The weapon progression and unlocking mechanism are a little different in COD Modern Warfare 2 as compared to all of the previous CODs. With a total of 51 guns and more to be added through upcoming updates, here’s how to unlock weapons in COD MW 2.
Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 is a multiplayer game with more than 50 weapons. COD MW 2 starts with very few weapons available to the players. But, the whole arsenal of COD MW 2 is huge, and these starter weapons are nothing compared to the whole range of guns that Call of Duty Modern Warfare has to offer to the players. So, it is certain that you would like to know how the weapons are unlocked in COD MW 2.
- Weapons in COD MW 2 are unlocked by the Player, and Weapon Level
- Weapons are launched with a new feature called Platforms
- Each Platform has a weapon family that is unlocked through the weapon level
The M4 platform has the following weapons and M4 forms its base.
M4 assault riffle is unlocked by default and can be seen right after entering into the Multiplayer mode in the Gunsmith Tab of Multiplayer Loadout.
All of the weapons in the M4 Platform can be unlocked by leveling up the M4 or other rifles in the Platform. The FTAC Recon Battle Rifle can be unlocked by leveling up the M4 to level 13.
Similarly, the 556 Icarus LMG can be unlocked by leveling up the M4 to level 18.
This can be unlocked by further leveling up the FTAC Recon Battle Rifle to level 16.
This last family member of the M4 Platform can be unlocked by simply taking the 556 Icarus LMG to level 13.
Lachmann & Meer Platform
Lachmann and Meer Platform have got five weapons and out of these five, 3 are Lachmann and the remaining 2 are obviously Meer. Below listed are all the guns in Lachmann and Meer Platform and how to unlock them in COD MW 2022 2.
Lachmann 762 lays the foundation of this Platform and you need to have Lachmann 762 to progress further into the Platform.
Simply take the Lachmann 762 to
It can be unlocked by taking the Lachmann 762 to level 13.
Lachmann SUB in COD MW 2 can be unlocked by taking the Lachmann 556 further to level 12.
RAPP H is unlocked by leveling up the Lachmann 556 also to level 12, and it is unlocked along with Lachmann SUB.
Tactique Verte Platform
Below is a breakdown of the Tactique Verte Platform with details of each family member.
The primary weapon of this COD MW 2 Platform is TAQ-56. So, in order to unlock further rifles of this platform, you need to unlock the TAQ-56 first.
TAQ-V can be unlocked by taking the TAQ-56 to level 11.
It can be unlocked by taking the TAQ-56 further to level 20.
This is basically the AKM family and has a very interesting progression tree. Here’s the breakdown of each weapon included in the Platform.
Kastov 762 is the primary weapon of this Call of Duty MW 2 Platform. Therefore, it can only be unlocked by Player’s Level. Hence, it can be unlocked at level 23 and then unlocks further weapons in the Platform.
RPK can be unlocked by taking KASTOV 762 to level 16.
Kastov 545 in the COD MW 2 Kastovia Platform can be unlocked by taking the Kastov 545 to level 10 only.
All the remaining weapons in this Kastov family are now unlocked in a series of progression of each weapon. As, Kastov-74U can be unlocked by taking Kastov 545 to level 13.
It can be unlocked by further leveling up the Kastov-74U to level 15.
It can be unlocked by leveling up the Kastov 74-U to level 18.
Bruen Bullpup Platform
This Bruen bullpup Platform may also be termed the AUG Platform because it has all the AUGs in its tree. And here are all the guns included in the Platform.
STB 556 is the primary weapon of this platform and unlocking it unlocks further two more AUGs of this Bruen Bullpup Platform.
MX0 can be unlocked by taking STB 556 to level 13.
It also requires the leveling up of the STB 556 and can be unlocked by taking the STB 556 to level 20.
Ordinance Weapon Platform
This weapon Platform has only two weapons, and below given are the details of how to unlock them.
EBR-14 is the primary weapon of this Platform and can be unlocked through the player level.
This weapon can be unlocked by taking the EBR-14 to level 12.
Bryson 800 Series Platform
This Platform actually has only two guns, and here’s how to get these COD Modern Warfare 2 weapons unlocked.
This is the primary weapon of this platform and is simply unlocked through the player level.
This sequel of Bryson 800 can be unlocked by taking Bryson 800 to level 16.
Bryson Long Rifle Platform
This COD MW 2 Platform consists of 4 weapons, and here are the details of each of them.
COD MW 2 Bryson Long Rifle Platform [credits: eXputer]
It is the primary weapon unlocked through the player level and further unlocks three weapons of its weapon tree.
Next in the progression line of this weapon tree is the SA-B 50, which can be unlocked by taking the level of SP-R 208 to level 13.
This sniper rifle in the Bryson weapon tree can be unlocked by taking the SA-B 50 to level 16.
Further next in the tree is also a sniper rifle that can be unlocked by taking the previous LA-B 330 to level 17.
This Platform actually has pistols only. The primary weapon of this Platform is the X12.
X12 can be simply unlocked by completing the requirement of player level.
X13 Auto is the sequel to X12 and can be unlocked by taking the X12 to level 10.
There’s only one weapon in this Platform, and it has no weapon tree or any weapon family to carry out the progression.
VEL 46 is the only weapon in this COD MW 2 Platform, and there may be some DLC weapons added to this weapon tree in the future.
Tactique Defense Platform
This non-weapon tree Platform has only PDSW 528 in it, which can be unlocked by the player’s platform.
What Are Platforms In COD Modern Warfare 2
COD Modern Warfare 2 weapons can be unlocked either by the player’s level in the game or by a certain weapon’s level. Weapons in COD Modern Warfare 2 are launched with a new feature added called “Platforms” to which the old players of COD will find a resemblance to the Tech Trees.
Most of the Platforms have a certain family of COD Modern Warfare 2 weapons, and the players can have a peek at any Weapon Platform and its contained items by clicking on the Weapon Progression, which can be seen above the Gun’s Stats. The Primary weapon of each Platform can be unlocked through “Player Level,” and the remaining are to be unlocked through the progression of the weapons within the weapon tree.
This guide explained how to unlock each COD MW 2 weapons and its family weapons in each Platform. The remaining weapons without any family weapon are not listed here, and they require a certain player level to be unlocked, which can be seen by scrolling the Gunsmith’s menu.
It can be seen in the Gunsmith’s Menu and then getting into the details of the weapon that TAQ-56, which is the primary weapon of Tactique Verte Platform, can be unlocked at player level 19. Hence, in the same way, you can check the required player level to unlock the weapon.
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