AX-50 Modern Warfare 2: Will It Be In Multiplayer?

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Since appearing in 2019's Modern Warfare, the AX-50 sniper rifle has become one of the most popular long-range weapons in the Call of Duty franchise. The bolt-action sniper is capable of eliminating opponents with a single bullet even from long distances. It's also a popular choice with those that prefer to quickscope enemies in close proximity.

As attention begins to turn to the launch of Modern Warfare 2, players are patiently waiting for Infinity Ward to share more information on multiplayer, leaks have uncovered information on Killstreaks, Perks, and Field Upgrades appearing in the game.

Alongside those features, a Modern Warfare 2 gun list has appeared. In addition to new arrivals to the arsenal, there are several fan-favourite weapons mentioned. With that said, is the AX-50 in Modern Warfare 2? Here's all the intel you need to know about the sniper featuring in the next Call of Duty game.

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Is The AX-50 In Modern Warfare 2

Notable dataminer "Reality" claims the sniper will feature in multiplayer after discovering a string for the gun within the Warzone Mobile files.

It's unclear as to why there's so much Modern Warfare 2 content within the files of the battle royale but it's good news hearing plenty of popular weaponry is making its way back into the action.

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AX-50 Call of Duty History

Although it's only featured in one Call of Duty title, the AX-50 has quickly become one of the most popular sniper rifles to use. Armed with impressive levels of mobility and limitless customisation opportunities, players can fine-tune the rifle to suit their style of play with ease.

With the iconic Intervention seemingly absent from Modern Warfare 2, there's a high chance of the AX-50 slotting into its place as players prepare to find the best long-range weapons to use.

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Is The AX-50 In The Modern Warfare 2 Beta?

The beta acts as the first chance for players to get their hands on Modern Warfare 2 and just like previous betas, there will be a small slither of available content for players to use.

With the AX-50 a popular choice, it's likely the sniper will feature in the beta in some capacity. Considering October isn't far away, many believe the beta will take place in September to allow Infinity Ward to make any changes and gather valuable feedback.

The Gunsmith contains new innovations in Modern Warfare 2. In addition to selecting attachments, players can utilise weapon tuning to tweak the performance of certain attachments in order to suit their style of play.

That's everything we know about the AX-50 appearing in Modern Warfare 2. Once the beta is underway, be sure to check back to find the best AX-50 Modern Warfare 2 loadout to have maximum impact in long-distance duels. In the meantime, check out our page for all the latest news, leaks, and guides.