Huge Call of Duty Season 2 update incoming – new guns, maps and start time revealed


CALL of Duty is gearing up for a major mid-season update – and we’ve got all the details.

Season 2 of Call of Duty Cold War/Warzone is now in full swing, but there’s still plenty more content to come.

New Operators are still due to arrive in Call of Duty Cold War

What’s new in the mid-season update?

Call of Duty seasons are major events, introducing new storylines, as well as maps, weapons, modes and more.

The latest is 2021 Season 2, and arrived on Thursday, February 25.

There’s a new story that takes Frank Woods to Laos, where he previously visited with Alex Mason in the original Black Ops.

We’ve seen some of the new content already, but there’s a brand new update coming soon that adds even more goodies.

Call of Duty’s Season 2 roadmap is huge

We know because Call of Duty released an infographic showing the roadmap for Season 2, and not all of the new content has been added yet.

For a start, we’re still waiting for two new maps: Golova and Mansion.

The former is a multiplayer map, while the latter is Gunfight-only.

Call of Duty is also getting a revamped version of the Cold War Miami map, which will take place in the daytime.

The R1 Shadowhunter crossbow is still incoming, as well as the ZRG sniper rifle.

There’s more Zombies content, with a new map for the Outbreak mode.

And finally, two of the Operators revealed for Season 2 will shortly arrive: Karla Rivas and Terrell Wolf.

Call of Duty Season 2 – the full roadmap

The season introduces four new Operators.

They include former Laotian warlord Kapano ‘Naga’ Vang, Zombies star Samantha Maxis, skilled hunter and Delta Force sniper Terrell Wolf, and Nicaraguan guerrilla warfare master expert Karla Rivas.

There are six new weapons, including: 

  • Fara 83 assault rifle
  • LC10 SMG
  • Machete
  • E-Tool
  • R1 Shadowhunter crossbow
  • ZRG 20 sniper rifle

There’s a new Zombies experience called Outbreak.

It’s a large-scale mode across giant play areas in the Ural Mountains.

A new Field Upgrade called Frenzied Guard has been added for Zombies too.

All enemies will attack it for a brief period, only causing damage to Armour.

Four Multiplayer maps are being added too:

  • Apocalypse 6v6 – Laos jungle cartel base, small-to-medium size
  • Golova multi-team – traditional Russian village
  • Mansion 2v2, 3v3 – The Hefe Mansion in Havana, Cuba
  • Miami Strike 6v6 – A daytime version of the existing Miami map

Mansion is one of the new maps still yet to arrive

There are three new modes, including Gun Game (FFA), Stockpile 6v6, and Hardpoint (Multi-Team).

New challenges, vehicles and prestige levels have also been added.

And for Warzone, there are new points of interest, including a new cargo tanker…and something “major” and mysterious underground.

Call of Duty Season 2 mid-season update – when is it?

The Season 2 update went live on February 24 between 9pm and 11pm PT, or between 5am and 7am on February 25 in the UK.

Sadly, Call of Duty bigwigs haven’t confirmed when the mid-season update will take place.

But each season typically lasts around two months.

That means a mid-season update could be just days away, given that we’re approaching the one-month mark since Season 2 launched.

Season 2 kicked off on Wednesday, February 24, so it’s possible that Wednesday, March 24 may be the date for the mid-season update.

We’ll update you as we know more.

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