Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II PC trailer, specs, and preloading info

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 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 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

Operating System

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

Storage Space

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.

Video Card

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

Video Memory

Minimum: 2 GB

Recommended: 4 GB

Competitive: 8 GB

Ultra 4K: 10 GB

Recommended Drivers of NVIDIA/AMD

NVIDIA: 516.59

AMD: 22.9.1

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.

Pre-purchase Today

Don’t miss your chance to deploy early to a new era of Call of Duty. Pre-purchase Modern Warfare II on 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.

Stay Tuned for Additional Intel

Check the Call of Duty Blog daily for the latest information on Modern Warfare II. Also, be sure to visit the Infinity Ward Blog for more Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II announcements and content.

Follow @CallofDuty and @InfinityWard on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook for additional information. 

Stay frosty.

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