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How to Pre-Load MW2 & Warzone 2 Season 3 Reloaded Update

Download early and hop in the moment Season 3 Reloaded goes live!

Fans will be able to pre-load the Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2 Season 3 Reloaded update by booting up their console and selecting Check for Update when hovering over MW2.

Steam and Battle.net users can also check if any updates are available for the title, ensuring that Season 3 Reloaded is downloaded and ready to play the moment it goes live.

Here’s when you’ll be able to pre-load the Season 3 Reloaded update – as well as a step-by-step guide on how to do it.

Warzone 2 & MW2 Season 3 Reloaded Preload Date & Time

Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2 Season 3 Reloaded is available to pre-load now on PlayStation consoles.

On PS5, the update appears to be roughly 9 GB large.

The update will be available to pre-download on all platforms on May 10 at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET / 5 PM BST at latest.

This preload time is not official information but based on previous MW2 & Warzone 2 seasons, it is likely to begin at this time.

The pre-load will give players a little time to install the new update before Season 3 Reloaded kicks off.

While waiting for the update to go live, check out the early patch notes for MW2 and Warzone 2 Season 3 Reloaded.

Here’s how to pre-load the major MW2 & Warzone 2 update starting on May 10 at 9 AM PT on all platforms:

How to Pre-Load on PS4 / PS5

  • From the PlayStation home screen, find the Modern Warfare 2 icon
  • Press Options on the DualSense controller
  • Select Check for Update
  • If a pre-load is available, the game should automatically download it
How to Update MW2 Warzone 2 Xbox

How to Pre-Load on Xbox

  • From the Xbox home screen, select My Games & Apps
  • Scroll over to the Modern Warfare 2 icon
  • Press Menu on the Xbox controller
  • Select Manage Game and Add-ons
  • Choose Updates
  • If a pre-load is available, the game should automatically download it
How to Update Warzone MW2 PS4 & PS5

How to Pre-Load on Steam

  • Open Steam
  • Head to Library
  • Find Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2
  • Right-click on the game’s name and select Properties
  • From the Updates menu, make sure Automatic Updates is set to ‘Always keep this game updated
Update MW2 Warzone Steam

How to Pre-Load on Battle.net

  • Open Battle.net Launcher
  • Find Modern Warfare 2 from your Games list
  • Click the Options gear next to the blue play button in the bottom left
  • Select Check for Updates
Pre-Load MW2 Warzone 2 on Battle.net

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