The shooter launches proper on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and S, and PC via Battle.net and Steam with Multiplayer and Zombies from November 9, with the full game console launch rolling out on a regional basis throughout that day and into November 10. The PC launch has a fixed time, however.
Here are the launch times per timezone:
U.S. West Coast: Console – 3am to 10pm PT November 9U.S. West Coast: PC – 9pm PT November 9U.S. East Coast: Console – regional rollout November 9-10U.S. East Coast: PC – midnight EST November 9UK: Console – regional rollout November 10UK: PC – 5am GMT November 10Europe: Console – regional rollout November 10Europe: PC – 6am CET November 10Japan: Console – regional rollout November 10Japan: PC – 2pm JST November 10Australia: Console – regional rollout November 10Australia: PC – 4pm AEDT November 10
Modern Warfare 3 Multiplayer and Zombies are now available to pre-load across all platforms.
Modern Warfare 3 is the first Call of Duty game to launch following Microsoft’s $69 billion buyout of Activision Blizzard, but don’t expect it to hit Game Pass until 2024. Check out IGN’s Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer review in progress to find out what we thought of the recent open beta, and be sure to check out IGN’s review of Modern Warfare 3’s single-player campaign.
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