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 (11,324 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
284 of 364 people (78%) found this review helpful
9.7 hrs on record
Posted: July 15
What to say about Modern Warfare 2? Well, the fact that the multiplayer is practically dead, the only thing you can do is play the single-player, and spec-ops.

Now, you may be asking, "Why is the multiplayer dead?" The reason why it's dead, is because of the amount of hackers and children. Hackers in this game are the worst, even if you report a hacker, another five are going to take that persons place.

The game is NOT secure. I recommend you buy Modern Warefare 1, World at War, or any of the new COD titles. Such as Black Ops, and Black Ops 2, but NOT Ghosts. Ghosts is a terrible PC port, and is not worth it, but that is for another review. Modern Warfare 1 is the most secured, due to its dedicated servers, which keeps it alive, and "clean" of hackers and cheaters.

Some examples of hackers in Modern Warfare 2, are people who use:

  • Wallhackers
  • Aimbots
  • Instant Level Ten Prestige, and ALL Unlocks
  • Hud-Hacking (Yes, it does exist)
  • Instant VAC Ban

    The Instant VAC Ban is the WORST thing that can happen to you. I really do advise you to make private games, and play them with your friends, or find trustworthy people on Steam who host games in MW2 that are safe.

    Please, please, please watch what servers/hosted matches you join. I really don't want innocent players to get banned.

    I've heard that Search and Destroy games are safe, but the player count is very little in most game types.

    If you are still going to buy this game, and play the multiplayer, contact me. I will try my best to help find SAFE games for you, but the chances of finding these are very small. I wish all of you people luck.

    Overall, get it for the Spec-Ops, and the Singleplayer.

    Stay safe, and play safe...and watch for hackers...

    -Cheers
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113 of 131 people (86%) found this review helpful
23.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 6
It WAS good, then all the hackers took over.
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126 of 167 people (75%) found this review helpful
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 22
little kids insult my mom. 11/10
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154 of 219 people (70%) found this review helpful
9.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 29
There's a very important lesson that MW2 teaches us. History is written by the victor.
LOL NO QUICKSCOPE 420 BLAZE IT ♥♥♥
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261 of 390 people (67%) found this review helpful
11.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 5
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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83 of 117 people (71%) found this review helpful
17.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 5
Since this game other Call of Dutys are expansions for MW2.
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50 of 65 people (77%) found this review helpful
5.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 1
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.
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65 of 94 people (69%) found this review helpful
33.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 14
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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24 of 25 people (96%) found this review helpful
4.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 20
This games multiplayer is badly hacked!
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41 of 56 people (73%) found this review helpful
14.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 1
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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26 of 31 people (84%) found this review helpful
39.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 12
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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21 of 26 people (81%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 16
Got VAC banned from family share

10/10
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15 of 17 people (88%) found this review helpful
19.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 23
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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27 of 39 people (69%) found this review helpful
17.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 15
okay here is cod of dody advance warfare reviw my mommy boght me this and there are 2 games in my list because of it (???) i was confused so i just click on 1 and then there are other players i n my game and i kill them but whe3n teh ggame lags it is very anoying and every time i die THERE IS LAG so this game is very angry causing and it made my daddy say "THERE IS NO CAL OF DODY IN THIS HOUSE AGAIN TIMMY" and i said but dad and then i showed him how this game has real world senarios that will turmn me into a man and he was like okay but u better be MLG by next year

then he gave me a bottle of MOUNTAIN DOO and said i was his little xXxMLGxXxQuIkShOtTaxXx which was my (ingame name at the time) gg
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36 of 57 people (63%) found this review helpful
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 29
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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9 of 9 people (100%) found this review helpful
22.1 hrs on record
Posted: December 9
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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16 of 22 people (73%) found this review helpful
17.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 14
1v1 rust me quickscope battle
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11 of 13 people (85%) found this review helpful
7.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 20
"Do you recommend this game?"
100% yes!! i have nothing to say
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9 of 10 people (90%) found this review helpful
49.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 9
I do reccomend this game although it has some stuff i diddn't like.It has a short story and i managed to pass it in about 7 hours which is really short.it has some boring moments where you don't even know what you're supposed to do or why.

those are the only major flaws i see.

But apart from that it has Amazing levels such as rio de janeiro afghanistan etc.. where u felt like i was legit in rio and it felt soo good. It has alot of nice weapons and amazing graphics. The story kept me interested throughout the whole thing but the only missions i hated are the ones that take place in the united states.

since the singleplayer is short there is a mode called spec ops that you can play after you're done and it is really fun by yourself and with a friend.

I haven't played the multiplayer , main reason is because i hear you get VAC ban for no reason.


if cod 4 was a 9/10 then this one is an 8.5 out of 10 but nevertheless it is a good game
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9 of 10 people (90%) found this review helpful
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 17
This game just sucks you inside it! I really like how its difficulty slowly changes from beginner to professional.
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