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 (9,916 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

PC
Mac
    • 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
13 of 16 people (81%) found this review helpful
14.3 hrs on record
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
Posted: October 1
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
39.4 hrs on record
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
Posted: October 12
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7 of 10 people (70%) found this review helpful
3.1 hrs on record
I didn't know what to write about in my review, so here's a recipe for pancakes instead:

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon white sugar
1 1/4 cups milk
1 egg
3 tablespoons butter, melted

1. In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Make a well in the center and pour in the milk, egg and melted butter; mix until smooth.

2. Heat a lightly oiled griddle or frying pan over medium high heat. Pour or scoop the batter onto the griddle, using approximately 1/4 cup for each pancake. Brown on both sides and serve hot.
Posted: October 10
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
17.9 hrs on record
best of its series
Posted: October 11
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
23.2 hrs on record
It WAS good, then all the hackers took over.
Posted: October 6
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Very good game
Posted: October 18
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
10.7 hrs on record
Steam is asking us to say something about Modern Warfare 2 but we can't and we shouldn't because words can't describe it. Now-a-days it is less played but it deserves it. The beginning of iSnipe and the noobtuber phenomenon. The legendary End Game NuKe killstreak,the deadly Chopper Gunner, the 21 ton giant beast Pavelow and the super-fast Harrier.
Posted: September 26
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
33.6 hrs on record
This game is ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥. 69/10
Posted: October 12
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
12.6 hrs on record
Call of Duty Modern Warefare 2 is one of my favorite games to play.It keeps you busy and when you want to sewe who is the better games you can play lan from anywhere. I could be in canada and play with somebody in china.Its really a must have. :);)
Posted: October 7
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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
2.1 hrs on record
Best cod ♥♥♥ simulator.


10/10 It's pretty okay -IGN
Posted: October 6
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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
ok
Posted: October 14
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
20.4 hrs on record
Had the same level of fun as I did playing Call of Duty 3 with this on single player. Great, well-written story.

Multiplayer's still the same old stuff.
Posted: September 25
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
IMO this is the best CoD to date, although I'm hoping that it will be bested by Advanced Warfare. Excellent gameplay mechanics, nice graphics for the game's age, well-optimized for slightly weaker rigs, great maps, good class creation system, and the smoothest sniping mechanic in any CoD I have ever seen.

BUT!!! I do not recommend you buy this game. Why? Because of the multiplayer community. This might be one of those rare moments where the community is in fact better on console or in the recent games. If you join any lobby I ***GUARANTEE*** 100% you will see this:

-UMP/ACR/RPD non-stop. 90% of the players in the lobby will have one of those 3 weapons.
-Campers... all... over.
-Shotgun ♥♥♥♥♥s... AKIMBO shotgun ♥♥♥♥♥s.
-Noob tubes + Danger Close. All the ♥♥♥♥ing time.
-Hackers.

The multiplayer in this CoD is extremely skill based, but no one seems to take advantage of that. The game does not change. Everybody does the same ♥♥♥♥. The amount of time's I've walked into a lobby and noticed I'm the only sniper, surrounded by little kids camping in the corner with and ACR Grenade Launcher, Danger Close, and Akimbo shotguns is.. crazy.

You would have thought the community would be better since it's an older game and retro gamers would be back for nostalgia. Instead, they're back for cheap kills and no skills.

With an AK/RPD/ACR/UMP/noob tube/shotgun this game is too ♥♥♥♥ing easy.
With anything else, you're dead. Get out of here.
Posted: September 27
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.4 hrs on record
Great Game, admittedley a bit old, but I still think it's better than Ghosts and it might be better than Advanced Warfare, however, I will have to wait and see...
Posted: October 14
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
6.3 hrs on record
LOL GAME!
Posted: October 5
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
6.0 hrs on record
I loved and hated this game all at the same time. Fun maps, kill streaks, and a great time with friends. Sadly the matchmaking system was on/off and cheaters were a common occurance but thats typical in any fps nowadays I suppose...
Posted: September 26
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
96.9 hrs on record
Very fun game. Would recommend to everyone who loved COD4.
9.0/10
Posted: September 27
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
26.4 hrs on record
Great game <3
Posted: October 4
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
390.2 hrs on record
It is a very good game
Posted: October 4
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
22.3 hrs on record
Best CoD Evaaar (and best mp shooter for me)
+Trickshoting
+Quickscoping
+Nice colorful graphic
+Lot of action
+Co-op
+Epic story
+Balanced weapons
+High-detailed unique well-designed maps
-I got banned :D
9.7/10
I've played this game about 1200 hrs and got lot of impressions. Since i had started playing this game i've met a lot of good people, learnt to do cool stuff(logos, avatars, bgs , personal skins [cus met lot of people who were in different clans which were needed for that]). I had really enjoyed to spend my time playing MW2 cus it was more than just a game.
P.S. sry for my english i know it's rly bad
Posted: October 4
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