Modern Warfare 3, often referred to as MW3, is a first-person shooter developed by Infinity Ward. Released in Q4 2011, it is a direct sequel to Modern Warfare 2. If you use this tag don't also use call-of-duty, as that is the tag for the original game.

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Modern Warfare 3 keeps freezing on PS3

So here I am getting ready to play some good 'ol MW3. I put the game disc in, load up multiplayer and select a game mode. I enter a match, play for a while, and then BAM. MW3 freezes. I mean freezes ...
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How to use Javelin missile against players in multiplayer?

While playing multiplayer in CoD:MW3, I noticed players using Javelin at the very beginning of the match (on the map Bakaara) to get early kills. However, when I tried this, I couldn't get lock on ...
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What are the benefits of the different weapons in survival mode?

I have started playing MW3 recently and have completed 13 rounds in Resistance map. I have been using the Assault Riffle ACR 6.8. What kind of weapons I should use for survival mode where I can get ...
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What counts as a “kill” for killstreaks?

I noticed when playing Domination that capturing a domination point counted as a kill as far as kill streaks are concerned. I think I may have also received "kills" by destroying aircraft. What all ...
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Does the “Impact” weapon proficiency increase all damage?

According to the CoD wiki and the game itself, Impact only increases damage through surfaces (in a similar manner to Deep Impact and FMJ from previous games). However, I seem to be experiencing ...
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What actions count towards pointstreaks?

What counts towards setting your personal killstreak? Basically, my killstreak is set at 20 and I'm curious whether or not those 20 kills in a row came just from my gun, frag, launcher, etc. or do ...
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Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3, Basic PC needs

What are the basic needs of CALL OF DUTY MODERN WARFARE 3. Which Processer How much RAM What kind of Graphic Card And other basic needs that my PC should have Please Help me
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Wave list or patterns for MW3 map Resistance

Is there a pattern how enemies appear in MW3 Survival Model map Resistance? If not are there any list about each wave? I am asking this because this list would help me and other beginners as well to ...
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How to master shooting while running?

I am starting off with MW3 and have been watching some videos from other players on YouTube. I feel like they do a good job of killing enemies on the move while moving from one location to another. ...
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How to counter a heartbeat sensor?

I keep getting screwed over by people using the Heartbeat Sensor attachment. I was wondering - is there is a way that I can avoid showing up on it or otherwise disable it?
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How do you execute a strike package in MW3 multiplayer?

When playing multiplayer in COD: MW3 on the PC you are able to select strike packages when creating a class. How do you execute them during multiplayer?
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What happens to the XP points of the second player in dual screen?

When you play on dual screen, the second player gets some XP points depending on his performance during the match. I think that the main player, the one who owns the account, gets those points to ...
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Can you use Split Screen multiplayer in Modern Warfare 3 for LAN Party

I plan on throwing a LAN party this week and we'll have a couple Xbox 360s there. I know that you and a guest can play on Xbox Live on the same machine, but I was wondering if we can have 4v4 over LAN ...
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What is the Mother of All Bombs or MOAB killstreak reward?

I've seen a couple of online rumors about a killstreak or strike package reward when you get 25 consecutive kills that is similar to the tactical nuke from previous Modern Warfare games. Allegedly it ...
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How to learn Survival Mode maps in MW3?

I want to explore Survival Mode maps, are there ways I can do it like split screen or Team Death Match?
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Checking my Intel collection progress

Where can I find the number of Intel items I have found for each level? I am sure I seen something at one point but I may be getting confused. Either way I cannot find them now. If I remember ...
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Does Modern Warfare 3 use dedicated servers on the PC?

Does the multiplayer mode of the PC version of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 use dedicated servers? As an extra, is there a site that lists all the MW3 server providers approved by Activision for ...
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What are the four slots under emblem and badges

I'v just noticed that we have 4 slots for some sort of badges. I'm just level 3 and I already have 2. I didn't accomplish anything special. Some players have 4 or 3. Everyone seems to have a least ...
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How much protection does a ballistic vest offer?

Ballistic vest is a new kill streak in Modern Warfare 3, and I was curious how much protection it actually provides. Is it enough that you can survive sniper headshots? Or is more along the lines of ...
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Does one show up on the enemy radar if he uses unsilenceable weapons in MW3?

If he fires an RPG or M203, which do not have silencers, does he show up? What about knifing? The knife doesn't have a silencer, so does that mean knifing gives away your position?
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What do the 4 icons under the player name mean at the bottom of their callsign? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the four slots under emblem and badges When looking at other players in the MW3 multiplayer lobby, I noticed that some players have icons under their name. I ...
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Why so many SMGs?

After a couple hours of playing, I've noticed a trend in Modern Warfare 3 (that I've seen throughout the Call of Duty series as well). While watching the deathcam, I've seen a large majority of ...
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How/Can you access videos from online vault, online?

I have Call of Duty Modern Warefare:3 and have noticed the online vault feature. What does this do? Can I view and download these videos online?
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Speed proficiency

Does the Speed proficiency make a big difference and does it make up for the loss of lightweight on Sub machine guns? And do you notice the difference on Light machine guns? or is it not noticeable ...
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What is the “specialist bonus” and what does it do?

