issues. If you’re still experiencing this error, please reach out to Activision Customer Support
  • Fixed a bug where more than one dog would be present in the squad walk in the main multiplayer menu
  • As an owner of a regiment, players could sometimes see an error when selecting another player in their regiment. This has been fixed
  • Fixed an issue where players were unable to skip cutscenes in the campaign while using keyboard and mouse controls
  • Fixed a bug where players were sometimes unable to see Clan Tags for other players in the Social Menu after restarting app, or going through a power cycle
  • Fixed an issue where some players could encounter graphical corruptions, causing their screen to have a black ‘shadow’ that followed them. This has been fixed
  • Fix for an area on St. Petrograd that lacked collision and allowed the Recon Drone to fly out of bounds
  • Fixed a bug that made clan tags appear twice
  • Fixed a bug that could prevent players from speaking to their team in a custom match if they switched teams after the match has started

AUDIO:

  • Lowered the volume of the plane audio during infil
  • Lowered the audio once you enter the Gulag
  • Reduced the volume of occluded far and distant weapons
  • Some footstep sounds while ADS and crouched were cut short on the distance you could hear them, depending on the surface type

WEAPONS:

  • Fixed an issue where “The Line Breaker” variant of the EBR could out perform the base version of the same weapon
  • Players with the “Cherry Blossom” variant of the Akimbo handguns could have broken animations while ADS on ladders. This has been fixed
  • Firing a smoke grenade with the under barrel 40mm smokescreen launcher did not emit any smoke from the grenade. This has been fixed
  • Attaching the Sniper Scope to the MK2 Carbine while in the Gunsmith would show a white, opaque lens. This has been fixed.
  • Tightened the pellet spread on the Slug 6-R Mags for the Model 680
  • Akimbo weapons now start with 2 extra magazines of ammunition instead of 1
  • Tightened up the hip spread on the VLK Rogue Shotgun
  • Decreased ADS spread for shotgun slugs
  • Added descriptions to slugs noting that longer barrels and chokes improve ADS accuracy
  • Updating names of weapons to match weapon logos
    • 725: “FTAC Equilibrium” renamed to “Cronen Equilibrium”
    • SA87: “FSS SA87 Heavy Stock Pro” renamed to “XRK SA87 Heavy Stock Pro”
    • RAM-7: “XRK Ranger” renamed to “FSS Ranger
    • Grau 5.56: “FSS 26.4″ Archangel” renamed to “Tempus 26.4″ Archangel”

SPECIAL OPERATIONS:

  • Added on screen text to call out when a player’s vehicle is damaged
  • Operation Headhunter: Fix for an error that could occur after launching the drone
  • Operation Headhunter: Fixed a bug where the minimap could overlap the Objectives on screen
  • Fall damage is now the same in Co-Op as it is in Warzone

WARZONE:

  • We now tell you how far away you are from your teammates while in a match
  • Fix for the gas mask animation interrupting and blocking players from deploying their parachute
  • Various exploit fixes
  • Fix for a bug where players were unable to revive teammates after getting interrupted during the initial revive animation
  • Fixed a bug where players could be killed by vehicles without being near the player
  • Fixed an issue that could display the incorrect rank on screen after the player’s game application had been suspended and reopened
  • Fixed an issue where deploying a Recon Drone would use the VO lines for a Personal Radar. That VO was also heard by all players on the map. This has been fixed
  • Fix for a bug where players could become invincible if they become downed while switching seats in a Tac Rover
  • While spectating a player in the Gulag, the option to redeploy your teammate would appear on screen, even though they cannot be redeployed. This has been fixed
  • If a player spectates the winning team of a BR match, the After-Action Report will display the winning team’s score in the scoreboard tab. This has been fixed.
  • Fixed a bug where placing a Shield Turret on a teammate could kill them

PLUNDER:

  • Fixed a bug where players couldn’t swap out the M13 for any other weapon in the Plunder tutorial

BATTLE ROYALE:

  • Fix for players unable to self-revive in Solos
  • Increased price of Loadout Drop within the Buy Station to $10,000
  • Removed Blood Splatter and Screen Shake when being punched in the Gulag waiting area
  • Removed Loss Column from BR Leaderboard and replaced with Top 10s
  • Fixed issue with final circles occurring out of bounds or in undesirable areas
  • Fixed issue with Armor plates and Killstreaks being unusable under certain conditions

PC:

  • Several fixes to prevent crashes and improve stability