Modern Warfare 2 players slam “lame” Intervention audio bundle

Max Candelarezi
Warzone Operator with FJX ImperiumActivision

Following the Season 5 Reloaded update, a leak revealed the Modern Warfare 2 (2009) Intervention audio is set to arrive in MW2, and as opposed to getting excited about its return, players quickly slammed Activision’s decision.

Season 5 Reloaded has made its debut in both Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2, ushering in a substantial array of content. This includes fresh Operator collaborations, a new set of weaponry, an entirely new camo challenge enabling players to earn free rewards, and much more.

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In line with the trend of major updates, Season 5 Reloaded has also brought to light significant leaks about forthcoming content. One notable mention is yet another audio pack that includes the original sound effects from Modern Warfare 2 (2009), including the iconic Intervention Sniper sound, alongside other weapons from the original title.

Rather than showing enthusiasm, players have expressed their disapproval of Activision’s decision to sell the original MW2 sounds in last year’s game.

Modern Warfare 2 FJX Imperium Intervention audio pack leaked

Following the Season 5 Reloaded update, leaker group TaskForceLeakers shared the new audio pack for Modern Warfare 2, which claimed it will bring the fan-favorite MW2 Intervention Sniper Rifle sounds for the 2022 version of it, the FJX Imperium.

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“Still not how the OG MW2 one sounds though,” a player shared under CharlieIntel’s tweet, stating that despite it being marketed as the original MW2 2009 Intervention’s sound return, the audio does not align with the sound of the original weapon.

To which the well-known member of FaZe Clan, Scope, added: “Sounds amazing. Should’ve been how it sounded originally, and the fact we have to pay for it is so lame,” criticizing that players have to pay for something that should be included in the game since the beginning.

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Another player took a direct shot at Activision saying that selling out an audio pack with “sounds that came out 14 years ago” has to be “the biggest scam of all time,” expressing his disagreement with the decision.

Ever since the initial audio packs were introduced, fans have voiced their concerns, primarily due to the high cost relative to the content provided. However, it appears that Activision is still gearing up to roll out more of these packages in the game.

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For more on Call of Duty, be sure to check out everything we know about this year’s Call of Duty premium title, Modern Warfare 3, or why players are furious over MW2 and Warzone 2 Season 5 Reloaded missing content.