For Modern Warfare II players, all unlocked Operators and Operator Skins will carry forward into Modern Warfare III. This essentially means that every Operator a MWII player has unlocked, obtained via challenge, or purchased (including the PlayStation® Exclusive Oni Operator), will be available in MWIII.
For MWIII players who do not own MWII, MWII Base Operators will not be available.
Note: “Base Operator” means the Operator with their default Skin, which may require a challenge to unlock.
Note: Unless otherwise specified, “Modern Warfare II” content also applies to content you’ve obtained during the second iteration of Call of Duty: Warzone that launched with Season 01 of Modern Warfare II.
Example: The Operator Nova (shown above in Base Skin) can be unlocked only after completing the Modern Warfare II“Violence and Timing” Campaign mission.
For Modern Warfare II and Modern Warfare III players, timed-exclusive MWII Operators and/or Skins are not available if they haven’t been unlocked or purchased. This mainly relates to Battle Pass Operators and Skins, as well as BlackCell Operators and Skins.
Example 1: The Operator Valeria (shown above) was included in the Season 03 Battle Pass. If players didn’t obtain her then, they will be unable to obtain her Base Skin now.
Example 2: The Operator Io (shown above) was included in the Season 04 BlackCell offering. If players didn’t obtain her then, they will be unable to obtain her Base Skin now.
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Store Bundle Skins for all MWII Operators will carry forward.
Example: When available, the Inkblot Nova Bundle (already available in MWII) can be purchased by either a MWII player or a MWIII player (in their respective Stores), and the “Enigma” Nova Skin (shown above) can be obtained.
However, as detailed in Question 3, players will only have access to this specific Skin and not Nova’s Base (default) Skin by purchasing the Bundle.
Bundle content created for MWIII will only be available for MWIII. See Question 17 (below) to view how current content is confirmed to be available in both games, in the current MWII Store.
If Captain Price appears in both games, he is regarded as the same character and is selected in the same Operator menu screen, with any MWII and MWIII Skins and other content available in this selection menu.