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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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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211 of 225 people (94%) found this review helpful
45 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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133 of 155 people (86%) found this review helpful
22 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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82 of 97 people (85%) found this review helpful
58 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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42 of 46 people (91%) found this review helpful
4 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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21 of 21 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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21 of 24 people (88%) 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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18 of 20 people (90%) 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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18 of 24 people (75%) 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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8 of 9 people (89%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
7.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 18
when cod was good...
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
81.3 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: September 4
No Russian...

If you have no idea what that is about, buy the game. Enjoy one of the most powerful/talked about single player missions ever. Other shooters have tried, (including this studio) but none have quite done it like this.
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Anas
24.1 hrs
Posted: September 28
My second favorite Call of Duty after MW.
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^3(No Mercy) ^9kluster^2fuck
9.9 hrs
Posted: September 28
i love this game but i really wanna get modern warefare 3
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Sgt. Wallcroft
36.6 hrs
Posted: September 28
Very cool first person shooter game. Have very interesting Campaign and nice Special Ops. The Multiplayer is a bit harder but it is funny to play with friends.
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JACKAL 365
6.2 hrs
Posted: September 28
I love this game, it was a 100% worth the buy and I have had lots of fun playing this with my friends. The campaign was absolutely phenomenal with a great story line and fun missions including a snowmobile race! Spec ops was another aspect of this great game that helped it become perfect. Spec ops gives the player a challenging objective in which they can complete with a friend such as silently taking out enemies to get to the objective without being seen. Modern Warfare 2 was topped off with the well loved online competitive multiplayer which has many awesome and fun maps where the player can show of their skill to the world.
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Mitar
8.3 hrs
Posted: September 28
My favourite Call of Duty game
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✪ Aeros
11.3 hrs
Posted: September 28
One of the BEST CODs ever, the campaign is so good and multiplayer is really good, I would buy this game and binge play the campaign.
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Edggie lenny
0.4 hrs
Posted: September 27
good game. I like the gameplay mechanics. The only problem is that me and my friend would play together and we would have some type of frame freeze and lag, and are computers are ay okay. Maybe it is the internet but, you never know...
9/10 love dis game, buy it. Better then the new CoD
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BanterXtreme
3.4 hrs
Posted: September 27
A great Call of Duty game!
I've played CoD on my PS4, this was the first CoD I played, and first I've played on the PC, and this has made me decide to get CoD on PC more often. The graphics are always at the top as expected of the PC. But overall this game has a great story and I think the Modern Warfare games has one of the best storylines of all Call of Duty games!
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Reese | Alpaca God
2.5 hrs
Posted: September 27
Product received for free
I played for nearly 2 days
i encountered my first hacker
He gave everyone fly hacks
He continued to report everyone but himself for hacking
Valve vac banned everyone on there but the hacker
Hacker screwed us over
I get vacced
10/10 would get vac banned again
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HardcoreNoob
14.4 hrs
Posted: September 27
The game was released in 2009 and even now 7 years later I still absolutely love it.
This comes from a guy who plays BF4, CS:GO and Halo almost exclusively.

You should definitely buy it, because it's still one of the best games you'll ever play.
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