If you're still waiting to see how to get a Warzone download on PS5 or Xbox Series X there's no news yet. While Activsion is working on a next gen port of the game, currently you'll have to download the PS4 or Xbox One version of Warzone. You'll enjoy better performance but otherwise there's no big changes. Yet.
At least there's good news in that you still don't need PS Plus or Xbox Live Gold to get a Warzone download. It's completely free-to-play on both consoles and PC through Battle.net, you just have to make sure you have enough storage because the download size for Call of Duty Warzone (opens in new tab) is a hefty one, despite new managment options to control and delete various components to saves space. If you're wondering how to get stuck in, read on for everything you need to know on how to download Warzone.
How to download Call of Duty Warzone
For anybody who already owns Modern Warfare, the first step is to make sure you have the full game downloaded. When you do, enter the main menu and Warzone will be an option, between multiplayer and Spec Ops.
If you don't own Modern Warfare, head to your respective store on consoles (PSN Store or Microsoft Store) and search for "Warzone". If you're on PC, make sure you have Battle.net (opens in new tab) installed and it should pop up as an option on the left-hand side in the list of games. Unfortunately for you, the file size will be 83-101GB because it includes a lot of Modern Warfare assets. Of course, that's quite a chunky download so make sure you're starting it as soon as you can, because it could take up to several hours depending on your service provider and bandwidth.
That's all there is to it! Call of Duty Warzone is entirely crossplay, so you can jump in with your pals no matter what system they're playing on. You can also find out more information in the official Activision blog post about Warzone (opens in new tab).
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