The most-anticipated game of the year and the sequel to the best-selling first-person action game of all time, Modern Warfare 2 continues the gripping and heart-racing action as players face off against a new threat dedicated to bringing the world to the brink of collapse.
User reviews: Very Positive (13,199 reviews)
Release Date: Nov 12, 2009

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About This Game

The most-anticipated game of the year and the sequel to the best-selling first-person action game of all time, Modern Warfare 2 continues the gripping and heart-racing action as players face off against a new threat dedicated to bringing the world to the brink of collapse.
Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare 2 features for the first time in video games, the musical soundtrack of legendary Academy Award®, Golden Globe® Award, Grammy® Award and Tony winning composer Hans Zimmer. The title picks up immediately following the historic events of Call of Duty® 4: Modern Warfare®, the blockbuster title that earned worldwide critical acclaim, including:
  • "Most Played Online Video Game" in history, 2009 Guinness World Records
  • More than 50 Game of the Year awards, including the Console Game of the Year and Overall Game of the Year, 2007, from the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences®

SPECIAL OPS CO-OPERATIVE

An entirely new gameplay mode which supports 2-player co-operative play online that is unique from the single player story campaign.
  • Special Ops pits players into a gauntlet of time-trial and objective-based missions.
  • Rank-up as players unlock new Special Ops missions, each more difficult.
  • Missions include highlights from the single player campaign, fan favorites from Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and all new, exclusive missions.

MULTIPLAYER REINVENTED

Setting a new bar for online multiplayer, Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer delivers new capabilities, customization, gamestates and modes, including:
Create-a-Class Evolved
  • Secondary Weapons - Machine Pistols, Shotguns, Handguns, Launchers
  • Riot Shields
  • Equipment - Throwing Knives, Blast Shield, Tactical Insertion
  • Perk Upgrades
  • Bling (Dual Attachments)
  • Customizable Killstreaks - AC130, Sentry Gun, Predator Missile, Counter-UAV, Care Package
  • Accolades (Post match reports)

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    • OS: Microsoft Windows XP or Windows Vista (Windows 95/98/ME/2000 are unsupported)
    • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 3.2 GHz or AMD Athlon 64 3200+ processor or better supported
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB NVIDIA GeForce 6600GT or better or ATI Radeon 1600XT or better
    • DirectX®: Microsoft DirectX(R) 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 12GB of free hard drive space
    • Sound: 100% DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
    • Internet: Broadband connection and service required for Multiplayer Connectivity. Internet Connection required for activation.
    • Co-op/Multiplayer Hosting: To host Co-op or MP matches, a 2Ghz dual-core or better processor is recommended.
    • Operating System: 10.9.2 (Mavericks)
    • CPU Processor: Intel i3 (Dual-Core)
    • CPU Speed: 2.2GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 13 GB
    • Video Card (ATI): Radeon HD 4850
    • Video Card (NVidia): Geforce 640M
    • Video Card (Intel): Iris
    • Video Memory (VRam): 512 MB
    • Peripherals: Macintosh mouse and keyboard

    • IMPORTANT NOTICE: Currently, MW2 for Mac may not be accessible to users in Russia, Poland, and Japan

    • NOTICE: The following video chipsets are unsupported for Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 2:
      • ATI RADEON HD 2000 Series
      • ATI RADEON HD 6490M, 6630M, 3870
      • NVIDIA 9000 Series
      • NVIDIA 320M, 330M
      • Intel HD 3000, 4000, 5000

    • NOTICE: This game is not supported on volumes formatted as Mac OS Extended (Case Sensitive)
Helpful customer reviews
393 of 456 people (86%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
23.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 6, 2014
It WAS good, then all the hackers took over.

EDIT 1/16/15

Holy crap this is the most read MW2 review on steam!

To those people out there, please do not add me to play MW2. I do not play it. If you have a question, post a comment on my profile.
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229 of 282 people (81%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
17.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 5, 2014
Since this game other Call of Dutys are expansions for MW2.
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129 of 157 people (82%) found this review helpful
9 people found this review funny
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 16, 2014
Got VAC banned from family share

10/10
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108 of 138 people (78%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
5.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 1, 2014
Single player's alright, but Multiplayer is where it's at.

There are plenty of games that don't offer a chance to new players. On so many other titles, you get completely f-cked by other players due to the difference in skill.

This game is different. Instead of getting f-cked by other people, the game f-cks you instead. Half the time it doesn't work properly, and it's completely unbalanced with a degenerate community. Quite often you'll encounter a hacker, and it's not rare to get stuck in a modded server. There's no Server Blacklist included, so you can enjoy getting thrown back into the same sh-thole over and over again. Enjoy the modded server admins who DDOS you if you use a weapon that they don't like.

All in all, it's the classic Call of Duty experience. This game is a known carcinogen and I thoroughly recommend it for ages 8 to slept-with-ur-mom for hours of aggravated fun.

