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The biggest action series of all time, meets competitive play, Call of Duty®: Warzone is an entertainment experience on massive scale with up to 150 players from the world of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare with cross-progression and integration of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War. Join forces with your friends and jump into a battleground for an epic fight for all-out survival while you battle through the massive firefight to be the last squad standing.

Call of Duty: Tournaments, WZ, CW & MW

  • Enter as many public warzone games as you want with your team during your tournament’s allotted time period.
  • Every kill you get is 3 points for BR and 2 points for Plunder/Blood Money and additional points are awarded based on how well your team places in that game along with plunder $.
  • We take the total scores (kills + placement points) of your best 4 games to determine your total score.
  • The teams with the highest scores win the match and corresponding prizes.

Find out who won by checking our constantly updated match and leaderboards

Discord is a free platform for group chat. We use Discord to communicate tournament teams, results, announcements, unique match specific codes/tags, connect friends and keep the gaming community going.

When you sign up for your first tournament we’ll send you an email confirming your teams registration with a discord link, click on it and follow the easy step by step instructions. once in the server, please read and accept the rules to gain access to the rest of the server.

Every team captain needs to check-in in the Discord tournament channel before the tournament starts, otherwise scores won’t be counted.

  1. What is Warzone?

Warzone is a massive combat arena within Call of Duty, completely free for all players, across all available platforms. Explore a massive battleground with two new modes to play – a Battle Royale mode and Plunder, with up to 150 players. Drop in, armor up, loot for rewards, and battle your way to the top.

  1. How can I play Warzone?

Warzone can be played in one of two ways:

Warzone can be downloaded separately from Modern Warfare as a free-to-play experience on the PlayStation Store, Xbox Games Store, or the Battle.net App (PC).

  1. What platforms is Warzoneavailable to play on?

Warzone can be played on the PlayStation, Xbox and PC.

  1. Is PlayStation Plus a requirement to play on PlayStation?

No.

  1. Is Xbox Live Gold a requirement to play on Xbox?

Yes.

  1. What are the PC system requirements for Warzone?

The minimum system requirements are:

  • Requires DirectX 12 compatible system
  • OS: Windows 7 64-Bit (SP1) or Windows 10 64-Bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i3-4340 or AMD FX-6300
  • Video: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 / GeForce GTX 1650 or Radeon HD 7950
  • RAM: 8GB RAM
  • HDD: 175GB HD space
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible
  1. Can I play Warzoneon PC using a controller?

Yes, here’s how you can:

  1. Plug in controller of choice.
  2. Enter the in-game Options Menu.
  3. Tab over to General.
  4. Switch Input Device from Keyboard & Mouse to Controller.
  5. Can I play Warzoneon a console using a mouse and keyboard?

Yes, here’s how you can:

  1. Plug in a keyboard and mouse. Your console should automatically detect this new input device.
  2. If not, follow the instructions above, switching the Input Device from Controller to Keyboard & Mouse.
  3. Does Warzoneoffer cross-platform support?

Yes.

  1. What are my crossplay options? Can I disable it?

Crossplay is enabled by default and must remain enabled to play Warzone on Xbox and PC.

On PlayStation, you can choose to disable Crossplay if you only want to play with other PlayStation players.

  1. Go to the Options menu.
  2. Navigate to the Account tab.
  3. Toggle the Crossplay option to Disabled.

When playing with Crossplay enabled, use the Account tab to enable or disable text and voice chat with players on other platforms.

  1. How do I add my friends?

Head to the Social menu to manage your friends. Friends appear in one of two categories: Activision friends and friends on your current platform.

Follow these steps to invite friends from other platforms:

  1. Select Social from the main menu.
  2. Select Invite Friends while on the Friends tab.
  3. Select Enter Activision Account to send invite.
  4. Enter your friend’s Activision ID (ex: PlayerName#1234567).

Please note: Some older Activision IDs do not include numbers after the PlayerName.

You can also use this space to add players you recently played with to your Friends list.

  1. Go to the Friends tab in the Social menu.
  2. Select Invite Friends.
  3. Scroll through the list of Recently met Activision players and select the friend you want to add.
  4. A friend invited me. Where do I go to accept the invitation?
  5. Go to the Friends tab in the Social menu.
  6. Select Invite Friends.
  7. Navigate to the Friend Request tab.

Your invites will be under Received Requests. You’ll also see the requests you’ve sent to other players.

  1. How do I start a Party?

Follow these steps if you’d like to be a Party Leader:

  1. Go to the Party tab in the Social menu.
  2. Select Manage Party.
  3. Navigate to the Invite Players tab.
  4. Choose the players you want to invite from your list of friends.
  5. Return to the Party tab in the Social menu and select Party Settings to adjust your Party’s privacy settings.

There are three types of weapons available in WarzonePrimary WeaponsSecondary Weapons, and Special Weapons. Both Primary Weapons and Secondary Weapons can be found within a Warzone game or equipped in a Loadout, while Special Weapons can only be found within a Warzone game.

Primary Weapons are Assault Rifles, SMGs (Submachine Guns), Shotguns, LMGs (Light Machine Guns), Marksman Rifles, Sniper Rifles, and Melee (Riot Shield).

Secondary Weapons are Sidearms (Pistols), Launchers, and Melee (Combat Knife).

Special Weapons include the Grenade Launcher and other powerful tools that appear as Legendary loot items in-game.

Learn more about Weapons here.

1.What is the Battle Pass System?

The Battle Pass System is a tiered reward system that awards players with items as they play Warzone. It contains 100 Tiers of content to earn, with over a fifth of those being free for all players.

Purchasing the full Battle Pass gives you access to all 100 Tiers along with Tier 0, a bundle of exclusive items for Battle Pass owners.

The full Battle Pass can either be purchased for 1,000 COD Points, or 2,400 COD Points (the Battle Pass Bundles), which also unlocks 20 Tiers automatically upon purchase.

2. Do I need the Battle Pass in order to play Warzone?

No. The Battle Pass is an optional addition to your Warzone experience.

3. Can I buy the old Battle Passes?

No. A Battle Pass for a specific season expires when that season is over.

4. If I wait to buy the Battle Pass, do all of the items I’ve unlocked become accessible at that time?

Yes.

visit support.activision.com to submit a bug or feedback about Warzone.

The RICOCHET Anti-Cheat™ initiative is a multi-faceted approach to combat cheating, featuring new server-side tools which monitor analytics to identify cheating, enhanced investigation processes to stamp out cheaters, updates to strengthen account security, and more. RICOCHET Anti-Cheat’s backend anti-cheat security features launched for Call of Duty®: Vanguard and Call of Duty®: Warzone™.

Alongside the launch of Call of Duty®: Warzone™ Pacific comes a new PC kernel-level driver, developed internally for the Call of Duty franchise. The driver will arrive first for Warzone players in the Asia-Pacific region before expanding worldwide on a rolling basis.

For the full breakdown of Ricochet read our dedicated blog post here.

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