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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season 2 now live, patch almost 70 GB

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What you need to know

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is an incredibly popular first-person shooter from Activision.
  • Season 2 of the game is now live.
  • The download on Xbox One X is almost 70 GB.
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare costs $60 on Amazon (opens in new tab).

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is an incredibly popular first-person shooter that manages to become the most-played game in the United States and many other countries every year. Today, Season 2 started. According to a press release Windows Central received, Season 2 is packed with free multiplayer maps, modes, and weapons available for all players.

Patrick Kelly, the Co-Studio Head and Creative Director at Infinity Ward, said the following about the latest season.

The community response to Modern Warfare since launch has been incredible and we're thrilled to bring back some legendary fan-favorite maps and an iconic beloved Modern Warfare character, Ghost. We're committed to continuously fueling the fun with more and more content for everyone and can't wait for players to experience what's to come with Season Two.

You can read about the major new content below.

  • Multiplayer map: In Rust, a beloved multiplayer map returns from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, as players drop into intense, fast-paced combat amid an oil yard in the middle of the desert.
  • Ground War map: In Zhokov Boneyard, an expansive airplane junkyard in Verdansk, bulldoze through buildings with a tank, find the ideal sniping position, or go rogue with a run-and-gun mentality.
  • Gunfight Maps: The Modern Warfare Classic, Rust will also make its appearance as a Gunfight map, delivering a new setting for intense, close-quarters matches. You'll be happy to know that Bazaar is coming later this season.
  • Trials: Four new trials will be included in Season 2 for players to put their skills to the test and earn up to a three-star ranking and experience.

If you're on Xbox One X, you'll want to start the download right now because it's around 70 GB. Yes, that's not a typo. It comes in at almost 70 GB on the console. Luckily, the overall file size doesn't go up that much.

Are you excited to play on Rust again? What are some other maps and modes do you want to see join Call of Duty: Modern Warfare? Let us know.

Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.