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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Minimap not appearing in MW3 Single Player XBox 360 Hardened Level

I am just starting MW3 on my XBox 360 and I am not getting a minimap, which I think is supposed to show up in the upper left-hand corner of the screen. Is this an option that I have to turn on ...
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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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Is it possible to set up MW3 to run fullscreen on the secondary monitor?

In BF3 I can choose which monitor to use for fullscreen gaming. Since my secondary monitor is my plasma TV, this is a great feature. MW3 instead offers video modes for the primary screen only, so ...
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Modern Warfare 3 Private Match with more than 9 players

I was trying to play a private match with my clan, but we could not get more than 9 players in the match at once because the Xbox Live lobby would only allow 9 players. Then we were not able to add ...
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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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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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What is affected by the EMP killstreak?

When an EMP is activated, what killstreak rewards are destroyed if they're in-progress? Are there any that are immune (that "finish up")? What about deployable items?
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What is the final stand in Modern Warfare 3?

I've been wondering this for a long time. While a multiplayer map is loading in Modern Warfare 3, the intel shows that if I survive the final stand I can stand up again. What does that mean and what ...
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How do I shoot while carrying a riot shield?

While in survival mode, is there a way to shoot while protecting myself using the riot shield? Or should the player switch between the weapon and the shield every time?
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Previous Prestige Icons under callsign, can I prestige in earlier CODs and get the updated icon?

I am not max prestige in the previous games, if I go back and prestige in those games will the icons under the callsigns in MW3 update?
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Modern warfare 3 multiplayer xbox360 and ps3 same servers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does MW3 support cross-platform multiplayer? Lets say my friend has a ps3 and I have an xbox360, will we be able to play modern warfare 3against each other in ...
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How do I turn on “god” mode?

Is there a cheat or hack to turn on god mode in Modern Warfare 3's Survival mode? I'm playing on a PC.
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How do you select the Fourth kill streak?

On one of the loading screens for MW3 I noticed an "intel" text that said something similar to this: "You can choose 3 kill streaks for support, assault, or specialist. You also can choose one other ...
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Are the waves on survival completely endless?

I'm wondering if there is a limit to the number of waves in MW3's survival mode. I found this spot in terminal where if you sit cozily, you cant be shot at but you can shoot everyone else. After about ...
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Does running MW2 means you can run MW3?

I read somewhere that MW2 and MW3 share the same core. But the system requirements are a bit different. Does this means that if I can run very smoothly MW2, I can run smoothly MW3 on the same ...
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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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Does everyone needs the content packs to play together?

I want to play together with a friend of mine. However, we don't have the content packs. Can we play on the new DLC maps and missions if only one of us buys the packs? (i.e. the host) Or we both have ...
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What is the best gametype/strategy for leveling a sniper rifle?

Having played plenty with shorties, ARs, and SMGs, I'd like to give sniper rifles a fair try. It seems to me that the variable zoom scope that you get towards the highest weapon xp levels is ...
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What is the sprint speed while carrying C4 in MW3 Survival Mode?

In MW3 survival mode, After round 35, I feel like I am going to run out of ammo, So I started carrying two LMGs. My learning is, LMGs slows down the Sprint speed. So when ever I sprint for a full ...
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Having a guest on a local xbox join a party on MW3

If you start playing MW3, you can hit 'A' on a second controller to play with you split screen on live. Also, you can hit 'Y' and invite friends, making a party through some games. Are you able to ...
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What all does founder-status entail?

If you activate a paid subscription to Elite before November 13, 2011, you gain "founder status". What all does this entail? Does it affect the game in any way (even just vanity wise)? Or does it ...
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Viable strategy to complete “The Surgical”, “Dictator”, and “Mach 5” challenges

All of these challenges involve shooting an entire clip into enemies without missing or reloading. I have done the similar "Perfectionist" with the sniper rifles, but that seemed so much easier with ...
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Fixed gun emplacement challenge

Is there any challenge/title/emblem that you get for kills with a fixed gun emplacement like the ones found on Bakara or Liberation? In previous games there was, but I've gotten a 5+ killstreak, and ...
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How long does a sentry gun last in Spec Ops: Survival?

