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Modern Warfare 3 Season One Reloaded: Everything You Need to Know

Here’s all the info on Season One Reloaded in Modern Warfare 3 and Warzone
  • New 6v6 Multiplayer Map, Rio
  • Three new modes, Team Gunfight, Infected, Headquarters
  • The Boys LTM and Challenge Event
  • Multiplayer Ranked Play

Season One Reloaded for Modern Warfare 3 and Warzone will launch on January 17, just one week from now. With that, Call of Duty have dropped a ton of information about the upcoming update, which brings the long awaited arrival of Ranked Play, a new 6v6 map and much more in-season content.

New Multiplayer Content

Multiplayer will receive a new 6v6 map along with three new modes in the Season One Reloaded update.

MW3 Rio

Rio (6v6): Deploy to an upscale shopping center in Rio de Janeiro in a new medium-sized 6v6 Multiplayer map featuring a central indoor mall surrounded by Main Street, a tram station, a market, a plaza and café, and residential spaces.

Team Gunfight: Experience Gunfight on a larger scale. In this version, players compete in 6v6 across standard Multiplayer maps. As with traditional Gunfight, all players will receive the same randomized Loadout at the start of each round. This Loadout changes throughout the match.

Headquarters: Secure the Headquarters objective and hold the position as long as possible to accrue points. Dig in tight, as respawns are disabled for the defending team. The objective rotates around the map throughout the match, so be ready to change your position on the fly.

Infected: Begin the match with one player randomly assigned as the starting infected. The infected player’s goal is to eliminate and transform all the other players into infected Operators who then join their side, while the remaining survivors must use their best skills and strategies to keep the infected at bay.

The Boys LTM

The Boys are returning to Call of Duty, this time with all new operators and a new mode. Players will be able to compete in a new Supe’d Up version of Kill Confirmed inspired by the hit TV series The Boys. In this twist on the classic mode, fallen Operators drop doses of Temp V, giving temporary power boosts like Heat Vision to those who swoop in to collect them.

MW3 The Boys

There will also be a new event titled The Boys: Supe Siege. This event will feature six challenges with all new unlocks:

  • Get one Operator Heat Vision elimination in The Boys mode (Reward: Calling Card).
  • Deactivate 20 pieces of Equipment using DDoS (Reward: Emblem).
  • Get four Operator eliminations using the MTZ-762 (Reward: Battle Pass Tier Skip).
  • Get two Operator eliminations in a single life with the Overkill Vest equipped, five times (Reward: Large Decal).
  • Get 15 Operator Akimbo eliminations (Reward: Weapon Charm).
  • Get seven Operator eliminations using Lethal Equipment (Reward: Double XP Token).

Ranked Play

Ranked Play is finally here in Modern Warfare 3. Just like previous versions of Ranked Play, these matches will be 4v4 using the Call of Duty League map and ruleset. Players will begin at Rank 1, and earn starts to rank up. Your rank is permanent and will persist across seasons. However, Skill Divisions are where you show your ability, with all players starting in Bronze 1, and working their way up to Top 250.

MW3 Ranked Play

Ranked Play Rewards

  • Win five Ranked Play matches to earn the “MWIII Season 1 Competitor” Weapon Sticker.
  • Win 10 Ranked Play matches to earn the “Pro Issue Gutter Knife” Weapon Blueprint.
  • Win 20 Ranked Play matches to earn the “Script Writer” Weapon Charm.
  • Win 30 Ranked Play matches to earn the “Built Different” Large Decal.
  • Win 40 Ranked Play matches to earn the “MWIII Ranked Play Season 1” Loading Screen.
  • Win 50 Ranked Play matches to earn the “MWIII Season 1 Ranked Veteran” Weapon Camo.

Skill Division Rewards

  • Bronze & Silver: Players who reach the Bronze or Silver Skill Division will be awarded with an accompanying “Season 1” Emblem.
  • Gold through Crimson: Players who reach Gold through Crimson will also receive new Ranked Play–themed Operator Skins and Weapon Charms in addition to the Skill Division Animated Emblem reward.
  • Iridescent: Reach the Iridescent Skill Division to earn the “MWIII Season 1 Iridescent” animated Calling Card in addition to the Skill Division’s Operator Skins, Animated Emblem, and Weapon Charm rewards.
  • Top 250: The best of the best will earn the Top 250 Operator Skins, a Weapon Charm, a unique animated Emblem and Calling Card for those who finish between #2 and 250, and a unique one-of-a-kind animated Emblem and Calling Card for the #1 ranked player of the season.

Warzone Champions Quest

MW3 Warzone Champions Quest

The Champions Quest is back in Warzone, this time with a twist. Payers will now be able to steal the Champions Quest from an opponent, and complete it themselves. To activate the Champions Quest you must win 30 games throughout a season, or win five matches in a row. Following this, you’ll be able to execute a multi-part challenge to set off a nuke, and end the game.