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Modern Warfare 2 Campaign: How to Get Early Access

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II is set to release worldwide Oct. 28, 2022.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II is set to release worldwide Oct. 28, 2022. / Image courtesy of Activision

In addition to scheduling its Call of Duty Next and Modern Warfare II Open Beta dates, Activision and Infinity Ward have now revealed that a campaign early access period will round out the upcoming game's road to launch.

For those looking to perhaps complete the game's new multimission, single-player experience even before its official launch, here's a breakdown of everything you need to know about the Modern Warfare 2 campaign early access period.

Anyone who preorders a digital edition of Modern Warfare 2 will receive early campaign access Oct. 20, 2022, up to a week before its official launch Oct. 28.

The MW2 campaign is said to be featuring missions in Europe, Asia and the Americas in the forms of offshore sieges with underwater combat, "all-out explosive" assaults from 30,000 feet above enemy strongholds and "high-stakes, low-profile" stealth missions in both plain sight and "under the cover of darkness."

"Familiar heroes return and new allies are formed as Task Force 141 faces its greatest threat yet — a newly aligned menace with deep, yet unknown connections," Activision's blog post reads.

In addition to early campaign access, all those who preorder MW2 digitally will receive:

  • Access to the full game Oct. 28
  • Open Beta Early Access
  • Final Judgement Bundle: Immediate access to the Legendary "Deathknell" Operator Skin and the Legendary "Bloodthirsty" Weapon Blueprint for use in Vanguard and Warzone

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