Modern Warfare 2 gold camo - how to unlock and challenges

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February 15, 2023: With Season Two now live, here's all the intel on how to unlock the coveted gold camo.

Modern Warfare 2 gold camo is one of four mastery camouflages available to unlock in Infinity Ward's latest entry in the franchise. As the name suggests, the camo adds a golden shine to any weapon in the arsenal and is a great way of flexing your achievements within multiplayer.

As it's a mastery camo, unlocking gold camo takes plenty of time and involves completing a variety of challenges over the course of a match. Thanks to numerous changes, the process of unlocking gold camo on your favourite gun is very straightforward.

Before we take a closer look at how to unlock Modern Warfare 2 gold camo, check out our guides showcasing the best Modern Warfare 2 guns and the Modern Warfare 2 maps available in multiplayer.

How to unlock Modern Warfare 2 gold camo

Thanks to major improvements to the camo grind, players only need to complete one challenge in order to get their hands on gold camo. According to a Call of Duty blog post, all you need to do is score a specific number of kills without dying a certain number of times.

The blog states that the number of kills is usually two or three, which is incredibly straightforward compared to the previous titles. Once we find the exact unlock requirements, we'll update the guide with all there is to know.

Is Modern Warfare 2 gold camo universal?

Unfortunately, gold camo isn't one of the camos that unlocks for all guns once one challenge is completed. In order to unlock the gold camo, you'll need to complete the challenge for all the weapons.

Modern Warfare 2 mastery camo

As mentioned earlier, gold camo is one of four Modern Warfare 2 mastery camos. Here are the names of the other three:

  • Platinum
  • Polyatomic
  • Orion

All three have their own set of challenges to complete with all of them needing gold camo as a requirement. For a more detailed look at the Modern Warfare 2 mastery camos, check out our guide containing some more intel.

Do you need max rank to earn Modern Warfare 2 gold camo?

You don't need to reach level 55 to start grinding for gold camo in Modern Warfare 2. Simply begin the challenge whenever you feel like it! We recommend ranking up weapons to the highest level so you have access to all of the attachments to ensure you score plenty of kills without dying.


That's all there is to know about unlocking Modern Warfare 2 gold camo. For more, take a look at our guides showcasing the best Modern Warfare 2 LMG and the latest information on Modern Warfare 2 double XP events.

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