2XP Tokens in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare work differently than previous Call of Duty games in many ways.
In this post, we wanted to share the latest information on how 2XP Tokens work to ensure that you are in the know if you get tokens.
The biggest thing to know: the timer for 2XP tokens, once activated, will not stop regardless of what’s happening. This means that in the pre-game lobby, if you exit the game, while waiting for a match, the 2XP token will continue to countdown the timer.
You can earn 2XP Tokens from Challenges in-game, by completing the Campaign Missions, and via partnerships like Mountain Dew.
Here’s an FAQ from Activision Support:
HOW CAN I ACQUIRE 2XP TOKENS?
You can acquire XP Tokens to receive 2XP in two ways:
- Through gameplay – Call of Duty: Modern Warfare offers several objectives and challenges that reward XP Tokens upon completion.
- Through partnerships – Buy specially-marked products from various retailers and partners and receive codes redeemable for XP Tokens.
HOW DO I ACTIVATE A 2XP TOKEN IN GAME?
You can see the total amount of XP Tokens you have and activate an XP Token from the 2XP sidebar.
- Enter a pregame lobby from the Multiplayer menu.
- Press L3 to open the 2XP sidebar.
- Highlight an available XP Token tile and press Select to activate 2XP.
Once an XP Token is activated, the time to earn 2XP in Multiplayer begins, and a countdown timer appears on the righthand side of the screen in the Multiplayer pregame lobby.
CAN I SEE HOW LONG THE 2XP TOKEN IS ACTIVE FOR?
Yes. Once an XP Token is activated, the time to earn 2XP in Multiplayer begins, and you’ll see a timer counting down on the righthand side in the Multiplayer pregame lobby.
WHY DOES THE 2XP TIMER RUN WHEN I AM NOT IN A MATCH?
There is a bit of a change to the system this year, as XP Tokens count down in real time whether you’re in a match or not, including the pregame lobby, when you are adjusting your loadout, or even if you exit the game. Therefore, we recommend only activating XP Tokens when you’re sure your game session will last as long as, or longer than the time of the XP Token activated in order to maximize your experience.
SOURCE: Activision Support