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Modern Warfare 2 difficulty modes and settings for campaign, Spec Ops

Looking for information on the Modern Warfare 2 difficulty modes and settings for the shooter’s campaign and Spec Ops? Here is the list

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Well, it’s finally here. The Modern Warfare 2 early access period has started and we can all finally jump into the next chapter of this series’ incredible story. If you’re someone who’s not fussed about finding out the answer to the question “does the Modern Warfare 2 campaign have online or local co-op”, or someone who just wants to get stuck into the campaign for yourself, you might want to know about the Modern Warfare 2 difficulty modes that are available. If you do, then you’re in the right place. We have the full list and breakdown of them below for Modern Warfare 2.

Modern Warfare 2 difficulty modes and Settings

In Modern Warfare 2, you’re going to be faced with 5 difficulty modes when you boot up the campaign. These are:

  • Recruit
  • Regular
  • Hardened
  • Veteran
  • Realism

As you might imagine, Recruit is a mode built for beginners and players who just want to experience the story without worrying about dying.

Moving on from this, Normal is more of a standard difficulty mode that should offer up enough challenge to players looking for that, but not anything too impossible if you’re not used to how Call of Duty campaigns play.

Beyond this, Hardened raises the challenge, while Veteran raises the bar once more and Realism takes that even further. If you’re looking for a real challenge – and something that will make the Modern Warfare 2 campaign drag on a little longer – this is where you need to be looking. Enemies don’t often make mistakes here and you’ll be punished a lot more for yours.

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However, that’s all part of the fun, right? At the moment, we don’t know what difficulty levels the Modern Warfare 2 Spec Ops Missions offer – as this mode isn’t available just yet. However, we will be sure to update this guide if any additional information is required as and when it is available.

We know this is going to be one of the best competitive FPS games available when multiplayer launches – Call of Duty games usually are – but there’s also a lot of fun to be had with this game’s campaign. And, you know, Soap is back – so, that’s more than enough reason to give it a look.