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One of the most popular games of the year is the new Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. The following game cheats for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 will help you get the most out of your gaming time and unlock many hidden abilities, rewards, equipment, and tricks.

The latest entry in the Call of Duty series, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, is actually a direct sequel to Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and begins five years after the Call of Duty 4 left off. The gameplay in the latest installment jumps between a group of US Army Rangers trying to stave off a Russian invasion of the United States and Task Force 141, which is a counterterrorist group trying to eliminate a Russian terrorist.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. The cheats and tips below apply to all three formats, except for two cheats that are exclusive to PC.

Unlock Killstreak rewards

When you meet the following Killstreak requirements, you can unlock these rewards.

Killstreak Rewards in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Length of Killstreak Your Reward What It Does
3 UAV Reveals enemies on minimap
4 Care Package Ammo/Killstreak air drop. Can be collected by anyone
4 Counter UAV Disable enemy maps
5 Sentry Gun Airdropped to player
5 Predator Directed missile
6 Precision Airstrike Choose a location to bomb
7 Harrier Strike Choose a location to bomb and defend with a Harrier
7 Attack Helicopter Helicopter backup
8 Emergency Airdrop Four ammo/Killstreak air drops. Can be collected by anyone
9 Pave Low Armored helicopter backup
11 Chopper Gunner Operate a helicopter gun
11 AC130 Operate a plane gun
15 EMP Disable enemy electronics
25 Nuclear Strike Kills all members of both teams
Unlock camo gear

Complete the Ghillie in the Mist challenge to unlock different camos (ghillie suits) for use with your sniper classes:

  • Get Arctic camo by getting 50 one-shot kills with sniper rifles

  • Get Urban camo by getting 100 one-shot kills with sniper rifles

  • Get Desert camo by getting 200 one-shot kills with sniper rifles

Unlock the museum stage

When you complete the campaign at any difficulty level, you can unlock the museum. Once the museum is unlocked, you can wander the exhibit halls with character models. If you press the red button (the one that says "Do NOT Press ..."), the character models will come to life and attempt to kill you.

Unlock an extra custom class slot when you reach level 70 in multiplayer mode. Enter Prestige Mode to unlock an additional custom class slot for a total of six.

Unlock equipment

You can unlock the following weapons and equipment by attaining the (multiplayer) levels below:

Unlock Equipment in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Equipment/Weapon Type Model Level to Attain
Assault Rifles FAMAS 1
M4A1 Carbine 4
TAR-21 20
FAL 28
M16A4 40
ACR 48
F2000 60
AK-47 70
M14 EBR Campaign only
G3 Campaign only
Submachine Guns UMP .45 1
MP5k 4
Vector 12
P90 24
Mini Uzi 44
Light Machine Guns L86 LSW 1
MG4 16
M240 52
Sniper Rifles CheyTac Intervention 1
Barrett .50 Cal (AKA M107) 4
WA2000 36
M21 EBR 56
Dragunov Campaign only
Secondary Weapons PP-2000 Machine Pistols 1
Glock 18 22
M93 Raffica 38
TMP 58
Shotguns SPAS-12 1
AA-12 12
Striker 34
Ranger 42
M1014 54
Winchester 1887 67
W1200 Campaign only
Handguns USP .45 1
.44 Magnum aka Colt Anaconda 26
M9 46
Desert Eagle 62
M1911 Campaign only
Launchers AT4-HS 1
Thumper x2 aka M79 grenade launcher 14
Stinger 30
Javelin 50
RPG-7 x2 65
Miscellaneous Frag Grenade 1
Semtex 1
Throwing Knife 7
Tactical Insertion 11
Blast shield 19
Claymores 31
C4 43
Unlock professional perks

Unlock the following perks by performing the necessary tasks.

Professional Perks in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Perk What It Is How to Get It
Bling Pro 2 Primary Weapon Attachments and 2 Secondary Weapon Attachments Get 200 kills with a weapon with two attachments
Cold-Blooded Pro Hidden from UAV, air support, sentries, and thermal imaging. Also, when you’re targeted there is no red crosshair or name displayed Destroy 40 enemy Killstreak Rewards with Cold-Blooded Perk
Commando Pro No falling damage and increased melee distance Get 20 Melee Kills using Commando Perk
Danger Close Pro Extra air support damage and more explosive weapon damage Get 100 Kills with explosives while using Danger Close Perk
Hardline Pro Killstreak rewards require 1 less kill and Deathstreak rewards require 1 less death Get 40 Killstreaks (2 or more in a row without dying) with Hardline Perk
Lightweight Pro Move faster and aim quicker after sprinting Run 30 miles with Lightweight Perk
Marathon Pro Unlimited sprint and the ability to climb faster Run 26 miles with Marathon Perk
Ninja Pro Silent footsteps and invisible to heartbeat sensors Get 50 close range kills using Ninja Perk
Scavenger Pro Resupply from dead enemies and get extra mags Resupply 100 times with Scavenger Perk
Scrambler Pro Jam enemy radar near you and delay enemy claymore explosions Get 50 close range kills using Scrambler Perk
Sitrep Pro Detect enemy explosives and tactical insertions and make enemy footsteps louder Destroy 120 detected explosives or tactical insertions with Sitrep Perk
Sleight of Hand Pro Faster reloading and aiming Get 120 kills with Sleight of Hand Perk
Steady Aim Pro The ability to hold your breath longer and improved hip shot accuracy Get 80 hip shot kills using Steady Aim
Stopping Power Pro Extra bullet damage and extra damage to enemy vehicles Get 300 kills with Stopping Power Perk

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