How To Download Call of Duty Warzone On PC

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How To Download Call of Duty Warzone On PC

Abhimannu Das
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  • Downloading Call of Duty: Warzone can be difficult if you do not know how to bypass the unintuitive menus in the Blizzard app.
  • Most players run into a purchase option for Black Ops Cold War while trying to download Warzone and there is a way to directly download Warzone for free.
  • The game is available only on the Blizzard app for PC and you will need to have a Blizzard account to access the game.

Downloading Warzone on PC can be tricky as most players will run into a buy option for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War instead of getting access to the game. You will have to make your way around a few menus on the Blizzard launcher to be able to download Warzone on PC for free. The game is not available on Steam and you will have to download it via Blizzard’s launcher. Before you can download Warzone on PC, you have to download the new Blizzard launcher (formerly Battle.net) and create an account. Once your Blizzard launcher is ready you will be able to download Warzone on PC. 

How To Download Warzone On PC: Create a Blizzard Account

Before you can download Warzone on PC, you will have to create a Blizzard account to be able to download and use the Blizzard launcher.

  1. Head to: https://us.battle.net/account/creation/flow/creation-full 
  2. The website will contain a form for you to fill in your personal information including: country of residence, date of birth, name, the email address you want to associate the account with, and your security preferences. Fill in all of the necessary information. 
  3. Accept the Battle.net End User License Agreement
  4. Click on Create Free Account 
  5. Check your email for a verification email
  6. Activate your account

How To Download Warzone On PC: Download the Blizzard App 

  1. Head to: https://www.blizzard.com/en-gb/apps/battle.net/desktop 
  2. Click on Download for Windows 
  3. Launch the downloaded file 
  4. Choose the installation directory and proceed with the installation
  5. Launch the Blizzard app

How To Download Warzone On PC: Check System Requirements

Before you download the game, make sure that you meet the minimum system requirements. 

Minimum Specs

  • Requires DirectX 12 compatible system
  • OS: Windows 7 64-Bit (SP1) or Windows 10 64-Bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i3-4340 or AMD FX-6300
  • Video: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 / GeForce GTX 1650 or Radeon HD 7950
  • RAM: 8GB RAM
  • HDD: 175GB HD space
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

Recommended Specs

  • Requires DirectX 12 compatible system
  • OS: Windows 10 64 Bit (latest update)
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K or AMD Ryzen R5 1600X processor
  • Video: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 / GTX 1660 or Radeon R9 390 / AMD RX 580
  • RAM: 12GB RAM
  • HDD: 175GB HD space
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

How To Download Warzone On PC

  1. Launch the Blizzard App 
  2. Click on Games 
  3. Click on All Games
  4. Click on Activision 
  5. Click on Call of Duty: Warzone
  1. Click on Play For Free 
  2. Choose the installation directory 

Your game will begin downloading and you will be able to launch the game via the Play button once the game is downloaded. 

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Abhimannu is a part of the content team at AFK Gaming and a lifelong obsessive gamer. He currently covers esports titles like VALORANT, CS: GO, Call of Duty, Fortnite, PUBG and more.