Everything coming in Warzone & Cold War Season 5 Reloaded: release date, weapons, modes

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The Warzone and Black Ops Cold War Season 5 Reloaded update is fast approaching and we’ve got a complete rundown on everything there is to know. From new maps and modes to a mysterious in-game event, here’s the early intel.

With Warzone Season 5 nearing the halfway point, another major update is on the horizon already. Season 5 Reloaded is next on the calendar and we’ve got an early look at what to expect.

As usual with the mid-season patches, a ton of fresh content is expected. New maps and modes are on the way for Cold War while a ton of limited-time content is on the way for Warzone as well.

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Before Season 5 Reloaded arrives, get caught up with everything we know.

Warzone Season 5 Reloaded release date

Season 5 Reloaded roadmap.Activision
The full Season 5 Reloaded roadmap.

Season 5 Reloaded is all set to release on Thursday, September 9. However, updates will be available across Cold War and Warzone earlier in the week.

Cold War players can start downloading the Season 5 Reloaded update on Tuesday, September 7 at 9PM PT.

Meanwhile, Warzone players can begin their Season 5 Reloaded downloads on Wednesday, September 8 at 9PM PT.

Warzone Season 5 Reloaded: New Weapons

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A new Sai melee weapon is available in Season 5 Reloaded.

Following on from the EM2 Assault Rifle, TEC-9 SMG, Marshal Handgun, and Cane melee weapon, new additions are expected for the Season 5 Reloaded patch.

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The first confirmed weapon joining the mix in Season 5 Reloaded is the Sai, another functional melee weapon. This can be unlocked by completing challenges during the limited-time seasonal event.

Warzone Season 5 Reloaded: New Maps

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Zoo is finally making a return after more than a decade of absence.

While Season 5 came with a handful of new maps on day one, even more appear to be on the way for the Reloaded patch.

Zoo, a classic Black Ops map, was listed in the Season 5 roadmap. Now, it’s finally set to arrive as part of the Reloaded update.

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Zoo was a popular DLC map in the original Black Ops title and hasn’t been seen since. Thus, Cold War will be the first time players get to jump in over a decade.

Warzone Season 5 Reloaded: New Modes

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Demolition is finally returning in Cold War.

Alongside the fresh battlegrounds, new modes are also on the way as part of the Reloaded patch. From Cold War multiplayer modes to Warzone playlists, there’s something for everyone.

On the multiplayer side, another classic game type is in store for a big return. Demolition appears to be the way in the Reloaded patch, forcing teams to attack and defend bombsites simultaneously.

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For Warzone, a massive 50v50 mode will made available following the Reloaded update. Clash is a new playlist that features a mix of large-scale deathmatch action and traditional battle royale features. 

Moreover, Iron Trials ’84 is another fresh experience on the way for Warzone players. This hardcore mode limits health regeneration, cancels free Loadouts, and makes the Gulag a little tougher.

Warzone Season 5 Reloaded: The Numbers Event

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The Numbers event appears to revolve around Red Doors.

Rounding out the Reloaded update, a mid-season event is be on the way. Previous leaks suggested ‘The Numbers’ event will split teams up and force players against each other for a limited time.

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This highly anticipated event is set to go live on September 21 at 10AM PT.