Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II PC trailer, specs, and preloading info
The release of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II is just around the corner as we rapidly approach its October 28 launch date on Battle.net. In partnership with Infinity Ward, Call of Duty PC lead developer Beenox shares some of the highlights coming to the PC version of the game.
See the official Modern Warfare II PC trailer for more:
PC Preloading — Campaign Early Access and Official Launch
Players who pre-purchase Modern Warfare II digitally on Battle.net can preload the game so that they’re ready to go the moment it launches. Preloading will also be available for Campaign early access.
Preloading for Campaign early access on PC begins October 19 at 10 AM PT, with early access going live the next day on October 20 at 10 AM PT. Play alongside the members of Task Force 141, the Mexican Special Forces, and Shadow Company up to a full week before launch while earning Campaign completion unlocks that can be used in Multiplayer and Special Ops at launch.
Preloading for the game’s official launch, including Multiplayer and Special Ops, begins on October 26 at 10 AM PT, with the full title going live on October 27 at 9 PM PT.
Official PC System Requirements
Minimum: Windows 10 64 Bit (Latest Update)
Recommended/Competitive/Ultra 4K: Windows 10 64 Bit (Latest Update) // Windows 11 64 Bit (Latest Update)
Minimum: Intel Core I3-6100 / Core I5-2500K OR AMD RYZEN 3 1200
Recommended: Intel Core I5-6600K / Core I7-4770 OR AMD RYZEN 5 1400
Competitive: Intel Core I7-8700K OR AMD RYZEN 7 1800X
Ultra 4K: Intel Core I9-9900K OR AMD RYZEN 9 3900X
Minimum: 8 GB
Recommended: 12 GB
Competitive/Ultra 4K: 16 GB
Minimum/ Recommended/Competitive/Ultra 4K: 55GB at Launch
Hi-Rez Assets Cache
Minimum/ Recommended/Competitive: Up to 32 GB
Ultra 4K: Up to 64 GB
Hi-Rez Assets Cache is optional disk space that can be used to stream high-resolution assets. The option can be turned off in the game’s settings.
Minimum: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 or AMD Radeon RX 470
Recommended: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 580
Competitive: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 3060Ti or AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
Ultra 4K: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 3080 or AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
Minimum: 2 GB
Recommended: 4 GB
Competitive: 8 GB
Ultra 4K: 10 GB
Recommended Drivers of NVIDIA/AMD
RICOCHET Anti-Cheat™ on Day One
Modern Warfare II will launch with a new unified security platform that features new and returning mitigations to promote fair play.
This is possible because of the anti-cheat foundation the team has developed and iterated on since the feature first launched in 2021. Read the update from the RIOCHET Anti-Cheat team for more information.
Don’t miss your chance to deploy early to a new era of Call of Duty. Pre-purchase Modern Warfare II on Battle.net today to get early access to the Campaign beginning October 20. Pre-purchase the Vault Edition to receive early access plus the Red Team 141 Operator Pack, FJX Cinder Weapon Vault, Season 01 Battle Pass, and 50 Tier Skips.
With 4K Graphics and Ultrawide Support plus over 500 customization options, PC is a great home for Modern Warfare II whether you intend on jumping into Campaign, Multiplayer, Special Ops, or all three modes.
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