FAQ

If I get the premium annual membership to Call of Duty ELITE, do I really get the entire Modern Warfare 3 Content Season?
Yes. The premium annual membership to Call of Duty ELITE includes the entire Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Content Season - 20 drops of downloadable content including multiplayer maps, spec ops missions and more.
How do the monthly content drops for Call of Duty ELITE premium members work?
Starting early 2012, we will be releasing new multiplayer content drops for Call of Duty ELITE members on a monthly basis during the 9 month MW3 Content Season. You will be notified in-game that new content is available.
What kind of content are the drops in the MW3 Content Season for Call of Duty ELITE Premium members?
The MW3 Content Season will include more variety than ever before. You’ll receive an amazing array of multiplayer maps, Special Ops missions, games modes and more, adding up to 20 drops of content (an approximately $60 value), released to you monthly during the 9 month MW3 Content Season.
Will the MW3 Content Season also include avatars and themes?
If avatars or themes are made available to Call of Duty ELITE premium members, these will not count towards the 20 pieces of content in the MW3 Content Season.
Do I get to “own” the MW3 Content Season if I let my Call of Duty ELITE annual membership expire at the end of the year?
Yes. Annual members will be able to keep the MW3 Content Season if they choose not to continue their Call of Duty ELITE membership.
Do X360 and PS3 Call of Duty ELITE Premium members receive their MW3 Content Season Drops at the same time?
Similar to Map Packs, X360 Premium members will receive their content drops before PS3 Premium members. All Call of Duty ELITE Premium members will receive monthly content drops for 9 months through the MW3 Content Season, and they will also receive their content drops before non-premium members on their console.
So, if I just want to buy the MW3 Content standalone, I can still do that?
Yes. We will be making the MW3 Content Season drops available for purchase as Modern Warfare 3 Content Collections for those who may prefer this option.
How much does a Call of Duty ELITE premium membership cost?
We are offering annual Call of Duty ELITE memberships at $49.99 in the U.S. This offers an incredible value since it includes access to the ELITE premium service features and $60 ARV of downloadable content the MW3 Content Season.
Do Call of Duty ELITE Premium members really get content drops first on their console?
Yes. Call of Duty ELITE Premium members will receive content drops monthly during the 9 month MW3 Content Season starting early in 2012. The content drops will be available for purchase by the entire Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 player community at later dates in Modern Warfare 3 Content Collections.
How do I upgrade to a Call of Duty ELITE premium membership?
You can upgrade to an ELITE premium membership here.
What if I join after the first content drops come out? Do I still get all the MW3 content?
Yes, the entire MW3 Season is available to you as an ELITE premium member, regardless of when you join. As soon as you join, all prior ELITE content will be immediately made available to you, and you will then receive future drops on a monthly basis for the remainder of the 9 month Season.
If I become an Elite subscriber in the middle of the year, what kind of value should I expect to receive over my ’12 month’ subscription versus those people who subscribed in November 2011 when Elite launched?
Your value is identical, as you still get a full year, same as someone who signed up in November. Your membership simply ends a calendar year after you subscribed. You still get all MW3 Content as well, regardless of when you joined, in addition to access of the rest of the Elite services.
I'm a premium ELITE member on Xbox 360, how do I download my MW3 content drops?
  1. Select Multiplayer from the Call of Duty MW3 Main Menu
  2. Select "Store"
  3. Select "Download Elite Content"
  4. Select "Confirm Purchase"
  5. Once the download is complete go into multiplayer, and be sure to select the "ELITE PLAYLIST"

Watch the video tutorial here.