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Modern Warfare 2 weapon Platforms: How to unlock every gun in Season 1

Modern Warfare 2 guns are unlocked through weapon Platforms, so here’s how the new system works and how to unlock every weapon.

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Modern Warfare 2 brings over 50 weapons for players to enjoy, and a ton of them can only be unlocked through the new weapon Platform feature. Here’s a list of each weapon Platform that explains how to unlock every weapon in Modern Warfare 2’s multiplayer.

Modern Warfare 2 Season 1 has arrived with a new Battle Pass and the return of a reimagined Shoot House. Modern Warfare 2 offers a ton of weapons to unlock and level up, and even more camos to unlock for them.

Infinity Ward has reinvented how players will unlock their weapons, introducing the new Platforms feature. With some weapons being different versions of others, you’ll actually be leveling up certain weapons to unlock more.

Don’t worry if it sounds confusing, as we’ve got a full explanation of weapon Platforms and how to unlock every weapon in Modern Warfare 2 Season 1.

Modern Warfare 2 weapon Platforms explained

Modern Warfare 2 M4 weapon Platform

Modern Warfare 2’s new weapon Platform feature means that not every weapon is unlocked through a rank, you’ll actually need to progress through a weapon tree to unlock all of the guns within that Platform.

For example, to unlock weapons such as the FTAC Recon and 556 Icarus, you’ll need to hit at least Level 14 with the M4. Then, to unlock the M16, you’ll need to reach Level 14 with the 556 Icarus.

Certain attachments and camos will be available for the entirety of the Platform, making leveling up these weapons much quicker and easier.

We’re breaking down how to unlock every weapon in the game through weapon Platforms, as well as a list of the guns that are either in their own Platform or aren’t in one.

Modern Warfare 2 M4 Platform unlocks

WeaponUnlock Requirement
M4Automatically unlocked
FTAC ReconReach M4 Level 14
556 IcarusReach M4 Level 19
M16Reach 556 Icarus Level 14
FSS HurricaneReach FTAC Recon Level 17

Modern Warfare 2 Tactique Verte Platform unlocks

WeaponUnlock Requirement
TAQ-56Reach Level 19
TAQ-VReach TAQ-56 Level 11
TAQ-MReach TAQ-56 Level 20

Modern Warfare 2 Bruen Bullpup Platform unlocks

WeaponUnlock Requirement
STB 556Reach Level 41
MX9Reach STB 556 Level 13
HCR 56Reach STB 556 Level 20

Modern Warfare 2 Lachmann & Meer Platform unlocks

WeaponUnlock Requirement
Lachmann-762Reach Level 16
Lachmann-556Reach Lachmann-762 Level 12
LM-SReach Lachmann-762 Level 16
RAPP HReach Lachmann-556 Level 12
Lachmann Sub Reach Lachmann-556 Level 12

Modern Warfare 2 Kastovia Platform unlocks

WeaponUnlock Requirement
Kastov 762Reach Level 23
Kastov 545Reach Kastov 762 Level 13
RPKReach Kastov 762 Level 16
Kastov-74uReach Kastov 545 Level 13
Vaznev-9KReach Kastov-74u Level 15
MinibakReach Vaznev-9K Level 14

Modern Warfare 2 Ordnance Weapon Platform unlocks

WeaponUnlock Requirement
EBR-14Automatically unlocked
SO-14Reach EBR-14 Level 12

Modern Warfare 2 Bryson 800 Series Platform unlocks

WeaponUnlock Requirement
Bryson 800Automatically unlocked
Bryson 890Reach Bryson 800 Level 16

Modern Warfare 2 Bryson Long Rifle Platform unlocks

WeaponUnlock Requirement
SP-R 208Reach Level 7
SA-B 50Reach SP-R 208 Level 16
LA-B 330Reach SA-B 50 Level 17
SP-X 80Reach LA-B 330 Level 17

Modern Warfare 2 XRK Platform unlocks

WeaponUnlock Requirement
X12Reach Level 31
X13 AutoReach X12 Level 10

Modern Warfare 2 Bruen Ops Platform

Weapon Unlock Requirement
BAS-PUnlocked through Sector A6 of the Season 1 Battle Pass
M13BUnlocked through exfiling with the weapon after killing the Chemist in DMZ

How to unlock non-Platform weapons in Modern Warfare 2

All of these weapons are in their own Platform for now and can be unlocked by simply reaching a high enough Rank or Sector in the Battle Pass. Weapons may be added to Platforms as more arrive, so we’ll be sure to keep you updated if their Platforms are expanded.

WeaponUnlock Requirement
Vel 46Automatically unlocked
PDSW 528Reach Level 5
Fennec 45Reach Level 38
Lockwood 300Reach Level 36
Expedite 12Reach Level 9
Sakin MG38Automatically unlocked
RAAL MGReach Level 25
Lockwood Mk2Reach Level 28
MCPR-300Automatically unlocked
Signal 50Reach Level 44
Riot ShieldReach Level 37
P890Automatically unlocked
.50 GSReach Level 13
BasiliskReach Level 39
PILAAutomatically unlocked
STRELA-PReach Level 14
JOKRReach Level 24
RPG-7Reach Level 32
Victus XMRUnlocked through Sector A7 of the Season 1 Battle Pass

For more on Modern Warfare 2, check out when the next Double XP event is and the best SMGs to use in the game.

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