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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Does the Juggernaut's health increase progressively in Survival?

When playing Survival it quickly becomes apparent that the health of the standard enemy soldier goes up either per round or per-so-many rounds. Does this also apply for the Juggernauts? I usually ...
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In Call of Duty Elite, what does SPM mean?

In the Call of Duty Elite service, on the Connect tab, it is possible to sort the members of your clan by different stats. One of them is "SPM", which is presumably a X per minute stat. What does it ...
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I can't find any multiplayer games for Modern Warfare 3 on Xbox 360

I completed the campaign in MW3 and it was an awesome experience. Then I head to multiplayer and looked into games that I can play. But unfortunately there are no games to play. The search says "no ...
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is there a way to only join games that have not started yet?

I am sick of joining in a game with it half over already. is there a way or a setting to change where I only join games while they are in the lobby?
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Is the Shotgun Attachment tactically useful in Modern Warfare 3?

I can't think of any reason not to just carry a shotgun as a secondary weapon with Overkill. Seems like you'd want your attachment slot for something else. Was it just added to make a long list of ...
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Is the airplane scene in this game?

At 0:52 of this video there is a scene where the vet and noob are in free fall due to a crashing airplane. Is there a level in this game where this takes place?
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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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Grenade Blast Radius

What are the comparative blast radii of each of the lethal and tactical grenades in MW3? I am trying to upgrade my Recon perk and I want to know what grenades would be easiest to hit the enemy with.
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Where is the heartbeat sensor for the PKP pecheneg?

I use a PKP pecheneg a lot in MW3 (multiplayer) and I can't seem to find the heartbeat sensor attachment for it. Could someone help me please?
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Best Place to Shoot Technicals to Disable Them

When trying to disable a vehicle, is there a particularly good place to hit them to cause extra damage (such as the engine block or cab)? Or do hits in all locations cause the same damage?
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What's the difference between the “Red Dot Sight” and “Holographic Sight” attachments?

The question has been asked for Modern Warfare 2. Difference between Holographic and Red Dot sight? Does it function the same for Modern Warfare 3 ?
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What is the purpose of “Reset All Stats”?

I noticed in the Prestige Shop there is an option for 10th level prestige where you can reset all stats. What is the purpose of it? The only use I could think of is using it after you've beat the ...
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Does playing with a bad guest player damage my stats in MW3?

If I have a friend join in for co-op muliplayer online splitscreen in Modern Warfare 3, and he does badly (as the second player, not the first) does his bad game effect MY stats?
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Is there mouse acceleration in MW3? If so, how can I disable it?

Mouse acceleration (also called "Enhance pointer precision") is a feature in which the distanced moved by the on-screen pointer is not simply proportional to the distanced moved by the mouse. Instead, ...
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Possible to access custom classes greater than 5 in split-screen?

I played MW3 last night and used the split-screen feature to let my girlfriend play also. I noticed on very big problem though. I spent 2 prestige tokens(yes, already!) on extra custom classes, so I ...
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MW3 Challenges Locked Glitch

I play on PS3. I am 1st Prestige Level 80 and I am unable to complete some challenges still (I have done these challenges, but the challenges say I have not completed them). I'm able to look at every ...
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Is Support Juggernaut only defensive?

In Modern warfare 3, is the Juggernaut in support pointstreak package only for defensive, IE you can't shoot or attack? I got it briefly but that's what it looked like it only was for, but wanted to ...
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Can I use “click and hold” sighting?

By default, you look down the sights by clicking the right mouse button, and stop looking down them by clicking it again. Is it possible to change the controls to look down the sights when you press ...
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Is my internet connection too slow for online games?

When playing Modern Warfare 3 (PS3), it seems like I'm killed by a single bullet constantly. When I watch the kill cam, it looks like the other player shot me 4-5 times. Is my internet connection ...
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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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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 guns can penetrate what kind of structures?

I seem to misjudge my destruction capability and shoot hopelessly through walls and structures, hoping to kill the guy I know is right behind it. What guns are able to penetrate, are there any ...
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What weapons lend themselves to easy use by noobs/inexperienced players?

Assuming I haven't developed any skill with specific weapons yet, what weapon skills should I develop. For example, if I were to become a master with a sub-machine gun, would I typically still get ...
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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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Does C4 damage stack?

