MWIII Pre-Season Patch Notes



  • Gaia and Gaia BlackCell Operator Skins for Nova have been temporarily disabled.

Adjustments to improve the visibility of the Gaia Operator Skins are underway. Until these changes can be released to all players, these items will be unavailable to equip in MWIII.



  • Equipping Attachments to Weapons in Private Matches will now properly save to the Loadout after returning to the Main Menu.
  • Players will no longer be kicked back to the Play tab after attempting to equip a Weapon via the Battle Pass menu.
  • Loadouts will no longer appear to have placeholder items selected after transitioning from Outbreak to Multiplayer menus.
  • View Weapon Mastery button in the Weapon Customization menu will now reflect Handgun Mastery completion.
  • Addressed an issue that caused the HUD to be visible in Hardcore game modes.


  • Addressed an exploit that allowed players to appear in the prone animation while sprinting.


  • Improved progression tracking for several kill-based Challenges.
  • Added missing name for Daily Challenge progression in the Notifications tray.


  • Rust
    • Adjusted initial spawns in Free-for-All game modes to prevent players from spawning on each other’s line of sight.
  • Sub Base
    • Addressed an exploit that allowed players to exit the playable area near the Maintenance Yard.
  • Operation Spearhead (War)
    • Added spawn points to the Cargo area to prevent Defenders from being killed shortly after respawning.
  • Farm 18 (MWII)
    • Relocated a spawn point that placed players outside of the playable area.


  • Search and Destroy
    • Sliding near a bombsite will no longer allow players to Plant or Defuse from further away than intended.


  • EOD Padding (Gear)
    • Incoming explosive damage is now properly clamped at 80% of the player’s maximum health.