Modern Warfare 2 & Warzone 2.0’s New Shuriken Lethal Equipment: How it Works and Release Date

Tahmid Shihab Murshed
By Tahmid Shihab Murshed
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MW2 and Warzone 2.0 players are getting a new Shuriken lethal equipment. Here’s how it works in-game and its expected release date.

Call of Duty Warzone 2.0 has transitioned to Season 2, with Season 1 being a success for the revamped BR. MW2 and Warzone 2.0 share content, in-game items, mechanics, and more. So, when new equipment is added to the game, it is available in MW2 and Warzone 2.0.

Warzone 2.0 and MW2 received tons of content with the Season 2 update. The Season 2 update introduced Ashika Island with Japanese-themed weapon skins, stickers, emblems and equipment. The Shuriken lethal equipment is the newest addition to the game with the Japanese-themed season.

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How the Shuriken Works in MW2 and Warzone 2.0

The Shuriken is a lethal equipment that functions like a throwing knife. Players can project the Shuriken at their opponents from any range, and it can insta-down or eliminate players. Throwing projectiles like throwing knives and Shuriken require accuracy for their intended purpose.

Currently, the Shuriken is only available on Ashika Island. Players are not allowed to add this lethal to their custom loadouts in MW2 and Warzone 2.0. However, the Shuriken is available in most caches, especially the blue ones.

Shuriken
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Shuriken Release Date

The Shuriken will be available for general use with the start of Season 3. The devs have stated that they have no plans to add the Shuriken in-game before the end of Season 2. The expected date for Season 3 is mid-April. We’ll be sure to update the release date as soon as more information about the Shuriken is released in the Season 3 blogpost.

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Tahmid Shihab Murshed is an FPS writer at GameRiv. Born with a knack for gaming, he has played all types of games out there. He has a heartfelt love for Call of Duty, and other shooter titles out there.