How to play Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer free access: Season 3 dates

Modern Warfare 2 Season 3 Operators

Modern Warfare 2’s free access period will allow players to test out the latest Call of Duty title. Here’s how to join in on the Season 3 multiplayer fun with Modern Warfare 2 free access.

An upcoming Modern Warfare 2 free access period will allow Call of Duty fans to test out what became the fastest-selling Call of Duty game of all time. The Season 3 update brought a ton of new content for players to enjoy as well as new dates for a free trial period.

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Activision tend to periodically hand out free access trials to entice new players to experience the latest Call of Duty. The third free access period for Modern Warfare 2 will allow players to check out the multiplayer mode with Season 3 content in the spotlight.

Here’s everything you need to know about the free access period for Modern Warfare 2.

When is the Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer free trial?

Activision confirmed that the third Modern Warfare 2 free access period will occur from April 19 to April 26.

This will let players try MW2 for an entire week, completely free of charge. Players can expect access to begin and end as of 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 6 PM UK.

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This will give Call of Duty fans plenty of time to test out Modern Warfare 2 for free. Multiplayer free access for Modern Warfare 2 will likely come and go throughout its seasons, so we’ll let you know when to expect the next one.

Modern Warfare 2 free access content

As for the content, players will be able to dive into six multiplayer maps including the new Pelayo’s Lighthouse that arrived in Season 3 and the fan-favorite Shipment. In addition, nine 6v6 modes will be available to players.

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Gunfight map in Modern Warfare 2Players will get a look at new Gunfight maps.

To wrap up the Modern Warfare 2 free access offering, players will get a chance to try out the new Gunfight mode that also debuted in Season 3.

Here’s a list of all of the content:

  • Core (6v6) Maps: Farm 18, Shoot House, Shipment, Dome, Himmelmat Expo, Pelayo’s Lighthouse
  • Core Modes: Team Deathmatch, Hardpoint, Domination, Kill Confirmed, Grind, Gun Game, Infected, One in the Chamber, All or Nothing
  • Gunfight Maps: Alley, Blacksite, Exhibit, Shipment
  • Battle Maps: Santa Seña
  • Battle Map Modes: Ground War and Invasion

How to download Modern Warfare 2 free access

To play Modern Warfare 2 for free during the free access period, you need to find the game in your platform’s store.

Here’s how to download Modern Warfare 2 free access:

  1. Go to your respective console’s store – PlayStation, Xbox, Steam, etc.
  2. Search for “Modern Warfare 2 Free Access” on console or look for the “Play Free” button on PC.
  3. A free trial for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 should be available to download.
  4. Download it, and launch the game to play.

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