The Walking Dead’s Rick Grimes Operator skin is making its way to Call of Duty in Season 2 of MW3!

As the second major crossover in MW3 so far, fans of AMC’s The Walking Dead should be thrilled as they can get their hands on this iconic character in Season 2.

Deputy Sheriff Rick Grimes is a battle-hardened leader who puts his people’s safety above all else. He has faced impossible threats from humans and the undead but has somehow always managed to come out on top.

Season 2’s zombie theme is the perfect fit for this awesome crossover. Find out how to get Rick Grimes below!

MW3 Season 2 Battle Pass key art

Rick Grimes Release Date

The Rick Grimes Operator skin will release alongside the launch of MW3 Season 2 on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET / 5 PM GMT.

Grimes will be available as a Battle Pass unlock during Season 2. Although Season 2’s end date is not yet confirmed, leaks suggest that it will last until April 30, 2024:

According to the leak, this means that players will have until April 30, 2024, to get it!

To get a (very) short glimpse of Rick Grimes in action, check out the Season 2 trailer for MW3 below:

How to Get Rick Grimes

To get the Rick Grimes Operator skin in MW3 and Warzone, you need to purchase the Season 2 Battle Pass to unlock it as an instant reward.

Unlike plenty of other Operator skins in the Battle Pass, you don’t need to progress through any Sectors to unlock Rick Grimes. You will gain instant access to the skin by just simply purchasing the Battle Pass!

MW3 Season 2 Battle Pass sectors

In addition to Rick Grimes, players can also get their hands on the Kate Laswell skin as an instant Battle Pass reward.


You need to purchase the Battle Pass in MW3 with 1,100 COD points to unlock Rick Grimes as an instant reward.

If you have no COD points saved, this will set you back $9.99 / £8.50.

Rick Grimes Blackcell Skin

Players who purchase the Blackcell version of the Season 2 Battle Pass will also get instant access to the Rick Grimes Blackcell Operator skin.

Blackcell is a more expensive and premium version of the base Battle Pass in MW3. Players will have to spend $29.99 / £24.99 to get Blackcell in Season 2.

After purchasing it, you will get the Rick Grimes Blackcell skin as an instant reward. This variant of Grimes features his iconic Sheriff’s hat and has black and gold premium Blackcell colors:

Collage of Rick Grimes Skin vs Rick Grimes Blackcell skin in MW3

For more, check out all the new Aftermarket Parts coming to MW3 Season 2 as well as more details on the new core multiplayer maps!

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