Can you game share MW3 on Xbox?

Ryan Lemay
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Game share is a handy Xbox feature that lets players share their games with friends and family, so you may be wondering if it can be used for Modern Warfare 3. We’ve got the answer right here.

Modern Warfare 3 is the latest entry in the beloved Call of Duty franchise and it features a single-player campaign mode, as well as multiplayer and Zombies experiences for players to enjoy. The FPS is available on a variety of platforms including Xbox Series S/X and fans may be wondering if you can Game Share MW3 with others.

The Xbox Game Share system is particularly handy if you’ve got friends or family who are keen to play the same games as you. You can simply purchase a single copy and all have access to the game.

So, here’s everything we know about whether or not Modern Warfare 3 has game share capabilities.

An official image from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.
Modern Warfare 3 is the latest Call of Duty title.

Can you game share MW3?

Yes, you can game share Modern Warfare 3. The feature was initially reported by, CharlieIntel in a tweet that read “Game Sharing for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III should work for players at the launch of the game on November 10th.” and it was indeed available to use as soon as the game was released.

How to enable game sharing

If you want to enable game sharing for Modern Warfare 3, here’s a step by step guide on how to do so on Xbox Series S/X:

  1. Boot up your console.
  2. Sign in to your Xbox Live account.
  3. Press the Xbox button and head to the left side of the menu.
  4. Once you see the ‘Add New‘ option, press the ‘A’ button on your controller. This will help you to add your friend’s account.
  5. Enter your friend’s login credentials carefully and then again press the ‘A’ button.
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen and set your preferences accordingly.
  7. Now, press the Xbox button, select ‘Sign in‘, and the ‘A’ button, again. In this step, you need to select your friend’s account that you’ve just added.
  8. Press the Xbox button and head to the ‘Settings‘ option.
  9. Select ‘Personalization‘ followed by ‘My home Xbox‘.
  10. Choose the ‘Make this my home Xbox‘ option and press A.
  11. Once you’ve done this, you need to repeat the same steps for your friend’s Xbox. This time, you need to enter your Xbox Live login credentials and set their console as your home Xbox.

That’s everything you need to know about game-sharing MW3! For more content on the game, check out our guides below:

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