MW3 & Warzone Season 3 Reloaded: Release Date & How to Preload

With Season 3 Reloaded for MW3 and Warzone just around the corner, you can jump right into the action on launch day by preloading the update. Here’s everything you need to know!

Season 3 Reloaded Launch Time

Mark your calendars! Season 3 Reloaded kicks off on May 1st, 2024, at 10:00 AM PT. Here’s a breakdown of launch times across different regions:

  • Pacific Time (PT): 10:00 AM
  • Mountain Time (MT): 11:00 AM
  • Central Time (CT): 12:00 PM
  • Eastern Time (ET): 1:00 PM
  • Greenwich Mean Time (GMT/UTC): 6:00 PM
  • Central European Time (CET): 7:00 PM
  • Eastern European Time (EET): 8:00 PM
  • Indian Standard Time (IST): 10:30 PM
  • Singapore Time (SGT): 1:00 AM
  • Japan Standard Time (JST): 2:00 AM
  • Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT): 4:00 AM
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How to Preload Season 3 Reloaded?

While Activision hasn’t officially confirmed a preload window yet, based on past updates, we expect preloading to be available before launch. In most cases, your console or PC will automatically initiate the download upon startup. However, there’s a chance you might need to trigger it manually. Here’s what to do on each platform:


  1. Highlight the Call of Duty game tile.
  2. Press the Options button on your controller.
  3. Select “Check for Updates” to start the preload.


  1. Locate Call of Duty in your game library.
  2. Choose “Manage Games and Add-ons.”
  3. If the preload isn’t triggered here, check your Downloads list and start it from there.

PC (

  1. Launch
  2. Click on “Call of Duty” from the menu.
  3. Select “Options.”
  4. Click on “Check for Updates.”

That’s it, soldiers! By following these steps, you’ll be prepped and ready to jump into the action as soon as Season 3 Reloaded launches for MW3 and Warzone. Stay tuned for further updates and exciting details about the new season!

About Call of Duty

Call of Duty is a long-running video game franchise published by Activision. The first game was released in 2003 and the series has been developed by multiple studios including Infinity Ward, Treyarch, and Sledgehammer Games. Call of Duty is known for its focus on historical and modern military campaigns, though there have also been spin-off titles with more science fiction or futuristic settings. The series is one of the best-selling video game franchises in history.