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Call of Duty Season 3 release date: Black Ops Cold War and Warzone updates

Spanning across Warzona and Black Ops Cold War, CoD Season 3 could be huge.

Call of Duty Season 3 could change everything.
Published: Tuesday, 20th April 2021 at 4:30 pm

The Call of Duty: Black Ops - Cold War Season 3 release date is nearly here, with the massively popular shooter game once again teaming up with Warzone for an interconnected feast of new content.


Activision has been hyping up CoD Season 3 in a major way, saying in a big plot post, "Expect an explosive impact as the free content keeps flowing, with four more Multiplayer maps, six new weapons, the next chapter of Zombies in Outbreak, an earth-shattering Warzone update, and much more. Welcome to Season Three."

Fans have long been expecting a new Warzone map (perhaps created by a nuke), but what else could Season 3 have in store across the CoD franchise? And when does it all kick off?

If you want answers to those questions and more, keep on reading for all the essential details on Call of Duty Season 3 across Black Ops - Cold War and Warzone.

When is Season 3 release date for Black Ops Cold War and CoD Warzone?

CoD Season 3 is rolling out across Black Ops - Cold War and Warzone this week, with 22nd April 2021 being the key day on which a lot of this new content will go live.

Activision summed up the rollout on its blog like so: "This is Season Three in Black Ops Cold War and Warzone, officially launching on April 22. The season goes live following updates to Black Ops Cold War on April 20 at 9 PM PT and to Warzone on April 21 at 9 PM PT."

So, although you will probably download the Season 3 updates on the 20th and the 21st, you won't actually be able to access the CoD Season 3 content until the 22nd. As that day nears, we'll bring you more details as we hear them.

What is happening in Call of Duty Season 3 for Black Ops Cold War and Warzone?

CoD Season 3 in Warzone and Black Ops - Cold War
CoD Season 3 comes to Warzone and Black Ops - Cold War Activision

The aforementioned Activision blog post really lifted the lid on Call of Duty Season 3 and spelled out what it will mean for Black Ops - Cold War and Warzone.

The handy graphic above promises new multiplayer maps, new multiplayer modes and a new Outbreak region for Black Ops - Cold War players.

Meanwhile, Warzone fans will be treated to a map update for Verdansk and a new event called Hunt for Adler. For a free game, Warzone really does have a lot to offer.

There will also be new Operators, new weapons, new prestige levels and a whole lot more besides. Basically, there will be heaps of new stuff to keep you entertained in Season 3. We'll keep you updated as we hear more!

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