System requirements for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 on PC revealed
What do you want to know:
- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022) will be released on October 28but players will be able to preload the game on PC from the October 26.
- Beenox was the lead developer for the PC port of MW2 (2022).
- System requirements are grouped into four categories: Minimum, Recommended, Competitive, and Ultra 4K.
- The internal anti-cheat system, RICOCHET Anti-Cheat, will launch with the game from day one.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022) week zero is about to kick off, with players who digitally pre-ordered the highly anticipated first-person shooter having the opportunity to pre-load the campaign as part of a promotion. early access starting on October 19. If you’re planning on picking up Modern Warfare 2 (2022) for PC, you might want to take a look at the system requirements recently revealed by leading developers on the PC port, Beenox.
To help players understand what kind of performance they can expect from their gaming rigs, Beenox’s announcement of Modern Warfare 2 system requirements has been divided into 4 helpful categories: Minimum, Recommended, Competitive and ultra 4K. The entry bar to Modern Warfare 2 is relatively low, with minimum specs requiring players to have an Intel I3-6100 or Core I5-2500K or an AMD Ryzen 3 1200 as a CPU, 4GB RAM, 72GB storage space and either an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 or AMD Radeon RX 470 graphics card.
Gamers looking to shoot 60FPS on high settings under most circumstances may want to make sure they meet the recommended system requirements of an Intel Core I5-6600K or Core I7-4770 or an AMD Ryzen 5 1400 for their CPU with 6 GB of RAM and 72 GB of storage space. For GPU power, an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 580 is recommended.
Players looking for a competitive edge may want to upgrade their rig even further. Beenox recommends an Intel Core I7-8700K or AMD Ryzen 7 1800X for the CPU with 16 GB of RAM and 72 GB of storage space. An NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060Ti or AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT are recommended for gamers looking to achieve high framerates in a competitive environment.
Finally, gamers looking to experience Modern Warfare 2 in Ultra 4K with high FPS will want to make sure they have an Intel Core I9-9900K or AMD Ryzen 5 3900X processor with 16GB of RAM and 72GB of storage. ‘storage space. GPU system requirements at the Ultra 4K level are the most demanding of all levels, with gamers needing an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 or AMD RADEON RX 6800 XT. No matter what tier your PC gaming setup belongs to, Beenox recommends having the latest NVIDIA or AMD driver.
Windows 10 with the latest update is the bare minimum for operating systems, although for recommended, competitive and ultra 4K players, Beenox recommends Windows 11 with the latest update. A broadband connection and DIRECTX 12 compatibility are also required. Up to 32 GB of additional disk space will be required for users taking advantage of the Hi-Rez Asset Cache to stream high resolution assets. 4K gamers can expect Hi-Rez Asset Cache to require an additional 64GB of storage space. The cache of Hi-Rez assets can however be disabled in the settings. These specifications may also change in the future as updates and new content add bulk to MW2’s file size.
PC players can expect the RICOCHET Anti-Cheat system to be in place for Modern Warfare 2 by the time the game releases on October 28. RICOCHET was previously in a beta state, and its launch with Modern Warfare 2 will be the first time the kernel-level security system will be fully functional. Although not running at full speed, RICOCHET Anti-Cheat was responsible for banning over 60,000 illicit accounts prior to Modern Warfare 2 Open Beta (2022). During the beta period, an additional 20,000 accounts were deleted.
In addition to RICOCHET Anti-Cheat, Modern Warfare 2 (2022) security teams have opted to add SMS verification to Activision accounts that play the game via PC. The SMS policy for Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2.0 will mimic the existing policy for Warzone on PC which has been in effect since May 2020. A postpaid mobile phone number will need to be linked to your Steam or Activision account in order to access the Game. is also similar to the one currently causing problems for Overwatch 2 players.