How to get new guns early in Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2

How to get guns early Warzone 2 Modern Warfare 2
Credit: Activision

How to get guns early Warzone 2 Modern Warfare 2
Credit: Activision

Want to get your hands on some new Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2 weaponry before it officially releases? You're in luck soldier! Instead of grinding through challenges to obtain new additions to the arsenal, there's a much faster way of doing so.

The launch of Season Two introduced four new weapons to multiplayer and the battle royale including the KV Broadside, ISO Hemlock, and the Crossbow as part of the new Path of the Ronin event.

Before we take a closer look at how to get guns early in Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2, check out our guides revealing the best ranked play loadouts along with the latest information on when the next Warzone 2 double XP event takes place.

How to unlock guns early in Warzone 2 and MW2

Thanks to a useful post from Reddit user SyncingShiip, unlocking guns early in Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2 involves utilising the Local Multiplayer function to save a weapon blueprint that you can use in online matches.

Before we share the full walkthrough, it's worth noting that this method doesn't work for DMZ and only works on consoles meaning if you're on PC, you'll have to unlock the guns by completing the required challenge or purchasing the store bundle containing the weapon.

Without further ado, here's how to unlock guns early:

  • Open Modern Warfare 2 and quickly cancel the loading process before connecting to the online servers.
  • Select the option to 'Go Offline.'
  • Scroll to 'Local Multiplayer' and select the weapons tab to create a loadout with any of the locked weapons.
  • Save a custom mod for your created loadout and head back to the title screen.
  • Go online in Warzone 2 or Modern Warfare 2, create a new loadout, and hold LT/L2 to 'Equip weapon and open Gunsmith.
  • Exit the screen and you can use the locked weapons in multiplayer or battle royale.

Is it worth unlocking guns early in MW2 and Warzone 2?

If you want to get your hands on without working through challenges, then this method is definitely worth doing. If you're thinking about it, make sure you do it quickly as there's every possibility Infinity Ward and Raven Software will patch it in a future update.

The crafty exploit is a great way for using the Crossbow early and levelling it up to see which attachments have the greatest impact against the opposition.

There you have it, that's how to get guns early in Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2. For more Call of Duty, check out our guides showcasing the current Warzone 2 meta and all there is to know about the best Modern Warfare 2 SMG.

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