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 (412 reviews) - 86% of the 412 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (21,945 reviews) - 91% of the 21,945 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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Recent:
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ttd
12.0 hrs
Posted: August 25
Good game !
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Alfiee
9.8 hrs
Posted: August 25
Best Call of Duty of all time!
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Tonz95959
1.2 hrs
Posted: August 25
This Game Is Very Old But Very Fun I May Sound Like Yoda And That Stuff But This Is Great
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TheGamingBat
24.5 hrs
Posted: August 25
Very fun First Person Shooter. I recommend it to people who are new to the First person shooter category.
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Falconary
8.3 hrs
Posted: August 25
Definetely one of the best - if not the best - COD made. Special Ops is so fun, and imo zombies is a bit overrated. I dont really care about the graphics - if you do though, you should get bo3. But apart from the graphics, it's super fun.

8/10
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Good Host
11.5 hrs
Posted: August 24
secondaries are stronger than primary (g18 akimbo lul)
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tubular dude
3.0 hrs
Posted: August 24
most rage inducing thing ever, tubers everywhere
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Biglad
5.2 hrs
Posted: August 24
Got vac banned for joining a lobby
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^0Scarred ^1Daegen
1.7 hrs
Posted: August 24
Quick and simple review of Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2


Pros:

-Good campaign, only really makes sense if you play MW1 first, though.
-Lots of customizable weapons.
-Ten Prestiges and over 700 levels to go through (including the prestiged ones)
-Mostly decent community.

Cons:

-Hackers are kind of common to find.
-Some people host XP lobbies and end the fun for people trying to level up.
-Some people have aquired a "kick tool" that allows them to kick people at will.




Overall Rating: 9.5/10.0
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^5Rick ^4Harrison
1.0 hrs
Posted: August 24
Very fun game. Back when cod acually had a story line and a good online mode.
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54 of 60 people (90%) found this review helpful
64 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 1
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29 of 35 people (83%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
19.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 26
Best Call Of Duty of all time!!! Seriusly this is a great game, (my favourite i own this game on 3 different platforms thats how much i love it), and if your worried about online don't worry, as long as u play ffa or snd u will always have ppl to play and i must say at the time of this review i haven't played against a cheater, but if you're looking for a online experience with more players and more cheat security u can use a thing called "V2 Gaming" that basically alows u to play on dedicated servers, and thats were most of the community is right now, btw if u want this game just to play online on dedicated servers, its totally free, just check this link for instructions: http://v2gaming.org/

Hope I helped u, this is defenitely a great game :)
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19 of 20 people (95%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
18.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 2
This is the best CoD game ever. The campaign has an excellent storyline and the multiplayer is fun as hell.
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12 of 13 people (92%) found this review helpful
Recommended
75.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 28
I loved this game, everything about it, the music, the levels, the betrayals. Had it since release way back in the day. 10/10 will undoubtedly play many times in the future.

The campaign carries on from the events from MW, The early and late battles in Afghanistan are fun and stimulating, the Russian invasion of continental US is theatrical and memorable. These sections being my personal favourites the music and atmosphere are incredible, "Of Their Own Accord" and "Whiskey Hotel" are phenominal from the moment you start in the trench bunker until you stand at top the ruins.

The Spec-Ops was a blast, both played alone, or co-op with a friend. A friend is optional but highly recommend specially if you're looking to play the 2 best levels, "Overwatch" and "Big Brother"

the Mulitplayer I never touched so I wont pass judgement.
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 2
Product received for free
A really fun game for people who like FPS's. You can play on a variety of maps on a great and competitive multiplayer with friends or play a really fun campaign. It has the classic COD feel and isn't hard to figure out. It doesn't have the best graphics because it is an older game but that doesn't take away from the game at all. Anyone who likes COD games and FPS's I would highly recommend this game to you or anyone who wants to try COD out.
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14 of 22 people (64%) found this review helpful
20 people found this review funny
Recommended
5.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 12
I'm Rick Harrison, and this is my pawn shop. I work here with my old man and my son, Big Hoss. Everything in here has a story and a price. One thing I've learned after 21 years - you never know WHAT is gonna come through that door.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 20
Campaign/Story Mode
I've barely played this. Don't know why, but the first missions didn't really take me into the campaign.

Special Ops
Pretty fun when playing with someone else, but boring as hell when playing alone.

Multiplayer
I've played BO2 on my pc and Ghosts, MW3 and WAW on my ps3 and from what I've seen and what I know, MW2's multiplayer is better than the earlier mentioned multiplayers.

Overall Score
7.2 out of 10
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
14.7 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: August 16
This was the best Call of Duty game to date. They finally updated it with better anti hack software as well!
10/10
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
9.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 21
so many hacked lobbies, would not recommend to anyone.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 7
Modern Warfare 2 is pretty fun for how old it is. The multiplayer is really fun and I really enjoyed the campaigns storyline. Modern Warfare 2 is one of the best Call of Duty games released.

The game runs really well. You get a small amount of graphic controls but you should be able to play if your computer is not that old. The default control options are really bad; I recommend changing them.

The multiplayer in Modern Warfare 2 (MW2) is really solid. Even though its old I have no problems jumping into a full game of Team Death match. The game is still well and alive. There are some cheaters but I don’t see the that often anymore.

Since this is an Activision game, MW2 is full of DLC. I would recommend not buying any of them. Activision is very greedy and charges full price for a game from 2009. I would strictly buy this game for the multiplayer or campaign then nothing else.
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