Call of Duty® 2 redefines the cinematic intensity and chaos of battle as seen through the eyes of ordinary soldiers fighting together in epic WWII conflicts. The sequel to 2003's Call of Duty, winner of over 80 Game of the Year awards, Call of Duty 2 offers more immense, more intense, more realistic battles than ever before, thanks to...
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Release Date: Oct 25, 2005

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About This Game

Call of Duty® 2 redefines the cinematic intensity and chaos of battle as seen through the eyes of ordinary soldiers fighting together in epic WWII conflicts. The sequel to 2003's Call of Duty, winner of over 80 Game of the Year awards, Call of Duty 2 offers more immense, more intense, more realistic battles than ever before, thanks to the stunning visuals of the new COD™2 engine.
  • The #1 WWII shooter development team returns with an amazing new experience: Developed by Infinity Ward, creators of the award-winning Call of Duty. All-new, unprecedented enhancements from stunningly realistic graphics to seamless gameplay, thanks to the revolutionary COD2 engine, groundbreaking AI, and choice-based gameplay innovations. Beautifully rendered snow, rain, fog, and smoke, combined with dynamic lighting and shadows, make this the most intense WWII shooter yet.
  • New conflicts and enemies to face: Call of Duty 2 brings you bigger battles, with more tanks, troops, and explosions on-screen, and bigger scope, with a wide range of locales and environments across the European Theater. Fight "The Desert Fox" across the scorching sands of North Africa as wave upon wave of tanks clash in the desert. Use rocket-propelled grappling hooks alongside your Army Ranger squad to storm and scale the cliffs of Pointe du Hoc against a relentless German counterassault, and slog through urban chaos as a tank hunter in war-torn Russia.
  • Rely on your squad as never before: The dozens of Allied soldiers surrounding you are fully aware of the changing situations around them, and will let you know using an all-new, context-sensitive battle chatter system. They will draw enemy fire, lay down cover for you, use foxholes and moving tanks for cover, and warn you of incoming enemy troops and hostile fire.
  • Choice-based gameplay: Play through missions in the order you see fit. Will you decide to play first as a sniper or as a tank commander? It's your call. Open-ended battlefields allow you to individualize your tactics and choose the order in which you complete your objectives.
  • Multiplayer Mayhem: Go online for intense Axis vs. Allies team-based multiplayer action, building on the hugely popular Call of Duty multiplayer modes.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum: 3D hardware accelerator card required - 100% DirectX 9.0c compatible 64MB hardware accelerator video card and the latest drivers*, Microsoft Windows 2000/XP, Pentium IV 1.4GHz or AMD Athlon XP 1700+ processor or higher, 256MB RAM (512MB RAM recommended), 100% DirectX 9.0c compatible 16-bit sound card and latest drivers, 100% Windows 2000/XP compatible mouse, keyboard and latest drivers, 4.0GB of uncompressed free hard disk space (plus 600MB for Windows 2000/XP swap file)
    Multi-player Requirements:
    • Internet (TCP/IP) and LAN (TCP/IP) play supported
    • Internet play requires broadband connection and latest drivers
    • LAN play requires network interface card and latest drivers
    Important Notice: *Some 3D accelerator cards with the chipset listed here may not be compatible with the 3D acceleration features utilized by Call of Duty. Please refer to your hardware manufacturer for 100% DirectX 9.0c compatibility.
    Supported Chipsets
    • ATI Radeon 8500
    • ATI Radeon 9000
    • ATI Radeon 9200
    • ATI Radeon 9500
    • ATI Radeon 9600
    • ATI Radeon 9700
    • ATI Radeon 9800
    • ATI Radeon X300
    • ATI Radeon X550
    • ATI Radeon X600
    • ATI Radeon X700
    • ATI Radeon X800
    • ATI Radeon X850
    • nVidia GeForce 2 Ultra
    • All nVidia GeForce 3/Ti Series
    • All nVidia GeForce 4/Ti Series
    • All nVidia GeForce FX Series
    • All nVidia GeForce 6 Series
    • Recommend nVidia GeForce 7 Series or higher
    Minimum:
    • Supported OS: 10.7.5 (Lion), 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion), 10.9.5 (Mavericks), 10.10 (Yosemite)
    • CPU Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo (Dual-Core)
    • CPU Speed: 1.8 GHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 4 GB
    • Graphics: NVIDIA Geforce 7300 or better or ATI Radeon X1600
    • Video Memory: 128 MB VRam
    • Note: Intel Integrated GMA 950 and Intel Integrated X3100 are unsupported video chipsets
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b1scho
( 0.9 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
Played infinite hours of this game years ago, the nostalgia is real!
Best CoD game ever 10/10. <3
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American Airlines
( 1.3 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
DO NOT PLAY ON A MAC!!!!!!!! Even on the lowest settings the Campaign was lagging like crazy! This game is not meant for mac.
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bashdash4
( 20.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 27
(I wrote this review after having played a few multiplayer matches and completing the entirety of the campaign on the Veteran difficulty.)