EDIT (9th Jan, 2015)
The limited concentration that this game requires at the casual level, as well as its fast-paced low-strategy gameplay, results in the player becoming accustomed to passively playing with the potential for high success. Because of this, it will be somewhat difficult to start playing other games again, as you are used to no-tactics gameplay.
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414 of 615 people (67%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
11.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 5, 2014
MUM GET THE CAMARA
11/10 "It's like Skyrim with guns" - IGN
420 BLAZE IT
LOL
( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
ROFL
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
"HOW DID YOU HIT THAT"
"GET NO SCOPED!"
DANK
SNOOP DOG DLC (lol wrong game but still)
INTERVENTION
G18 AKIMBO


This sums up MW2
Or any cod tbh
I FOCKIN' RECOMMEND THIS

Oh and i have played this game for 200 hrs or so so don't worry about that it says 69 hrs
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137 of 199 people (69%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
33.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 14, 2014
This game made me into a 13 year old ragemonster in middleschool. My ♥♥♥♥♥ was constantly erect for 2 years after its release and I became a ♥♥♥♥ING BAG OF DORITOS. It made me rub MountainDew on my nipples until they bled and had to yell for my mom to get my ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥.

I rate it 10/10 Illuminati's
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50 of 60 people (83%) found this review helpful
39.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 12, 2014
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is my favorite Call of Duty that I've played. I feel that it is a nice sequel to Modern Warfare 1 with a fantastic storyline and the addition of Spec Ops, a series of short challenge levels. There are a variety of guns to choose from and different levels to play through. For the most part, none of them feel repetitive in any way. It looks great and plays great.

On the other hand, multiplayer is a let-down. Its been a few years since release and many people have gone on to other titles in the series leaving Modern Warfare 2's multiplayer dwindling. They have the servers and the players but failed to incorporate some sort of anti-cheat. Multiplayer is filled with hackers. Not every game has them, but they are there (and you can definitely tell when its enabled). For whatever reason, they also got rid of the server browser so there are no more modded servers.

The single-player and co-op experience is great. Multiplayer can be so-so. It's worth a few re-runs to beat Veteran and get all the intel!

Obligatory Score: 9/10
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67 of 96 people (70%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
14.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 1, 2014
Modern Moustache 2 is a fantastic game enjoyed by people of all ages, races, genders, especially hermaphrodites and talking vegetables. After seeing this game on Veggie Tales, I knew I had to get a slice of the pie, so I naturally purchased this title and played it all the way through, and it was pretty cool. I would highly recommend buying this game with a bag of doritos and a bottle of Mountain Dew, for maximum enjoyment.

MOM GET THE CAMERA!!! / 10 - IGN
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30 of 35 people (86%) found this review helpful
19.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 23, 2014
As a huge fan of Infinty Ward's Call of Duty series, I have to admit that this one, Modern Warfare 2 is my personal favourite. Well it is a simple First Person Shooter game with easy and simple mechanics (like almost every FPS game). I found the Single Player storyline interesting and awesome (great fights, and great scenes in general) and I have to admit that I wanted MORE of it when I finally finished it. Although there were many negative reviews and comments about it, and to be more specific, about the mission "No Russian" in which you are asked if you really want to play it or skip it, I think that Modern Warfare 2 is a worty replacer of its predecessor Modern Warfare, which was a huge success for Infinity Ward. If I have to mention something that dissapointed me, this is the game's community, which is small and...unfortunately very toxic. This is maybe the only reason, why I do not reccomend the Multiplayer on this game.

I give this game 7/10
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30 of 38 people (79%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
8.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 24, 2014
Got a VAC ban from another player. 69/10 IGN
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28 of 37 people (76%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 30, 2014
unforgettable game :)
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18 of 20 people (90%) found this review helpful
10.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 15, 2014
An old game, but an instant classic. Much better than some of the newer Call of Duty games!
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18 of 21 people (86%) found this review helpful
22.6 hrs on record
Posted: December 9, 2014
When you look at the total package, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is hands-down one of the best first-person shooters out there, and a truly amazing offering across any system. With that being said, our score comes with a disclaimer. For those planning to check out everything Modern Warefare 2 has to offer – online competition, full co-op Spec Ops mode, as well as the campaign – you’re looking at a no-brainer purchase. For the strictly single player crowd, however, Modern Warfare 2 is surprisingly short, and doesn’t live up to the standard set by previous Call of Duty games. The campaign can be completed in as little as six and a half hours, and the missions make better scenarios and moment-to-moment adrenaline rushes than they do a cohesive, well-told story. If you’re going solo, you’ve officially been warned. Look at the complete Modern Warfare 2 experience though, and there’s no denying its rightful place at the top.
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51 of 82 people (62%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 29, 2014
I remember playing this awesome war simulator back in the day when it came out now trick shotters have slowly taken over, much like ebola and ruined it.

Also no one plays it.
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16 of 19 people (84%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
11.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 2, 2014
I like ACR.
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15 of 18 people (83%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 11, 2014
This game is nice but the hackers can go die.
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19 of 26 people (73%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 17, 2014
This game just sucks you inside it! I really like how its difficulty slowly changes from beginner to professional.
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11 of 12 people (92%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: January 19
Made me become really patriotic and nuke my house 10/10 - ME
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28 of 45 people (62%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
10.0 hrs on record
Posted: January 13
Pre-Release Review
Why the ♥♥♥♥ are all your games $60 forever.
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8 of 10 people (80%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: March 23
terraria rip off
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