Although not really an issue in Multiplayer, I've found in survival mode that using multiple C4 blocks at once doesn't seem to do as much damage as individual C4 attacks. For example - a Juggernaut. ...
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How is the end of round bonus calculated?

I've found several very contradictory explanations / formulas how the end of match bonus in MW3 multiplayer is calculated. I would be very grateful if someone could shed some light on this subject. ...
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Getting MW3 Double XP without Mtn Dew or any prestige tokens

Today (November 13th, 2011), while playing MW3 on Xbox I noticed I was getting Double XP for most of the day. I know that you can enable it a few different ways, but I didn't do anything special this ...
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Does Dead Man's Hand require you to have C4 equipped?

I haven't unlocked the Dead Man's Hand deathstreak yet, but it sounds rather cool. I was wondering though, does it require me to have C4 equipped in order to blow up in my opponent's face?
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Where does Modern Warfare 3 save your profile information?

I'm wondering where Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3's saved games folder sits, especially when you use steam to install and play the game. After "tricking" Steam to installing it from the disk, rather ...
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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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Does my XP from Spec Ops: Missions carry over to Spec Ops: Survival mode?

I've noticed that I gain experience while playing Spec Ops: Survival mode, and the more XP I have, the more things I can unlock. I was playing Spec Ops: Missions mode earlier, and I noticed an XP ...
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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 to be a good sniper?

I recently bought Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and with my most loved classes I end up having a K:D ratio of 2:1 or 3:1 almost every game. But when it comes to playing as a sniper I just get to 1:1 ...
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Do kick and grip stack?

The first weapon proficiency you unlock is "kick", and for some weapons one of the first weapon attachments is "grip". Both reduce recoil, but I've often wondered if one reduces more than the other, ...
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How to level up faster in MW3 survival mode?

I am at level 36 in Survival model, How do I level up faster? Should I keep playing higher waves or as @agent86 mentioned[this is my interpretation of what he said], restart after wave 15? ...
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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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What is that square bomb you plant on doors before breaching into a room and going into bullet time?

Before you and your comrades breach into a room to save a prisoner and enter bullet time to kill off some guards, you will almost-always place a large, flat, square bomb on the door. Q1: What is that ...
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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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Clicked on “… may find … disturbing or offensive” in Modern Warfare 3… is there a way to ENABLE it?

Whole title: "Some players may find some game content in one of the missions disturbing or offensive" So ... I clicked on the wrong option. Is there a way to revert it and choose the "No I won't be ...
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Weapon challenges not registering

I don't think I understand how the weapon challenges work. I always use the same weapon, yet I have 0 progress, in it's challenges. How do I make the challenges count? Do I need to select it somehow? ...
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How do I change Field of View in Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 Multiplayer?

How do I change Field of View in Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 Multiplayer?
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Modern Warfare 3 Multiplayer with Guest

I noticed that when playing MW3 on Xbox Live with a guest (someone that doesn't have a gold subscription and is just your "second"), they start at the same level as you with all of your same classes. ...
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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 is the effect of Rapid Fire attachment on Single Fire Weapons?

Playing modern warfare 3 multi-player, I recently levelled my MK14 up high enough to enable the Rapid Fire attachment. The MK14 Assault Rifle is a Semi-automatic (single fire) weapon. As the ...
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How to play a multiplayer team death match in MW3 indefinitely? (no scoring)

I do not know if this is possible but I think the online team death match is too fast? The game ends every 10-20 mins when the score is reached. Is there a way or a mode that let's you play ...
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Does the Scavenger perk give you extra grenades?

In Modern Warfare 3, does the Scavenger perk give you grenades from dead players? I was wondering if it did for those players who haven't used their grenades. I assume when you scavenge, you get only ...
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What is the HAMR Scope?

I'm leveling up my guns pretty fast but I still haven't gotten to unlock the HAMR scope.. and thanks to MW3 only saying "is unlocked at level X" I can't see any sort of description or what stats it ...
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What are the main differences between Modern Warfare 3 and Modern Warfare 2/Black Ops?

Besides updated plot and new features, were any actual changes made to the game engine or the graphics, etc.? It seems to me as though they are basically all the same.
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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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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 ...