Anonymous edits have been disabled on the wiki. If you want to contribute please login or create an account.

Warning for game developers: PCGamingWiki staff members will only ever reach out to you using the official mail address.
Be aware of scammers claiming to be representatives or affiliates of PCGamingWiki who promise a PCGW page for a game key.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered

From PCGamingWiki, the wiki about fixing PC games
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered cover
Infinity Ward
IW engine
Release dates
Windows April 30, 2020
Metacritic 71
OpenCritic 73
Monetization One-time game purchase
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Action, FPS, Shooter
Art styles Realistic
Themes South America, Contemporary
Series Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered on HowLongToBeat
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered on IGDB
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered on MobyGames
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered on Wikipedia
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
Subseries of Call of Duty
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare 2007
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 2009
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 2011
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered 2016
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2019
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered 2020
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II 2022
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III 2023


This game requires a constant internet connection for all game modes.

Key points

Remastered singleplayer campaign of the 2009 game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.
Multiplayer and cooperative modes are not included.

General information

Official Call of Duty series site


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Icon overlay.png
Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
All versions require DRM and a constant internet connection for all game modes.[1]

Essential improvements

Skip intro videos

Edit config file[2]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open config.cfg.
  3. Change seta 0x2A70777D "1" to seta 0x2A70777D "0"
  4. Save the file.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\players2\<user-id>[Note 1]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\players2\<user-id>[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing

No save game cloud syncing information; you can edit this page to add it.


Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Standard: 4:3; Wide: 16:9, 16:10, 21:9.
Window, Window [Fullscreen] modes.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Low, Normal, High
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA, SMAA (1x & Temporal 2x), Filmic SMAA (1x & Temporal 2x) and SSAA (2x, 4x, 8x & 16x)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Adjustable range from 30 to 250 fps, and Unlimited.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.
Color blind mode



In-game audio settings
In-game audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Only Master volume adjustable.
Surround sound
Dolby 5.1 only
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Traditional Chinese
Brazilian Portuguese
Latin American Spanish
Fan translation.


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
1 Campaign
In PC version only.

Connection types

Issues fixed

Out of Memory error on start-up

Game may display an error message Stating that your Hard-disk is Probably Full. Seems to only happen on first start-up after installing the Game Where it fails to create the required Configuration Data.
Hit F11 while game launches, no download needed[citation needed]

When you see the image of MW2 pop up wait about 3 seconds and hit F11. Timing is different based on CPU speed so you can also just hit F11 over and over when the MW 2 image pops up after launching the game.

Download and Patch The Config Data Manually[citation needed]
  • Download The Files Here and extract archive to the Games Root Folder.
Start Using Safemode in Windows[citation needed]
The Game Seems to generate The Proper Configuration Files When Running under Safe Mode, fixing the Issue.
  1. Open The 'Run' Dialog Box 'WinKey+R'.
  2. Type in msconfig and hit enter.
  3. go to the boot tab under the boot options check Safe Boot and bubble in Network,Hit Apply And Restart Your Computer.
  4. Ounce Your Booted into Safe Mode Launch The Game and set it to anything but fullscreen. Then Exit using the quit to Desktop Option in the Menu, Restart Your Computer.
  5. Launch The Game again And Change The Desired Graphics Settings and Play.

Interminable loading times

Running the game with the Steam fps counter enabled can prevent the loading of some missions rendering the game unplayable.
Disable Steam FPS counter[citation needed]
  1. Go to Steam > Settings > In-Game
  2. Set In-game FPS Counter to off

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


Middleware Notes
Audio XAudio2 v2.8/2.9
Input XInput v9.2/v10
Cutscenes Bink Video v2.6h/1.200h

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 SP1, 8
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-4340
AMD FX-6300
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 80 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 670
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650
AMD Radeon HD 7950
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.


  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).