Best SP-R 208 loadout for Modern Warfare 2

Nathan Warby
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The SP-R 208 is the most popular Marksman Rifle in Modern Warfare 2’s multiplayer thanks to its high damage and mobility. Here’s the best SP-R 208 loadout in MW2 to help you become a quickscope master.

Call of Duty fans are spoilt for choice when it comes to weapons in Modern Warfare 2, with well over 70 weapons to choose from. With Modern Warfare 2 weapons transferring over to Modern Warfare 3, now’s a great time to get a grasp of the meta guns.

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One of the best quickscoping weapons in MW2 is the SP-R 208, a deadly Marksman Rifle with solid range and more mobility than many of the Sniper Rifles in the game.

Check out the best SP-R 208 loadout for Modern Warfare 2 below, complete with the ideal attachments, Perks, and Equipment.

Best Modern Warfare 2 SP-R 208 loadout attachments

  • Barrel: 12.5″ Carbon Barrel
  • Laser: FSS Ole-V Laser
  • Stock: ZRL T70 Pad Extension
  • Comb: Aim-Assist 406
  • Bolt: FSS ST87 Bolt

To create the best SPR-208 loadout in Modern Warfare 2, our build doubles down on mobility, so you can quickly move around the map and quickscope with ease. We start our loadout with the 12.5″ Carbon Barrel, boosting ADS speed and overall movement speed.

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Next, the FSS Ole-V Laser gives a major boost to mobility and aim down sight speed, and pairing it with the ZRL T70 Pad Extension Stock and Aim-Assist 406 further increases its mobility stats.

Lastly, you should go for FSS ST87 Bolt, which makes rechambering between each shot faster, so you’re not a sitting duck between shots.

The SP-R 208 is so dominant because of its high mobility.

Best Modern Warfare 2 SP-R 208 loadout Perks & Equipment

  • Base Perk 1: Double Time
  • Base Perk 2: Bomb Squad
  • Bonus Perk: Fast Hands
  • Ultimate Perk: Quick Fix
  • Lethal Equipment: Semtex
  • Tactical Equipment: Flash Grenades
  • Field Upgrade: Dead Silence

Our Modern Warfare 2 SP-R 208 loadout is built for speed, so Double Time lets you get around the map faster. Then, we’d advise running Bomb Squad to save you from any explosives thrown your way.

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For the Bonus Perk, you can’t go wrong with Fast Hands, allowing you to reload quicker and switch between your two weapons with ease. Then in the Ultimate Perk slot, Quick Fix ensures you’re immediately regenerating health after each kill.

When it comes to equipment, Semtex is an easy-to-use Lethal that can quickly clear a room, while Flash Grenades will blind enemies for a quick and easy kill.

Finally, the Dead Silence Field Upgrade will keep your footsteps hidden while you’re creeping around the map.

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How to unlock the SP-R 208 in Modern Warfare 2

To unlock the SP-R 208 in Modern Warfare 2, you must reach level 7 in the game.

This means that the Marksman Rifle should be yours after a handful of matches on game modes that offer a lot of XP, such as Domination or Hardpoint.

Best SP-R 208 alternatives in Modern Warfare 2

Modern Warfare 2’s SP-R 208 is great for running around the map, but if you want a more traditional Sniper Rifle, then the classic Intervention and SP-X 80 are great choices.

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About The Author

Nathan is a Senior Writer for CharlieIntel and Dexerto, primarily covering FIFA and Call of Duty, as well as general gaming news and guides. After leaving university with a degree in Sports Studies and a master's degree in Magazine Journalism, he took on a role as a local news reporter before moving into games media. You can contact Nathan by email at [email protected].