Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is another installment in the COD franchise that’s among the most anticipated annual arrivals. But there’s a neat way you can play it even earlier if you have the game digitally. Here’s how you can use the New Zealand trick to play MW3 early!
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 — How to Use the New Zealand Trick to Play MW3 Early
All players can play MW3 early by changing their region to New Zealand on their console or PC using the following steps:
- Log into your Activision account
- Select ‘Profile‘ from the navigation bar at the top of the screen
- Select ‘Basic Info’ from the list that appears
- Select ‘Edit‘ next to the address field
- Change the location to New Zealand
- You will need to add a NZ address in the field to save
When Can You Play MW3 Early?
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 will be released for New Zealand players at midnight NZDT on November 10, 2023, or 3 AM PT / 6 AM ET on November 9. This means that, due to a time zone exploit, you can play MW3 a day early with a New Zealand account. This trick is not anything new, but it’s handy to know if you want to get a leg up on the campaign.
New Zealand Release Countdown
Time zones for players to use this trick can be followed using the guide below:
|Time Zone||Release Time|
|Pacific Time (Los Angeles, Vancouver)||3:00 AM PST|
|Mountain Time (Denver, Calgary)||4:00 AM MST|
|Central Time (Chicago, Regina)||5:00 AM CST|
|Eastern Time (New York, Toronto)||6:00 AM EST|
|Atlantic Time (Halifax, Fredericton)||7:00 AM AST|
|Brazil (Brasília Time)||8:00 AM BST|
|UK and Ireland||11:00 AM GMT|
|Europe||1:00 PM CEST|
|Moscow||2:00 PM MSK|
|India||4:30 PM IST|
|Vietnam and Thailand||6:00 PM ICT|
|Philippines||7:00 PM PHT|
In possibly the easiest New Zealand trick ever, now everybody can play MW3 Zombies right away!
- This article was updated on November 9th, 2023