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 (419 reviews) - 86% of the 419 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (21,973 reviews) - 91% of the 21,973 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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Defalt
4.4 hrs
Posted: August 27
Its always good to go back to an old CoD game and have fun
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Zenith
72.8 hrs
Posted: August 27
Nice Game would definitely recommend to all, multiplayer is the best part.
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greg
1.6 hrs
Posted: August 27
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Captain Mudkip
41.5 hrs
Posted: August 27
This game took place 7 years in the future when it was firsted released. No one seemed that complain.
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CHEESE MON (birthday in 4 days)
1.9 hrs
Posted: August 27
1v1 me on rust nerd
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OrpheuZ
0.4 hrs
Posted: August 27
I've been banned from this game.. I don't own it. :D
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iXec
33.1 hrs
Posted: August 27
The best Call of Duty i've played and i'm not into Call of Duty at all.
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^8IamAnubisTheGodOftheDead
21.4 hrs
Posted: August 27
This game is very fun still poplure and the vac works so theres rarley hackers.
I have almost 600 hours on this game and im max level so i know what im saying.
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ThaauzeN :D
3.6 hrs
Posted: August 27
Best cod game ever Spilled my coffee Everytime i try to get a nuke :D
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
61 of 69 people (88%) found this review helpful
72 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 1
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24 of 25 people (96%) found this review helpful
4 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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20 of 31 people (65%) found this review helpful
26 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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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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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
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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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 12
Remember... No russian...........
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
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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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 19
"The healthy human mind doesn't wake up in the morning thinking this is its last day on earth. But I think that's a luxury, not a curse. Knowing you're close to the end is a kind of freedom. Good time to take inventory. Outgunned. Outnumbered. Out of our minds. on a suicide misson. But the sand and rocks here stained with thousands of years of warfare, they will remember us for this. Because out of all our vast array of nightmares, this is the one we choose for ourselves. We go forward like a breath exhaled from the earth. With vigor in our hearts and one goal in sight: WE, Will, Kill Him!!" by Captain Price. Always after the bad guy, trying to kill makarov and sheperd, is a good teacher, and the best leader of all (his teammates except Nikolai all dead tho in this series).
I will never forget about this game. This is one of the most amazing FPS games I have ever played. I wanna give this 10 out of 10, But my favourite character, Ghost... The ending shouldn't be like that. I have been a fan boy of him. It's a real shame that he's dead at the end.
Anyways, I love this game to death YO
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