I recently maxed out my class with the specialist kill streak in MW3. When I got 2 kills after my last perk, I got a "specialist bonus". Afterwards, I appeared to have sleight of hand(which wasn't one ...
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Do I get to keep my weapon's level through further prestiges?

If I unlock a weapon via Gear Up, do I carry it's level (proficiency, attachments etc) through further prestiges?
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Can you have 4 players simultaneously in a Spec Ops survival lobby?

Is it possible to have 4 online players in the same game of Spec Ops (survival mode)? So far I've only been in teams of 2 but I don't know if that's just a coincidence.
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What is the easiest way to drop shot on MW3?

So ive seen people do these "drop shots" and ive started to learn to do them but not amazing at them yet i can still go 50kills to 5-6 deaths without but would prevent so many deaths if i could drop ...
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How do I achieve the Arms Dealer Trophy in MW3?

The description says: "Buy all items from the Survival Weapon Armory", which is simple enough. My question is about the details: Do I have to buy every individual attachment for each individual ...
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Dragunov after recent patch

I saw in the release notes for the most recent Xbox 360 that the Dragunov's recoil has been reduced. I've been using both it and the RSASS a lot with the suppressor attachment and kick proficiency. ...
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How smart are enemies on Hardened and Veteran difficulty on MW3 Campaign?

I have been playing the campaign on normal difficulty, and even now, at times, I find myself reading war-related quotes. I can imagine that enemies react faster and are much more accurate with ...
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Weapon attachment kick effects

Does anyone have stats on how much the silencer attachment reduces recoil compared to the kick proficiency and grip attachment? It seems to vary from weapon to weapon, but I'm not sure. Additionally, ...
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Will Spec-Ops mode spoil my single player experience?

I got Modern Warfare 3, but haven't got around to start the single player campaign yet. A friend of mine asked me to play with him the Spec-Ops mode. Will playing the Spec-Ops mode before completing ...
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Is it even worth picking up weapons in the campaign?

I've been through the first couple of chapters of the campaign, while constantly picking up and trying out any weapon dropped by enemies. So far, I haven't found a single weapon that was noticeably ...
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MW3 Care Packages - Killstreak Challenges

I previously asked this question: Black Ops Care Packages - Killstreak Challenges It's asking whether or not killstreak rewards which are given when you open a care package killstreak contribute to ...
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Why do I have a 2 kill streak?

I got two kills and I'm notified with a logo that appears on screen. It's also written "Recon" I don't understand; I didn't chose the Hardline perk. My kill streak rewards are given when I get 3, 4, ...
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Modern Warfare 3 Killstreaks and Strike Packages

What killstreak rewards are available in Modern Warfare 3 (for all three strike packages)? What does each one "do"?
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Why can't I gain XP when I play on a dedicated server?

I'd like to play on Dedicated Servers, because I can get into the game faster and they offer overall better response times, not to mention that I can choose whatever map or game type I like. But I ...
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If I don't choose to prestige, can I still gain experience?

After reaching level 80 and earning enough XP to prestige (81?), what happens if I chose not to prestige? Do I continue to rack up or accumulate XP (that can be seen when I eventually prestige) or am ...
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Which game type in COD: MW3 gets you the most XP?

Obviously this changes based on your proficiency in a game type along with a myriad of other variables, but generally speaking, which game type in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 gains you the most XP ...
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Which is more effective, AirStrike or Predator?

In Modern Warfare 3's survival mode, every time a juggernaut wave starts I get ready with a Predator missile. I find it very effective, just one Predator and the juggernaut is down. But then, I must ...
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How do I get past 97% Campaign completion?

I have completed the Campaign on every level and located every piece of Intel but I only show 97% complete. I have even replayed the Campaign several times and it still won't budge past 97%. What am I ...
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Are Pro versions of perks automatically applied when unlocked in the middle of a match?

During a match, I saw the message "Assist Counts As Kill". I was using the standard Hardline perk which provides access to killstreaks one kill earlier. At the end of the match, the game informed ...
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Can I more quickly recover from a melee / reload / equipment use?

Can I get out of a reload or equipment use more quickly through an input of commands on my controller? Sometimes I seem to really get stuck in melee or when I'm using a UAV or reloading in MW3 and ...
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What are the differences between the AK47 and the M4A1?

Which one has a better recoil? How many bullets does each clip hold? What can you attach to these weapons? Do the differences between these weapons make one better-suited for one situation compared to ...
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Black Ops / MW3 differences

What are the actual differences between Black Ops and MW3? I'm talking about the differences between online and offline play modes as well as differences in actual gameplay and also things like ...
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Maps used online VS places in campaign mode

One big thing to do first in online mode is to well know the maps . I know that I could walk and explore in them alone in a private match. But it's boring... I began to play the campaign mode to ...
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Weapon progress in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

I have maxed out several weapons on MW3 but when you look at the gun it says I have not reached the max progression for the gun. For example, my AK-47 has every category maxed out for kills and level ...
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Does each Call of Duty playlist require thousands of servers?

How come Infinity Ward doesn't offer a hardcore playlist for every game type?. Recently they added hardcore domination, FINALLY. But my question is, do they have to have thousands of servers to ...
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MW3 Prestige Unlock One Item [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When I use a Prestige Token to Unlock Gear, what happens? With the prestige shop, the option to unlock one item, is that permanently through that prestige round? Or ...