Wow.
This was... really good. In fact, even considering the phenomenal Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, I think this is my favorite Call of Duty game in the series.

First, let's talk about the campaign. This campaign did so many things right.
There is a training level where in the bottom half you're defending yourself against living German opposition. No better training than actually going into battle, eh?
The environments are big and beautiful, and they're very well designed from a gameplay standpoint. There were a lot of good places to move from cover to cover.
I had a blast playing through each campaign. The Russian campaign was fun and brutal, tanking through Africa in the English campaign was a blast (if IW had done vehicle things in multiplayer, they probably would be giving DICE more trouble today, tank gameplay was fun and smooth), and storming through Europe and crossing the Rhine in the American campaign made me feel satisfied and patriotic.
I think the best part of the campaign was that it was completely gameplay-centric. Nothing was story-driven, and there was no filler. As much as I enjoyed Call of Duty 4's story and missions, in Call of Duty 2, every level was filled with fast, intense action and I was fighting through to the end. It felt more like the classic FPS games that were also gameplay-centric and it's really what I prefer.
If you are going into this on Veteran difficulty, be prepared to practice moving cover and killing quickly and accurately. The grenade spam is real. In terms of entertainment value and legitimate challenge, this is probably the best Call of Duty game to play on Veteran.

Multiplayer is also really fun. There's a reason why this is one of the best and most famous currently active WWII multiplayer FPS.
The few servers that operate are filled with elite clans, and most servers are modded where you can choose any weapon (and some weapons are added). The pure gunplay is a blast. With actual recoil and no perks, you really have to earn every kill that you get. The maps are also all very beautiful and fun to play through. I really can't wait until I'm able to play this with a friend or two, it's sure to be a good time!

Plus, the game has little things that make me smile, things that have been missing since MW2.
The field of view is 80 degrees by default, and I can change it to 90 in the campaign through console commands.
Though there's no intel cheats, I can use the console for all the campaign fun I want.
Multiplayer has a server browser and dedicated servers.
The game is balanced for lean.
Servers can have way more than 18 players if they want to. I once saw a 64-player server.
The characters in the campaign have personality and throw wisecracks at the enemy at times, like "Hey Fritz, your sister said to say hi!"

Overall, all things considered, this is probably the best Call of Duty game in the series. If you're a kid fresh out of Black Ops III, someone who grew up with Modern Warfare 2, or have been with the series since the beginning and somehow missed out on this, I HIGHLY recommend you trying this. You won't regret one bit of it. Unless of course, you play Veteran and end up getting frustrated out of your mind.
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Jake and Bake
( 5.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 26
I started this game quickscoping Nazis in Russia, Africa, now I'm quick scoping Nazis in France. The Communisten shouts will end but before they do alot more Nazis need to get rekt
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Big Tuna
( 6.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 26
One of the only good Call of Duty games made, i love it!
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BryGuySaysHi
( 2.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
Got this with the WWII (ROW) Bundle at half off. So far I've only played the campaign as I can't get multiplayer working, but it is very good.

Prepare for a headache to get the multiplayer to actually launch if that is your primary purpose for getting this. At least for Windows 10, I am stuck with a black screen when launching the multiplayer menu. I've tried a few things (Ran as admin and compatibility mode for XP service pack 3) but nothing seems to be working. On top of that, my system gets completely stuck upon launching it (not even task manager can close it) so I have to reboot everytime I try.
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Randall Flagg
( 13.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24
One of the most famous WW2 PFS's still plays well on the single player campaign - Well, SP lasted only 8 hrs and was pretty easy on the regular level, but there were battles to rememeber, especially by the end of the campaign enemy bullets seem to have a greater impact. Multiplayer is somewhat problematic - existing populated servers (4 of them are almost full at any given time) are full with age old players that get you killed within a few seconds, so this is far from being fun. Other are populated with bots. I recommend find a half full server- it's easier to get into the game this way.
Later CODs multiplayer are better to my taste, but it's OK to try...
The downside to this game - many crashes concerning compability. I ran the solutions but still the game crashes on startup or between MP maps.
Worth buying in a 5$ deal.
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Viking
( 2.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 21
Campaign is great. i want to play multiplayer but cant find any servers
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EL Velcho
( 5.9 hrs on record )
Posted: June 19
no double jumps
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Lt. Ripper
( 3.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 19
Best WWII CoD ever made
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Posted: June 6
Awesome! One the best Call of duty games ever!!!

