Best Modern Warfare 2 sniper rifle 2022

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Latest Update: September 22, 2022 -

The second Modern Warfare 2 beta weekend is on the horizon!

Before dropping into the action, scroll down for intel on the best Modern Warfare 2 sniper rifle.

Known for their long-distance prowess, the best Modern Warfare 2 sniper rifles often possess the ability to eliminate an opponent with a single bullet. Throughout Call of Duty history, some snipers have cemented their legacy as iconic weapons in the franchise due to their immense power or their popularity amongst the quick-scoping community.

With the launch of Modern Warfare 2 on the horizon, the attention of players is turning toward the Call of Duty Next event where Infinity Ward will unveil all that multiplayer has to offer. There's a high chance we will see some snipers in action.

Before we reveal the best Modern Warfare 2 sniper rifle, be sure to check out our other guides showcasing the Modern Warfare 2 maps and the Modern Warfare 2 perks.

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What is the best Modern Warfare 2 sniper rifle?

S Tier Signal 50

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As the Signal 50 is the only sniper rifle available to use so far, it currently sits at the top of the pile.

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Once the full arsenal arrives with the full release of the game, there's a high chance competition at the top of the sniper category will be extremely competitive. Check back soon for the updated list showcasing the best Modern Warfare 2 sniper rifles.

Modern Warfare 2 sniper rifle tier list

S Tier Signal 50
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Z Tier

With only one sniper available to use, the Signal 50 naturally takes the top spot in our tier list.

While we wait for more intel on the Modern Warfare 2 sniper rifles, be sure to check out our guide containing all the intel on the best Modern Warfare 2 SMG.

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Is the Intervention in Modern Warfare 2?

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Although Infinity Ward hasn't unveiled any information on the potential return of the iconic Intervention sniper rifle, numerous leakers claim the sniper from 2009's Modern Warfare 2 will feature in some capacity.

It's unclear if the sniper is one weapon included at launch or if it will arrive as part of a seasonal update. If it does return, fans of the original Modern Warfare 2 will be excited to quick-scope their opponents once again.

That's everything we know about the best Modern Warfare 2 sniper rifle so far. Be sure to check back once the beta begins to find the full tier list. In the meantime, check out our guide showcasing the Modern Warfare 2 guns list which features all the intel on the entire multiplayer arsenal.