Modern Warfare 2 gets “new” 6v6 map in Season 2 Reloaded following backlash

Liam Mackay
Modern Warfare 2 players fighting beside tankActivision

After the news that two maps would arrive in Modern Warfare 2 Season 2, both of which have been seen before, the roadmap was met with serious backlash. Now, with Season 2 here, Infinity Ward have confirmed that a new map arrives with the Reloaded update.

While Warzone 2 has received a ton of changes and new content with the Season 2 update, Modern Warfare 2’s multiplayer community was less than impressed with the offerings.

Warzone 2 gets a ton of quality-of-life changes and the brand-new Ashika Island map, but aside from Ranked Play, Modern Warfare 2 would only receive two maps — neither of which are new. This means that there hasn’t been a brand-new Modern Warfare 2 map since launch.

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The roadmap received a ton of backlash from the multiplayer community, but the devs have confirmed that players can expect a “new 6v6 MP map” in the mid-season update.

With the Modern Warfare 2 Season 2 patch notes now live, Infinity Ward confirmed some of the content players can expect in Season 2 Reloaded.

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“Season 02 kicks off now and the mid-season update is around the corner,” explained the devs. “It is going to have new content and a limited-time holiday event. You can look forward to a brand-new RAID episode, new Multiplayer modes, a new 6v6 Multiplayer map, and more.”

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Modern Warfare 2 Season 2 Reloaded map

A new Raid episode and more multiplayer modes had already been confirmed in the roadmap, but another 6v6 map is brand-new information. The patch notes have shown an image of the new map, and it appears to be a brand-new map taking place in a snowy, mountainous region.

The Season 2 Reloaded update is expected to arrive in mid-March, so we should get some more information in the coming weeks.

In the meantime, be sure to check out a breakdown of Ranked Plays rewards, Skill Divisions, and the best loadouts to dominate the mode.

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About The Author

Liam is CharlieIntel's Editor who focuses on Call of Duty but also plays lots of fantasy RPGs or anything else in his massive gaming backlog. After graduating in Journalism from Edinburgh Napier University, Liam freelanced in games journalism before joining CharlieIntel in November 2020. You can contact Liam at [email protected].