Once I played, I got addicted to it.
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Best WWII CoD ever made
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71.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 11
Been playing this game for a little while 10 years.
Love it.
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
Recommended
18.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 1
Old School Call of Duty, one of my favourites, the graphics are okay, the feeling is great, my childhood memories back.

The last 3 missions are very hard, I really enjoyed it :D

8/10

I would like to offer it On Sale because 20$ for an old game is much. For 10$ absolutely worth it. :)

Have a Great day!
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
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Posted: June 21
Campaign is great. i want to play multiplayer but cant find any servers
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Posted: June 9
The best multiplayer game ever!
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Recommended
13.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 24
One of the most famous WW2 PFS's still plays well on the single player campaign - Well, SP lasted only 8 hrs and was pretty easy on the regular level, but there were battles to rememeber, especially by the end of the campaign enemy bullets seem to have a greater impact. Multiplayer is somewhat problematic - existing populated servers (4 of them are almost full at any given time) are full with age old players that get you killed within a few seconds, so this is far from being fun. Other are populated with bots. I recommend find a half full server- it's easier to get into the game this way.
Later CODs multiplayer are better to my taste, but it's OK to try...
The downside to this game - many crashes concerning compability. I ran the solutions but still the game crashes on startup or between MP maps.
Worth buying in a 5$ deal.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 26
I started this game quickscoping Nazis in Russia, Africa, now I'm quick scoping Nazis in France. The Communisten shouts will end but before they do alot more Nazis need to get rekt
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
20.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 27
(I wrote this review after having played a few multiplayer matches and completing the entirety of the campaign on the Veteran difficulty.)

Wow.
This was... really good. In fact, even considering the phenomenal Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, I think this is my favorite Call of Duty game in the series.

First, let's talk about the campaign. This campaign did so many things right.
There is a training level where in the bottom half you're defending yourself against living German opposition. No better training than actually going into battle, eh?
The environments are big and beautiful, and they're very well designed from a gameplay standpoint. There were a lot of good places to move from cover to cover.
I had a blast playing through each campaign. The Russian campaign was fun and brutal, tanking through Africa in the English campaign was a blast (if IW had done vehicle things in multiplayer, they probably would be giving DICE more trouble today, tank gameplay was fun and smooth), and storming through Europe and crossing the Rhine in the American campaign made me feel satisfied and patriotic.
I think the best part of the campaign was that it was completely gameplay-centric. Nothing was story-driven, and there was no filler. As much as I enjoyed Call of Duty 4's story and missions, in Call of Duty 2, every level was filled with fast, intense action and I was fighting through to the end. It felt more like the classic FPS games that were also gameplay-centric and it's really what I prefer.
If you are going into this on Veteran difficulty, be prepared to practice moving cover and killing quickly and accurately. The grenade spam is real. In terms of entertainment value and legitimate challenge, this is probably the best Call of Duty game to play on Veteran.

Multiplayer is also really fun. There's a reason why this is one of the best and most famous currently active WWII multiplayer FPS.
The few servers that operate are filled with elite clans, and most servers are modded where you can choose any weapon (and some weapons are added). The pure gunplay is a blast. With actual recoil and no perks, you really have to earn every kill that you get. The maps are also all very beautiful and fun to play through. I really can't wait until I'm able to play this with a friend or two, it's sure to be a good time!

Plus, the game has little things that make me smile, things that have been missing since MW2.
The field of view is 80 degrees by default, and I can change it to 90 in the campaign through console commands.
Though there's no intel cheats, I can use the console for all the campaign fun I want.
Multiplayer has a server browser and dedicated servers.
The game is balanced for lean.
Servers can have way more than 18 players if they want to. I once saw a 64-player server.
The characters in the campaign have personality and throw wisecracks at the enemy at times, like "Hey Fritz, your sister said to say hi!"

Overall, all things considered, this is probably the best Call of Duty game in the series. If you're a kid fresh out of Black Ops III, someone who grew up with Modern Warfare 2, or have been with the series since the beginning and somehow missed out on this, I HIGHLY recommend you trying this. You won't regret one bit of it. Unless of course, you play Veteran and end up getting frustrated out of your mind.
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270 of 288 people (94%) found this review helpful
220 people found this review funny
Recommended
14.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 16, 2015
December 17, 1941
Somewhere 20 miles west of Moscow:

Russian Soldier: "These are potatoes, Comrade Commissar! Why are we using potatoes instead of real grenades?"
Commissar Letlev: "Because real grenades are valuable! In fact, they are worth a lot more than you are!"

10/10 Would throw potatoes again.






People say this Call of Duty is one of the best yet made.
If you are keen on COD series, you won't regret the purchase.
Worth a buy during sale as Call of Duty Warchest,
because the game itself is not much cheap.

"No cows were harmed in the making of this game"
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