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.
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Very Positive (349 reviews) - 89% of the 349 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (19,886 reviews) - 90% of the 19,886 user reviews for this game are positive.
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: 10.9.5 (Mavericks), 10.10 (Yosemite)
    • 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)
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fredbearrules
11.2 hrs
Posted: September 24
Good campaign; hacked multiplayer. Still worth it, though.
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C.M.O.T. Dibbler
0.2 hrs
Posted: September 24
Bought this in the Humble Store.
Which conveniently failed to mention that the game would be the censored version for me. Now, censorship is a nuisance in general, don't get me wrong, but I wouldn't be that ticked off by that - except it's ALSO LOCKED TO GERMAN. That is a complete and utter deal breaker, sorry. I will NOT play this game under these circumstances.
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DEEZ NUTS
0.6 hrs
Posted: September 24
i cant some how play with my friends join them or invite then but they can fix this problem pls
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PeaFGW
8.5 hrs
Posted: September 24
Almost killed as many Russians in this as in CS:GO, most of these didn't shoot back though.
10/10
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BigYorg86
1.2 hrs
Posted: September 24
BEST MODERN WARFARE EVER!!!! Aside from Those Annoying Noobs'Tubing Everywhere.. Its Still Awesome!!
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Psikopat2257
3.8 hrs
Posted: September 24
This is my Jam..back in 2010
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i am silver 1
0.2 hrs
Posted: September 24
jeg ikke like
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Animal
39.6 hrs
Posted: September 24
Got VAC banned for random connect to hacked server GG
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DZ_PROGamer
10.5 hrs
Pre-Release Review
Posted: September 24
its a funny game and is good more then other call of duty
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^0GLYFO^1KWLIES
7.0 hrs
Posted: September 24
The most amazing cod ever created! Won't stop playing even if it gets 20 years old.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
196 of 209 people (94%) found this review helpful
40 people found this review funny
Recommended
4.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 6
Return to a simpler time.
Before jetpacks.
Before exo suits.
Before supply drops.
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175 of 192 people (91%) found this review helpful
38 people found this review funny
Recommended
16.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 28
The good ol days back when CoD wasnt garbage.
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122 of 139 people (88%) found this review helpful
20 people found this review funny
Recommended
30.3 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: September 1
This is where the CoD franshise ends for me. I played the jesus out of this one. The ones that follow are garbage.
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78 of 92 people (85%) found this review helpful
54 people found this review funny
Recommended
18.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 13
Remember when Call of Duty was actually fun? Pepperidge Farm remembers!
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37 of 41 people (90%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 9
Awesome game. Multiplayer is STILL alive and well. Go check it out!!
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30 of 35 people (86%) found this review helpful
19 people found this review funny
Recommended
374.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 25
Sometimes you don't need your life back.
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16 of 16 people (100%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
Recommended
5.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 4
brings back the days of 2009, when cod was actually good....... RIP COD, ill miss u :(
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18 of 21 people (86%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
8.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 17
This game is my childhood
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14 of 16 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
4.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 4
I loved this game back when it came out in 2009 and continue to love it now in 2016. I've seen many people complaining about Hackers in multiplayer, although there is an unhealthy amount of hackers in game, I never let that ruin my experince. If you notice that you've joined a lobby that doesn't seem "vanilla", simpley quit the lobby and find yourself a new one.
If you're willing to purchase this game, be willing to give it some time, if you enjoyed playing it back when it came out, you would enjoy playing it now. Although there arn't as many people playing the game, it's still enough to fill the lobbies.
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14 of 20 people (70%) found this review helpful
7 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 5
This is the best game i ever played in my life.
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