The Call of Duty Season 3 update for Warzone is themed around a clash between Godzilla and King Kong for the Operation Monarch event. This limited-time event won’t begin until May 11, but Warzone’s big update will give Caldera a Skull Island vibe in preparation for the arrival of Hollywood’s biggest titans. Here we break down all of the Caldera map changes coming with Season 3.
Based on the roadmap and details from Activision’s blog, we already know that Caldera is going to have a new point of interest called Dig Site. The blog post also teases the setting and secrets that will be hidden across Caldera for this upcoming map update, so players will want to keep their eyes peeled for subtle clues leading to the Monster of All Battles.
Giving the vibe of the movie Kong: Skull Island, Dig Site is Caldera’s new point of interest for Season 3. The new location is between ruins and mines, and here players can loot around the area. excavation equipment, tents and unearthed monster skeletons. Activision announced that clues to Operation Monarch were hidden around this excavation site.
Caldera Volcano is getting a facelift for Season 3. Since Caldera launched, Peak has been a very open place with only partial construction. Now the construction of the area is complete and its new fortifications on top of the volcano add a better variety of cover.
Peak will also have a story-themed decor from Season 3. The new look includes the symbol of the mysterious world organization known as Monarch, which is the secret science organization featured in 2014’s Godzilla.
Caldera Lagoon normally looks like a nice place to relax and sunbathe, but the Season 3 blog post explains that a storm is brewing on the island for the upcoming season, causing changing tides to reveal a new sandbar area to explore. This sandbar will provide a new path to the Caldera Lighthouse, and there will be shipwrecks to use as cover. This change will also provide more terrain for vehicles to cross the lagoon.
The track hasn’t been a very popular area of the map, but Season 3 should bring some positive changes. Some foliage will be removed from the area, which will improve visibility. The runway will also be rebuilt with a new set of barracks, hangars and other structural additions. This new version of Runway will also include some decommissioned planes to provide additional outdoor cover, as well as some tower structures to allow for a better view of the island.
It’s unclear how much Resort will be changed for Season 3, but Activision said players will have no problem noticing the huge, glowing ax that will pop out of the ground nearby. This tease alone is worth investigating the area all around Caldera’s Resort.
While the Season 3 blog didn’t suggest any map updates here, this is an area of Caldera that players will likely want to keep an eye out for in the days leading up to the Operation Monarch event. Previous Activision Season 3 teasers have suggested that Godzilla is in the water and heading to the Docks. It is possible that map changes or clues appear in the area before the big event.
Additionally, Season 3 Ranked Weapons will bring a new battle pass, more weapons to unlock, and introduce three new Operators. Vanguard multiplayer will get two new maps in Season 3, but Zombies fans will have to wait a little longer for a new map. Treyarch recently revealed plans for the future Zombies update, including a return to traditional maps, but the next map won’t be ready until Season 4. Players hungry for more Zombies content should check out the update from Year 2 of Black Ops Cold War for Season 3, which includes a secret Easter egg and a new Outbreak mode.
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