.50 GS Modern Warfare 2: Is It In Multiplayer?

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While assault rifles and SMGs often dominate the meta in a Call of Duty title, pistols possess plenty of firepower in addition to high levels of mobility. In comparison to the rest of the secondary weapons, pistols often feature in the top loadouts as the perfect crutch to fall back on when ammo runs short.

With the launch of Modern Warfare 2 on the horizon, official information on what Infinity Ward's next multiplayer experience has to offer remains slim.

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On the other hand, recent leaks have uncovered a guns list that includes the likes of the M4 assault rifle and the AX-50 sniper rifle alongside plenty of new additions to the arsenal. With that said, is the .50 GS in Modern Warfare 2? Before we share the intel, don't forget to check out our guide containing all there is to know about Modern Warfare 2 Perks.

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Is the .50 GS in Modern Warfare 2?

According to notable Call of Duty dataminer "Reality," The .50 GS, more commonly known as the Desert Eagle, is one pistol that is making its way into Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer.

Famed for its 50 calibre rounds and incredible firepower, the .50 GS is capable of scoring kills with a couple of well-placed rounds. This particular pistol is one of many guns that have arrived within the Warzone Mobile files.

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.50 GS Call of Duty History

The .50 GS first appeared in 2019's Modern Warfare but the Desert Eagle is a staple of the franchise, appearing in several Modern Warfare titles over the years.

Even with a name change, the .50 GS is one of the most popular pistols in multiplayer thanks to its immense firepower and limitless customisation options thanks to the Gunsmith.

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Is the .50 GS in The Modern Warfare 2 Beta

The Modern Warfare 2 beta acts as the first chance for players to get their hands on multiplayer. Typically, there's a small selection of weaponry on offer and there's every chance the .50 GS makes an appearance.

As one of the most popular pistols in the entire Call of Duty franchise, the .50 GS could become one of the best secondary weapons when the beta is expected to launch in mid-September. The beta acts as an opportunity for Infinity Ward to gain valuable feedback ahead of the game's launch in October.

Featuring innovations to the Gunsmith, players can fine-tune various attachments in order to suit their style of play.

That's all there is to know about the .50 GS making its way into Modern Warfare 2. When the beta begins, be sure to check back for the best .50 GS Modern Warfare 2 loadout to use alongside your primary weapon of choice. In the meantime, check out our guide showcasing a full list of Modern Warfare 2 perks.