I've been experimenting with Survival mode in Modern Warfare 3 Spec Ops, but I haven't quite unlocked everything yet. One thing that seems like it should be super useful is the sentry gun. There ...
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No online survival mode games for MW3?

When I try and Find Match on Modern Warfare 3 Survival Mode, it keeps searching but never finds anyone. Has anyone else experienced this? Why is this?
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How should strategy for Spec Ops Survival mode differ from normal Multiplayer?

Engaging enemies in Survival Mode is certainly different from those you'd find playing against humans. What tactics work well for Survival Mode which may not otherwise work well in multiplayer?
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Completing the Star Player challenge

I've had a few matches recently (Sabotage) recently where I ended with a greater than 5:1 Kill/Death ratio. The Star Player challenge is unlocked, but neither match completed it. The actual numbers ...
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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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Dead Man's Hand and Deathstreaks

What does Dead Man's Hand do and how does it work? Does it count to your deaths if you fail to get a kill using it? or even if you kill does it still count to your deaths?
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How can I change the team names in Modern Warfare 3?

On one server, I noticed that it had changed the team names from "Spetsnaz" and "PMC" to "Russians" and "Americans". How can I do something similar?
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Game progress far below 100% after beating the game?

While playing Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3, I killed Makrov, the game ended and I watched the credits. Yet my progress bar still shows only 50% of the tasks finished. How can I get the missing ...
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What are the differences between the MW3 pistols:P99 and the Five Seven?

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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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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Is there any way to reset your stats without losing prestige/ level/ etc.?

I know that there is a "Reset All Stats" button, but I don't want to be all the way back at level one after getting tenth prestige. When I started playing MW3, I hadn't played CoD in forever, and I ...
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Are there any similarities between the plot of Modern Warfare 2 and the plot of Modern Warfare 3?

I've had a few debates with friends over the whole CoD franchise and all, and one of their biggest and most recurring points is that Modern Warfare 3 is the same as Modern Warfare 2 but with changed ...
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Can I create a 4 vs 4 LAN Party in Call of Duty: MW3?

I have been trying to create a LAN party between two PS3 consoles in Call of Duty MW3, and I succeeded but it allows me only 2 players per console. My question is: Is there a way to create a LAN ...
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Call of Duty MW3 Guide for Black Ops Players

Being a Wii gamer, black ops is my first real exposure to call of duty. So has anyone written a guide for transitioning from black ops weapons system (I see the upgrade system is quite different), ...
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How does the Range Weapon Proficiency work?

Does Range Weapon Profiency increase the range for both hip-fire AND while aiming down sights (ADS)? Or does it do that just for one of those?
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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 playing with a “default” weapon set-up in MW3 unlock weapon proficiencies?

If you have the weapon in the default weapon class is it able to earn proficiencies? OR earn points towards the same weapon if you've earned it in rank?
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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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Modern Warfare 3 Multiplayer is “Currently Unavailable?”

I started up Steam today to play some Modern Warfare 3, and finally play for more than 10 minute increments... Regardless the reason for me playing, the game would not start- and notified me: "This ...
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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 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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How do I use the Undermounted Shotgun attachment for assault rifles?

In call of duty: modern warfare 3 (PC version) when playing multiplayer. You can select at weapon level 20 the shotgun attachment for the assault rifle. How do you fire it? Does it happen ...
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Prestige Points after starting MW3

Can I earn an extra point if you prestige in MW2 after you have already prestiged in MW3? I did and dont see the PP
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Blind Eye Pro - What Qualifies?

I was reading the description of the blind eye pro perk in call of duty modern warfare 3 perk. It says to destroy someone's streak item. Does that mean things such as destroying crates, or does that ...
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Why don't you always get points for destroying a headquarters?

I've noticed that sometimes you get some points when you destroy a headquarters and sometimes you don't. Why? Last game I played HeadQuarter Pro, when my team was trailing, I didn't get points. ...
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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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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 ...