MW3 & Warzone Vortex Virus Mainframe event: All free rewards

Nathan Warby
MW3 player in Vortex mode

MW3 and Warzone’s new Vortex event titled Vi.Rus mainframe allows players to return the remixed versions of the five fan-favorite maps and earn free rewards. Here’s the start date for Warzone and Modern Warfare 3 Vortex Virus Mainframe, including how to earn the new cosmetics.

Modern Warfare 3 and Warzone Season 3 have been packed with events, ranging from the Godzilla x Kong collab to Blaze Up and High Trip. But, before the release of Season 3 Reloaded, devs introduced a new Vortex event called Vi.Rus Mainframe.

Here’s everything you need to know about the MW3 and Warzone Vortex: Virus Mainframe event, from the start date to how to earn free rewards.

MW3 & Warzone Vortex: Virus Mainframe event start date

The Warzone and MW3 Vortex Virus Mainframe event began on Wednesday, April 24, 2024, at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET / 5 PM BST, and will remain available until May 7, 2024, finishing at the same times it started.

How to get free rewards in MW3 & Warzone Vortex: Vi.Rus Mainframe

MW3 and Warzone players will simply have to earn XP to unlock free rewards in the Vortex Virus Mainframe event. XP is earned by completing matches in either MW3 or Warzone, the more kills and wins you rack up the more points you’ll earn.

During the event, each game will contribute to your overall total, with free rewards being locked behind certain milestones. To speed up the process, equipping the Bacillus skin will grant you a bonus of 5000 XP for each match completed. This skin be obtained by purchasing the Vi.Rus Ultra Skin Tracer Pack.

MW3 & Warzone Vortex: Virus Mainframe event rewards

Here are all the rewards for the Modern Warfare 3 and Warzone Vortex: Virus Mainframe event, including the free Binary Morality animated camo:

  • “Loadout” Weapon Sticker – 9.500 XP
  • Double Weapon XP Token – 21.500 XP
  • “Point and Click” Large Decal – 36.550 XP
  • Double Battle Pass XP Token – 55.600 XP
  • “Pop-Up, Pop-Off” Emblem – 79.500 XP
  • “Going Viral” Large Decal – 109.700 XP
  • “Got Hacked” Calling Card – 147.700 XP
  • Battle Pass Tier Skip – 195.600 XP
  • “Block Fly” Weapon Charm – 255.950 XP
  • “Sneakin’ In” Weapon Sticker – 332.000 XP
  • “Error Code” Calling Card – 427.800 XP
  • Binary Morality” Animated Camo – 548.500 XP

That was everything you need to know about the Warzone and MW3 Vortex: Virus Mainframe event. We’ll be sure to update this page with the full lineup of rewards and how to get them once they go live.

For more on both games, check out our other MW3 and Warzone guides:

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About The Author

Nathan is a Senior Writer at CharlieIntel. He’s an expert in EA Sports FC, Call of Duty, and Overwatch, as well as superhero games, including Marvel’s Spider-Man. With a master's degree in Magazine Journalism from Nottingham Trent University, he worked as a Trainee Reporter for Derbyshire Live before moving into games media, with bylines at Dexerto, Cultured Vultures, and more. You can contact Nathan by email at [email protected].